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Chinese ring pommeled knife
Of a type used by bandits, brigands, pirates, and the like.
Slender hudiedao pair
A classic example of the narrow military type, with brass guards.
Hudiedao set with scabbard
Classic pair of Southern Chinese butterfly swords.
Group of arms from Tonkin
Probably from the French Tonkin campaign of the 1880s.
Balinese keris of Ferdinand Blok
The 9-luk blade of strong proportions is engraved with the face of a demon.
Sialkot (production center)
A town well-known for its arms production, and gold overlay work (koftgari)
Punjabi koftgari lockbox
Iron lockbox with key, decorated with the gold koftgari normally seen on arms.
Polished Sino-Vietnamese dagger
A heavy Sin-Vietnamese fighting knife, with recently polished blade.
Broad Vietnamese knife
Broad bladed example with horn hilt and engraved blade.
Large Chinese hunting knife
With fine blade in recent polish. With resting scabbard.