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C1850 Native Cavalry Tulwar £375

A rather fun unit marked Anglo-Indian tulwar, a very large sirohi blade. This sword a mid 19th Century piece which has later been carried and marked in the late 19th century to a British Indian Army unit. The sword is marked 1/1, 37 which appears to correspond to the first rissalah (troop) of the first squadron of the 37th Lancers, Baluch Horse. A native cavalry regiment raised from among the Baluchi and Pathan tribes. This regiment was raised from veterans of earlier Native Cavalry units of purely Muslim horsemen in 1885, they served among the northern units of the Indian Army and they served in active combat from the 3rd Anglo-Afghan War through to 1922 when they amalgamated to become the 15th Lancers. This sword is in good condition with one section of loss to the disc pommel. This sword can be yours for £375 or best offer.

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