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Posted by FMA Admin on June 21, 2013

Katipunan Luzon Kris

Period: 

Circa 1900

Origin: 

Luzon, Philippines

Ethnic Group: 

Tagalog

Description: 

This sword is a Spanish colonial interpretation of a Moro kris. The single edged blade is laminated steel (piled rod construction) which has been forged into nine waves (luk) and ends with a section of straight blade at the tip. The hilt has a steel S-guard, a steel ferrule, a horn handle, and a steel end plate over which the full length tang has been peened.

Overall Length: 

79.4 cm

Blade Length: 

65.4 cm

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