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Old 16th October 2011, 11:49 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by harimauhk
Hi Battara,

The term talibung is not used in Cebu, but it is used in Leyte and Samar. I would put money on this piece having been made in Leyte or Samar. In Cebu, similar knives are called plamingko (like flamenco in Spanish).

This may have been a WWII (or earlier) bringback, but it wasn't made specifically for a tourist to take home, which makes it a lot more attractive!



Hello Harimauhk,

thank you very much for this information.

Regards,

Detlef
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