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Old 26th February 2021, 08:02 PM   #1
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Hi all! I have been following the forum for a while and was hoping for a little help. Would love any thoughts on the providence of this piece. Thanks in advance!!
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Old 27th February 2021, 07:08 PM   #2
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Could be Filipino. If it is, it might be Tagalog (I have a similar piece) from Luzon, and from the time of the turn of the 20th century. The engraving under the guard looks like a form of okir.

The "X" might be talismanic - common on lots of Philippine bladed weaponry.
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Thanks for the thoughts!! Itís an interesting piece and trying to get a good id on it isnít easy. Wish I had the scabbard.
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