Very Good Parang Latok Sword Borneo - 14288

The Parang Latok is a rare Sword / Machete from Kalimantan (Borneo). It is characterized by the heavy wedge blade widening toward the tip, with its lower unsharpened part and the hilt abruptly bent upward, allowing two hands grip of the sword. This one has a 19 1/2 inches long blade, 10 mm thick made of an old file. A square heavy blade extension and a dark wood hilt beautifully carved with chased silver collar. Wood scabbard.Total length 27 inches. Very good condition. Late 19c or early 20th.