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 Post subject: Kora
PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:41 pm 
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I acquired this decidedly old Kora at the weekend. I wasn't sure if I should post it on this forum, but Highlander thought it'd be a good idea, so it's his fault it's here!


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 Post subject: Re: Kora
PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:00 pm 
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Wow looks great Dave , love the eye and the small curve at the end of the blade , what are the specs on it ??
Can you get a smaller pict so we can see the profile of the blade ,
Id say 19th century
See what the other guys think .
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 Post subject: Re: Kora
PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:47 am 
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Nice one David! A Lovely old thing!

Highlander, I just hit the zoom button on my browser and take it down to 33% then pic fits screen... :wink:


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 Post subject: Re: Kora
PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:34 pm 
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Nice tip on the 33% thing, never thought of that, 'doh!'
Overall length is; 26 1/2", blade along the spine is 21", the end of the blade is 4" across and it weighs in at 30oz


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 Post subject: Re: Kora
PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:53 pm 
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And its probably 150 years old at least.... :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Kora
PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:15 pm 
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Awesome fighting Kora, these must of been lethal weapons :shock:


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