Punal Dagger - Philippines - 5083

A small Punal dagger from the Philippines. These daggers are also known in the name of ‘Belt Kris’ and come in various sizes, from few inches to 15” long. This one is 8 ˝” blade and forged from well-tempered steel may be layer welded. The hilt is made from a typical light brown naturally grained wood. The scabbard is dark wood, bound with cotton (?) fiber and three braided rattan rings. Total length 13”. All in good condition. Very few pitted spots on the blade. Very low price.