8 3/4" slightly curved s.e. blade with a thumb indent at the back forte for better control in knife fighting. One piece wood hilt with well carved stylized flower bur form pommel. Shows great age with opened crack to the grip from tang rusting. Blade with glossy gray patina and minor arrested old oxidation. Quality early example probably captured in the 1899 Philippine Insurrection.

Item ID: FNS2297

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