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List: $529.00

Our Price: $429.95

This is a high quality product made in Toledo Spain by Marto.

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SCIMITAR - The Arabian CutlassNobleWares Image of Arabian Cutlass Scimitar 582 by Marto of Spain (582) by MARTO
The Scimitar is the Arabian/Muslim version of the Cutlass. Used by the Muslim armies during the period of the Crusades it is later considered to be typical of Arab horseman. The Scimitar is a sword with a short curved single-edged blade, broadest at the point end. Although the scimitar was used by both Turks and Persians, many Islamic traditions adopted scimitars, as attested by their symbolic occurrence, e.g. on the Coat of arms of Saudi Arabia or the traditional surik in the Coat of arms of East Timor. There were given various shapes to the cutlass in past times and there was an important Toledan production of them during the Moorish period in Spain.

A sample of this cutlass can be found in the "Museo del Ejercito" in Madrid. Its main characteristics are the crossward, which raises to the handle on one side and descends to the blade on the other side, and its wide curved blade. This beautifully stylized cutlass is a reminder that Toledo was an important center of sword production during these historical Arab Islamic periods. The highly polished stainless steel blade measures 25" in length and 4-1/2" across at the widest point of its tip and is forged and fully tempered in world famous 420 Toledo Steel. Overall length of this magnificently detailed collectors cutlass is 32-1/4".

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Overall Length: 32 1/4"
Blade Length: 25"
Blade Material: 420A Stainless Steel
Handle: Antiqued Silver Plated decorated with detailed engraved Islamic symbols and design.

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Arabian Cutlass Scimitar 582 by Marto of Spain Arabian Cutlass Scimitar 582 by Marto of Spain
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MARTO of Spain
The most popular sword maker in the world. Arguably the best decorative sword maker to date. Marto was founded in 1961 in the old district of Toledo Spain. Their mission is to regain the testimony and the techniques of the master craftsman. Today Marto brings back to life the original art of the sword from the rapier and foil to the Japanese katana. Joining traditional hand crafts with modern materials, are a team of men willing to make a daily effort to achieve the unsurpassed quality which Marto is identified with worldwide. All original Marto molds are given the utmost attention so that no detail is neglected. The hilts are shaped from the original piece and are hand finished and polished. The blades are crafted from the finest 420 stainless steel and are fully tempered to 48-53 Rockwell hardness. Marto is also a skilled maker of Suits of Armor, Shields, & Small Collectibles (Martespa).

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