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Original Congolese Dagger w/ Sheath, Early 20th c.

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Start price: $125

Estimated price: $300 - $500

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

Africa, Congo Region, probably 20th c. or sarlier Congolese dagger with original sheath and twine, the dagger features a pointed ovoid shaped blade with raised central ridge and pierced holes to either side, the crossguard pointed and in brass, heavy flattened copper wire wrapping to grip, unusual downward pointed pommel in wide form with inset tacks in brass over wood. 17 3/4" L, blade 11" L

International Arms Collector

Condition: missing section to crossguard, commensurate with age and use