In good condition for its age, a 19C / early 20C Borneo Dyak Mandau Head Hunter’s Sword.
Complete with dyed animal hair. The brass inserts are a give away this this is a genuine circa 19C dyak mandau, not a mid/late 20C tourist piece.
The 19 1/2 inch blade is in good condition, some brass circle inserts missing, but not many. Blade firm in the hilt. The carved bone hilt / grip in good order. The carved wooden sheath starting to separate but good. The sword sheathes and draws well.
An above average example for just £500. Please quote item reference AC63. Further / full sized images available upon request. Box 0323-1m (1.661).