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AF551: Salampasu Sword

  • AF551 : Salampasu Sword
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AF551: Salampasu Sword

A large and heavy Salampasu fighting sword. The wood handle is finely carved with a hide and hair covering and a great dark patina from age and use. The double edged blade is very heavy and well forged in the classic Salampasu style. The Salampasu were a fierce warrior tribe, and this would have been one of their main weapons.     

25" overall with a 19 1/2" blade. Late 19th or early 20th century D. R. Congo, Africa.    ....$375.00

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