Antique, late 19th century - early 20th century, traditional Afghan khyber short sword of characteristic form. Khyber is the traditional knife of the Mahsud, a tribe of the Khyber pass area between Pakistan and Afghanistan.Strong T-shaped single-edged straight blade of high quality steel. The wooden scabbard is covered with leather and decorated with pirced brass tip mount. A great example of lethal weapon from Afghanistan and North India. Good condition for its age with some pitting to the blade age. Total length of the dagger with sheath: 80 cm (31 1/2). Length of the blade with handle: 68.5 cm (27). Length of the blade without handle: 56.5 cm (22 1/4). Width of the blade at the ricasso: 57 mm (2 1/4). The item is in the UK. The item "Antique Afghan Khyber Knife Straight Blade Islamic Sword Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz" is in sale since Sunday, November 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Middle Eastern". The seller is "emilzolya" and is located in Nottingham. This item can be shipped worldwide.