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Rare 19th C. Korean Hwando Short Sword

( ID: cd783 )

An uncommon and rare 19th C. Korean short sword. This example displays typical Korean characteristics in the lacquered pig skin handle wrap, the faux metallic ray skin same, the short habaki of odd cross section, and the typical leather covered scabbard.  Uncommon to find Korean short swords.

Overall length is 20".

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