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Good heavy old Dadao

Chinese sword Good heavy old Dadao www.swordsantiqueweapons.com


A good heavy old Chinese fighting sword, Boxer Rebellion period.

This Dadao measures just under 82cms long with a heavy blade just under 47cms long, over 4cms wide at the base and 6cms wide towards the tip.
The hilt hilt and ring pommel are wrapped and tied in old bandage like cloth as is correct for many period swords from this region.
The guard is a simple thick iron example.
The blade is heavy, shows good distal taper to the tip and cutting edge and remains in good condition for is age.
A very good old fighting sword circa 1900.