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1842
C20th ZULU SPEAR. Steel, leaf shaped blade 19cm long and 3.5cm at it's widest point with a circular steel tang protruding for 13cm from the wooden shaft. The tang fits into the wooden shaft (old split marks to either side of the shaft where the tang has been inserted) and has a short length of hide binding, this now with some hair loss and deterioration. Thick wooden shaft, approx, 95cm long. O/a length approx. 126.5cm. This spear is one of a number of weapons that were confiscated by the authorities during a localised Zulu uprising in 1928. A period made spear although the blade could be much older. Grade II-
 SOLD at A$230