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PH596: Katipunan Saber
PH596: Katipunan Saber
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PH596: Katipunan Saber

Long Katipunan Saber sword with a horn handle and brass hand guard. This looks to be dress sword rather then a battle sword and the blade is a bit thin. There is foliage and flowers chiseled into the well forged blade. The Katipunan were a clandestine revolutionary society formed in 1892 to gain independence from Spain. When the US moved into the Philippines in 1898 they supported the Katipunan with arms and supported their cause.    

32" Overall with a 26 1/4" Blade with a 3/16" Back Edge. late 19th century, Northern Philippines.


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