WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options

Lot 318: Djibouti Gile Style East African Dagger

Firearm & Militaria Auction

by Cordier Auctions & Appraisals

December 4, 2016

Harrisburg, PA, USA

Live Auction
Sold
  • Djibouti Gile Style East African Dagger
  • Djibouti Gile Style East African Dagger
  • Djibouti Gile Style East African Dagger
  • Djibouti Gile Style East African Dagger
  • Djibouti Gile Style East African Dagger
   
Looking for the realized and estimated price?

Description: DESCRIPTION: An African dagger with boomerang shaped and fullered blade. Wood and metal handle. Brass guard and decorated brass pommel. Goat hide scabbard with leather hanger, wire wrapped bottom, and brass toe. It is believed to be a Djibouti Gile style dagger as used by the Danakil, Issa, and Afar peoples of East Africa. MEASUREMENTS: Blade is 15". 19-3/4" overall. CONDITION: Spotty discoloration to the blade. Moderate verdigris to the guard. Light surface wear to the scabbard. ESTIMATE: $80 - $120

Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)