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Pade 

Good Pade, the traditional sword of the Alfuric tribes of South East Sulawesi 

Due to high quality of these swords they where also exported to the Moluccas.

This example has a full horn handle and rattan wounded grip. The strong heavy blade with interesting laminations of different iron qualities.  The wooden peg with horsehair is a removable  reconstruction.

Dating from half 19 th century

Size: 77  cm.

Price in euro  750,-