Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Germany, Dortmund
Originally Posted by harimauhk
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!
thank you very much for this information.