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Old 19th February 2018, 04:05 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by mariusgmioc
Hello Roland,

To me, it looks more like a Chinese Pudao.

Hi Marius,

thank you for your thoughts.

Polearm was also my first guess but than I saw these symbols and the number, I became indecisive.

I think the tang is too weak for a polearm, maybe it was shortened.

The blade under the yelman-like area is 2.5 mm thin, relatively thin for a polearm.

What I can say definitely is that there are very deep notches. It almost seems, a little bit of steel from an oponents weapon is cold welded in the notch.

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