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Andrew 8th March 2015 11:10 PM

Scarce "Buddhist" Dha for Sale.
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US$475.00. Domestic shipping (within contiguous 48 states) included. Actual shipping will be additional outside the US.

Dha-lwe. Myanmar (Burma). Early-Mid 20th Century.
Rattan and brass mountings covered with pitch. New textile baldric and white Buddhist string bindings. Blade engraved with Buddhist inscriptions/blessings.

Overall length: 69.5 cm
Blade length: 48 cm
Handle length: 21.5 cm
Scabbard length: 51 cm

This particular sword was loaned to the Macao Museum of Art for the "History of Steel in East Asia" exhibit, and is featured in the catalogue from that exhibit via the following photo:

Andrew 8th March 2015 11:13 PM

If you wish, you can PM me, or email me at

Andrew 24th March 2015 04:17 PM

Price reduced to US$425.00

Andrew 26th April 2015 12:30 AM

If I am asking too much, feel free to make an offer. :shrug:

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