Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: The Aussie Bush
Congrats Mark ...
Excellent example, and provenanced as well. Look forward to seeing more pics of the blade.
Hope you can nail down the likely area of Burma from which it came. The year predates substantial British involvement in the area, but you may find something helpful in the chronicles of early travelers to Burma. I have read of Portuguese mercenaries in Burma around this time.
Let's hear what you find.