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left - a 19th century Zulu status necklace made from jackal's teeth<br />
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centre - a 19th century Zulu status necklace made from lion's teeth valued at £2,000<br />
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right - a 19th century Zulu status necklace made from jackal's teeth.<br />
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A collection of items used to slaughter British troops at the famous battle of Isandlwana in the Anglo-Zulu war has emerged for sale.<br />
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The collection was amassed by David Smith, a former Royal Marine Commando from Beckenham in Kent, who had an interest in the culture of the Zulu people.<br />
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There are over 150 items for sale including a club thought to be used by an executioner, worth £300, and a necklace made from lion's teeth worth £2,000.<br />
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Mr Smith suddenly died aged 65 in 2009 and the items are being sold by his partner, Roberta Welham.<br />
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The whole collection could fetch £100,000 in total.