Philippine Insurrection bring back Barong
Spanish American War,
Philippine Insurrection United States Volunteers bring back soldier's souvenir. A 23 1/2 inch long Barong, fighting knife, utility knife of the Philippines. Average condition for the age. All original. The scabbard fits perfectly and has been with the barong for a long time. It has had its back side replaced but does look nice with the outfit. Barong fits perfectly. Most of the silver pommel wrap is in place. Pommel or handle looks like mahogany, it does have some old tight crack. The blade is 16 3/8 inches, widest area is 2 3/8. Thickness of the blade is 7/16 inch. Very nice item for a display.