Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 1820. A very rare and unusual CHINESE sword with a wide straight blade and a simple very long rope-bound hilt. The cross-guards are fairly plain and ring shape pommel are made of solid iron. Blade 25.5 inches long. The single edged blade is 2 inches wide approx. A rare type quite possibly made for execution purposes or ceremonial occasions. A very scarce sword quite possibly brought back to the UK as a souvenir after the Boxer rebellion circa 1900-1901. Very good well used condition. No scabbard. Overall length 37 inches. Ref 1820. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968.