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Currency knife – Boa – D.R.C.

Lot reference 14576105
Currency knife – Boa – D.R.C.

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Well - preserved item, in good condition. Certainly 1900 or earlier

Provenance: Ex-collection H. Westerdijk, Utrecht, the Netherlands

This item was used in payments of such important transactions as marriages. The long narrow lancet-shaped blade with open bridge. Fine engravings on one side of both front and reverse. The hour-glass shaped handle bound with iron strips.

Dimensions : 54 cm.
Tribe : Boa of N.E. DRC
Region : N.E. DRC
Weight : 0.280 kg

Sold with written declaration of authenticity by Dr. P. Westerdijk, museum ethnologist and cultural anthropologist specialized in the material cultures of people living south of the Sahara.
Sent by registered and insured mail.

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Reviews given: 209
Member since: November 19, 2014
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    Très bien livré avec beaucoup d.explications sur le produit.
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    user-3198a7a November 27, 2018

  • another great piece from Ben

    KaptanKrunch November 25, 2018

  • superb item. thanks.

    KaptanKrunch November 25, 2018

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    tatiefraise007 October 17, 2018

  • Nice item, fast shipping. Thank you!

    Rochettaz September 18, 2018

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    Magnifique cuillère ceremonielle avec patine d'utilisation importante.
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    22yves July 6, 2018

  • My order arrived rapidly, in a condition as described.
    Great service!
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    user-0bf68c0 June 19, 2018

  • an interesting sculpture - perfectly packed - good communication - thanks!

    herb-g June 18, 2018

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    tatiefraise007 June 7, 2018

  • Sent without invoice, thence a return trip, and more than two weeks of waiting.

    Rochettaz May 31, 2018

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    First time shipping to Switzerland. I didn't know that three copies of an invoice had to be pasted on the box, such as international shipping. This was the reason for returning to the sender. I am very sorry for this delay
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  • Received in good order as always!

    Chris-777 May 27, 2018

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    Bastien heeft alles uitstekend verzorgd, goede communicatie, snelle verzending, prima verpakt. En het object maakt de beschrijving die Bastien gaf volledig waar. Zeer tevreden, zeer aanbevolen.
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    jweerts May 26, 2018

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    Elles sont très belles
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    tatiefraise007 May 22, 2018

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    museaal pronkstuk, degelijk verpakt, snel verzonden
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    cluys May 17, 2018

  • Nice item. Good service by seller.

    KaptanKrunch May 6, 2018

  • items received, thanks good job

    Masamba1957 April 23, 2018

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    Fast sending; top packaging; very good contact; with pleasure again.
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    pierrantic3 April 9, 2018

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    Super vendeur!!! Item de grande qualité!!!!
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    22yves April 6, 2018

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    tatiefraise007 March 29, 2018

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United States $71.09
Austria $47.40
Belgium $17.77
Canada $71.09
Denmark $47.40
France $41.47
Germany $47.40
Ireland $47.40
Italy $65.17
Luxembourg $47.40
Netherlands $17.77
Norway $47.40
Poland $47.40
Portugal $47.40
Spain $47.40
Sweden $47.40
Switzerland $47.40
United Kingdom $47.40
Rest of Europe $47.40
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