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Old 3rd November 2018, 02:14 PM   #5
Ian
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Detlef,

It would seem that nobody else has one of these to show. The thin bolster seems unusual. Also, the place name and date remind me of the Tjikeroeh swords and knives of the late 19th C. and early 20th C. that seem to have been produced for the Dutch colonial and domestic markets.

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