Pesh-kabz scabbard, 1849 (c)
This scabbard is recorded as being taken from an Afghan commander, allied to the Sikh forces, at the Battle of Gujerat, during the 2nd Sikh War (1848-1849), in 1849.
Inscribed on the reverse of the associated dagger's tang: 'This dagger was taken by the Scinde Horse, from the chief in command of the Affghan Cavly at the Battle of Goozerat and presented by Lt Malcolm and his brother officers, to Coll the Honble Henry Dundas. Commanding the Bombay Division of the Punjaub'.
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