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Thread: Old bolo knife ?? Philippino maybe ??

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    Old bolo knife ?? Philippino maybe ??

    Hello

    what are your thoughts on this knife its being offered to me but I know nothing about it.
    the blade is almost 19 inches in length
    I was thinking tourist piece??
    thank you for your time and help
    Tony
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    Mexican machete. Both the shape of the blade and the grip are Mexican in style. The state of Guerrero is known for decorated machetes. The blade shape is pretty common for Guerrero machetes. I don't know whether these are tourist pieces or for local use. Either way, probably functional.
    "In addition to being efficient, all pole arms were quite nice to look at." - Cherney Berg, A hideous history of weapons, Collier 1963.

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    Hello Timo
    thank you for the help
    very much appreciated
    Tony

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