Item #: BQ3407 -- Moro Fighting Barong with Original Scabbard, ca. 1900 -- $415.00
A fine 19th C. Moro fighting barong with excellent handforged blade showing grain pattern and hardened edge. A single engraved character maker's mark is present. A proper etching would contribute to the beauty of this blade.The carved highly figured wood handle with silver sheet and copper collars displays an excellent untouched age patina. The original sheath has minor cracks and wood loss at the throat and base, with an old cloth repair. The partially cleaned blade has very minor age pitting and light scratches. 64.7 cm. overall. In sheath.