Zulu Wars period and earlier. 49 ¼” length. Broad leaf-shaped head of the form used during Shaka’s reign.  He directed that new parrying spears be made by forging together two heads from the old throwing spears. Cylindrical bolster dimpled below the blade. Seamless hide socket with twist wrap pattern. Tapered wood shaft with expanded butt splintered in its working life and worn over. Some “manor house” paint spatter attesting to its display in an English noble home. Wonderful uniform age character throughout. Please contact us in regards to shipping and availability if purchasing internationally.

Item ID: A3115

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