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Rare Bontoc Igorot Head Axe

Bontoc Igorot head axe www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A nice and seldom seen Bontoc head axe.
Overall this example is 42cms long with a well proportioned steel axe head atop a lightly carved and worn original timber shaft and iron ferrule/collar.
The axe head has a 12cm cutting face and is 20cms across the top.
The axe head has movement within the iron collar and is secured by thin timber/bamboo wedges against the tang.
A very nice old original tribal axe.