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Old 9th January 2017, 05:01 PM   #1
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Default Latok with Brass Handle

Here is an nice Latok with an brass handle never see one like this.



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Old 9th January 2017, 05:10 PM   #2
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A VERY FINE LATOK I HAVE NEVER SEEN ONE LIKE IT . ITS INTERESTING THAT SEVERAL UNIQUE FORMS OF SWORDS WITH BRASS HANDLES HAVE SURFACED RECENTLY. DID A COLLECTOR WHO LOVED BRASS HANDLES AND FITTINGS RECENTLY SELL HIS COLLECTION OR IS IT JUST COINCIDENCE? THE WORKMANSHIP HAS BEEN EXCELLENT ON THE THREE EXAMPLES RECENTLY FEATURED ON THE FORUM.
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Old 15th January 2017, 09:34 AM   #3
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There are a few weapons in Borneo that I had with brass handle like an Mandau
parang nabur Latok....

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Old 15th January 2017, 12:57 PM   #4
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A beautiful and unusual latok Dajak. The brass hilt is really quite striking and helps highlight the brass inlay in the blade. Could you possibly post a couple of close-ups showing the inlay a bit better? A great catch, thank you for sharing.

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Old 15th January 2017, 02:56 PM   #5
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Very nice and rare latok Benny!

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Old 15th January 2017, 03:53 PM   #6
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Not very common at all! I have only seen one other.............
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Old 15th January 2017, 04:33 PM   #7
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Here are a few pics.

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Old 15th January 2017, 06:01 PM   #8
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THANKS FOR THE MORE DETAIL ON PICTURES VERY IMPRESSIVE WORKMANSHIP. THE PACKAYUN OF THE MURUT TRIBE HAS NICE BRASS WORK BUT HAVE YOU EVER SEEN ONE WITH A COMPLETE BRASS HANDLE? THAT WOULD BE VERY IMPRESSIVE.
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Old 16th January 2017, 06:09 PM   #9
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Hi Vandoo

Not yet I have seen an pakayun with an brass handle

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