Item #: BQ2375 -- A Scarce Mexican Gamecock Pommeled Machete, German Import, ca. 1900 -- $565.00
A fine example with cast nickel silver gamecock-head pommel handle with cow horn grips. The brightly polished blade is double fullered, single etched with floral borders and " Hacendado" (rich landowner), and maker stamped "Ewald Brokking, Gevelsberg(?) No. 376". The stamped leather sheath is original to the sword. Fine period condition with use sharpening of blade and surface wear; weak hanging strap and slight opening at toe of sheath.