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Old 16th December 2020, 12:25 AM   #23
Jim McDougall
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Originally Posted by Victrix
Blades show an interesting similarity with 16thC Styrian dusägge sabres. The Indian ones seem slightly more curved. Also some of the fullers are similar to dussägge in some cases.
One cannot help but wonder if there a connection between those dusagge blades and these heavy bladed Indian 'tegha'. Note the 'sickle marks' on the blade of the dusagge and consider how often copies of these marks occur on Indian blades.
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