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Pedang Aceh Hulu Meu Apet 0120.

Pedang Aceh Hulu Meu Apet 0120 - Very rare example of a long saber called the pedang Aceh, from the northern Sumatran region of Aceh. The basket guard iron handle is in the form called hulu meu apet, having a bud like base with a pointy protrusion. Wooden sheath is encased with red velvet.

Very long and arcing blade with a single sharp edge and deep middle fullers, with a double edge pointy tip ending.

Pamor patterns are not contrasting, which is the norm from the area, due to the non nickel metals used. From the forging lines the arrangements are of the mlumah technique and are of the kulit semangko or melon skin pamor.

Condition: Very good condition.

Age:  Krises and other edge weapons from the region are traditionally made without any date stampings or engravings of the makers' name. Although a kris smith or "empu" has his own styles configured together with the dapor and especially the ganjar (cross piece). Obvious age wear and tear, usage, familiarity with forms, motifs and designs, origin and history, mediums and materials used are our guidelines in determining an approximate age. This particular piece, from our experience and knowledge, should go back to early 20th century.

Length of blade: 31".   Overall length: 39.5".

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We are confident that you will be satisfied with this item and we guarantee it to be materially as presented. However, if the item does meet your expectations, it may be returned within 7 days of receipt for a complete refund of the purchased price, less the shipping cost, provided the item is returned in its original condition.

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