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Banjar sword "Lam-Alif"

A very old South Borneo sword from the area around Banjarmasin. Wooden hilt and wooden scabbard with silk wrap.

The blade is probably an old Celebes import example with multiple Lam- Alif characters.

Early 19th century

See also Ling Roth - The Natives of Sarawak and British North Borneo. 

Size: 50  cm. Blade 38,5 cm. 


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