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Thread: As lost as the last one. Please help with ID

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    As lost as the last one. Please help with ID

    Mate looking for some info.
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    “The Australian Light Horse attack on Beersheba was the last important cavalry charge in history and the last to win a resounding victory that altered the course of a war." Alec Hepburn

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    Indonesian, probably Javanese. Golok. Fairly recent - I'd guess late 20th century or later. Fancy carving - perhaps made for tourist sale rather than as a working blade.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golok
    "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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    “The Australian Light Horse attack on Beersheba was the last important cavalry charge in history and the last to win a resounding victory that altered the course of a war." Alec Hepburn

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