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The Padri Gun by Westenenk

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Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
€2200,-
This style was produced in Tangerang, just West of Batavia, now Jakarta.
€450,-
An unusual variety, shortened to carbine size, with a chicken wing wood stock.
€1600,-
The sword of the Murut headhunters of northern Borneo.
€900,-
These ornate versions with hairpin forged blades were worn by local royalty.
€1700,-
The best of its kind known to me, with silver overlay and ivory finial.
€2400,-
With triple grooves and in heavy silver mountings.
€3200,-
Cantonese double swords with archaic dragon design mounts.
€650,-