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Old 27th May 2024, 08:03 AM   #1
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Hi All,

Perhaps a tombak from Sumatra or Java?

Is anyone familiar with the metalwork below the metuk?

Total Length of Tombak - 186 cm

Length Tip to Metuk - 32cm

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Old 27th May 2024, 01:33 PM   #2
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Lombok perhaps?
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Old 27th May 2024, 06:01 PM   #3
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I would vote for Sumatra!
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Old 27th May 2024, 09:51 PM   #4
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This comment addresses only the tombak, not the shaft.

The metuk is unmistakably Tuban style, which in real terms means North Coast Jawa & to the West. However, the body of the tombak is not Tuban and I cannot give an opinion from a photo, I would need to handle it.
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