Originally Posted by Dajak
Hi Maurice the metal bands on the scabbard and the type off scabbard mostly indicate North Borneo .
I just want to see the other side to tell if it is and Iban mandau I explain it when you overhere why .
The wider bands that indeed looks like metal bands on the pictures, are in fact old horn bands. At the picture you can see how such band is fastened at the back of the scabbard.
I will try to take some pics today of the other side of the blade.