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folded 26,5 cm / unfolded 50,5 cm
25 cm / blade thickness 5 mm
Belgian, mid 19th century
second half 19th C.
Here we have a very rare and desirable folding machete signed 'Denis Bruxelles'. It has a broad folding blade with a clipped-back point, folding into the knuckle-guard and locked open by a spring catch along the back. Iron hand guard with ebony grips. Some traces of original blueing.
25 cm. blade / 50,5 cm unfolded.
Condition is good. A small stress line in one of the grips near the pommel. The blade has recenty been polished.
A similar unmarked example with integrated gun on display in the Military Museum of Bucharest
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