Unusual Gurade Short Sword from Ethiopia - 7184

The Gurade is the common name for a saber in Ethiopia. Ethiopian Gurade swords will usually employ European military saber blades (some specially made for Ethiopia by Wilkinson Sword Company in the UK) and a wood or horn handle of a characteristic form. Up for sale here is this very unusual Gurade with a brass cast handle. Blade length 25 inches with a 10 inches back edge. 30 inches total length. Very good condition with good patina on the blade. No scabbard