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LOT 79

Lot 79

Filipino Kampilan (Sword), c.1900

Filipino Kampilan (Sword), c.1900
Lot 79 Details
Filipino Kampilan (Sword), c.1900

the shaped, tapering blade on a carved grip with undulating wrought iron guard, rattan wrapped grip and an elaborately carved pommel set with an American liberty nickel dated 1900
length 38.5 in — 97.8 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $288
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Filipino Kampilan (Sword), c.1900
  • Filipino Kampilan (Sword), c.1900
  • Filipino Kampilan (Sword), c.1900
  • Filipino Kampilan (Sword), c.1900


Loss to one tip of the pommel. Nickel missing from one side of the pommel.

LOT 79

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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