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14 1/8” length, of characteristic form. Oval section hardwood haft thinned in the grip area for better purchase, with traditional curvilinear decoration each side. The butt with traditional swell and pierced for a wrist thong. The head made of two heavy iron plates with a riveted joint. All examples that we were able to find were mounted with European trade heads. This example is entirely Maori made. As the Maori have no metalworking tradition, the fabrication from steel plates produced the desired result within the maker’s capability. The bit is skillfully formed, tapering in thickness from the middle to the edges. Uniform dark ageing throughout. All examples are rare and this one is possibly unique.

Stock Number: A2469


or $195.00 + $70.91 for 11 months.

Certificate of Authenticity

All items purchased from Faganarms are accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity with the name of the item and its unique item number for future reference.

Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Our certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.


Extended Payment Plans

Faganarms offers two types of payment plans to help you purchase this special piece for your collection.

Standard Payment Plan (4 Months)

For orders totaling $100 or more, our Standard Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. The total is split into 4 equal payments with the first payment required as a deposit. The balance will be due within 4 months, and your order will be shipped to you upon receipt of the final payment.

Pay just $243.75 today with 3 additional monthly payments of $243.75.

Extended Payment Plan (12 Months)

For orders totaling $600 or more, our Extended Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. A deposit of 20% is required, following 11 equal monthly payments.

Pay just $195.00 today with 11 additional monthly payments of $70.91.

All payment plans are extended as a courtesy to our customers with no interest or fees.
It's important that the payment schedule be followed. Your order will be shipped upon receipt of final payment.

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