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Fine Philippines 19th C. Talibon Sword, Sword of Christian Tribes of North Philippines

( ID: ks1019 )

The Talibon sword is the primary sword of the Christian tribes of northern Philippines. The heavy and very sharp blade has a beveled edged witha  thick spine. The original carved wooden handle is wrapped with cane, and the wooden scabbard has the original hanging cloth as well with a Chinese coin. This sword is characterized by the floral style pommel and was the favored weapon of the Dios-Dios cult, also known as the Pulajanes.

A fine condition and original battle sword.

Overall length is 27", blade is 20" and 1/4" thick at the spine.

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