Very Good long and Heavy Flyssa Sword, Algier - 14303
We offer for sell this Flyssa, the traditional sword of the Kabyles people of Algier. These type of swords come with blades of various sizes from 12 up to 40 inches plus. This one is late 19C. It has a massive 35 inches blade 15 mm thick. It is single edge widening to its maximum about 14 inches from the tip. The blade is inlaid on both sides as well as on the spine with brass decoration. The hilt is a combination of steel and wood covered with engraved brass in a styled animal head. Total length 40 inches. Very good condition. No scabbard. Impressive sword.