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1837
LATE 1800s - EARLY 1900s TUAREG LANCE. An old hand- forged iron lance of the type called 'Allar'. Spear pointed lance head with a central median ridge, sharp blade edges and originally with 2 lower barbs, one now missing. Length of lance blade is approx. 26cms. Another 16cms below the lance blade, on the iron shaft are another 2 barbs. Bands of brass rings are inserted at intervals along the entire length of the tubular iron shaft. The bottom 50cm of the lance is flatted out and terminates in a flared section with a reasonably shape edge. There is a brass circular disc affixed to the shaft which divides the flattened section from the tubular section. O/a length is 207.5cm. A well made old lance from the Sahara region. Grade II-
 NO LONGER AVAILABLE