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Indian 19 century Bichuwa dagger

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The Bichuwa or Bichawa is a dagger with a loop hilt and a narrow dual edged lightly wavy blade, sometimes just double blades. It is named for its resemblance to the sting of a scorpion, for which the Hindi name is bichuwa. The weapon originated in South India, and as it is being relatively easy to make it rapidly spread all over the subcontinent, and was in use well into the 20th century as a weapon and as a decorative dagger.

This example has a finely engraved brass loop hilt with two narrow dual double edged blades. A particularly rare and fine example.
£750.00  UK
$946.58  USA
875.63  EU
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DimensionsLOA: 34cm Length Of Blades: 22cm. Width Of Guard: 6cm. Date 1850  Early Victorian Antiques Material Brass Origin Indian Condition Very good blades solid in hilt no rust good age patina overall Item code as1209a024 / Double Blade Status For Sale

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Indian 19 century Bichuwa dagger
as1209a024 / Double Blade



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