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Chinese Dadao Executioner's Sword, Nanjing Rebellion 1850-1871

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Start price: $325

Estimated price: $500 - $750

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Chinese Dadao executioner’s sword, Nanjing Rebellion 1850-1871. Infantry executioners sword signed to the crossguard with illegible text in cast crossguard, wood grip original with a tightly wound twine, ring to the pommel for suspension, and a long wide sweeping single edged blade with a single fuller. Size 33 1/4" L, blade 22 1/2" L

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