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Antique Indonesian Swords and Weapons

INDO531: Nias Balato Sword

  • INDO531 : Nias Balato Sword
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INDO531: Nias Balato Sword

Old Nias Balato sword. The wood handle shows the Lasara monster with monkey on his head and a good dark patina from age and use. This is a bit of a village quality sword, but it is old and made for real use and battle. The blade is pitted from old rust that has been cleaned off. The original scabbard is in fair condition.    

28 1/2" Overall with a 19 1/2" Blade. Early 20th century, Nias, Indonesia.    ....Sold

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