Overall Length: 24.5″
Weight: 1 lb 4.4 oz
Bangkon – also spelled, Bangkun,, sometimes spelled, Bankon, is quick, light blade and amazingly sharp. This southern Philippine sword has a klewang style of blade, wider near the point than at the hilt.
The style of pommel is a horse’s hoof. The handle wood is exotic Adaan. This sword is used by the Silat and Kuntao people of the Tausug, Yakan, Samal tribes. is a quick, light blade that is amazingly sharp! This is a Moro sword which has a klewang style of blade, wider near the point than at the hilt. The handle wood is exotic Adaan, a perfect iron wood for sword and knife handles and makes for a good solid shaft for spears. The Bangkon is used by the Tausug, Yakan, Samal tribes.
The ancient Filipinos knew what they were doing when they made this sword. Bangkon is the perfectly engineered fighting blade as you can see from its design. Its weight-forward design makes it hit far harder than you might assume for its size and weight. A different handle treatment is used on this weapon with cord wound tightly over wing-walk rough non-slip material. Finishing off this awesome Bangkon is a decorative hardwood scabbard with spring steel retention clip which snaps over the brass guard to securely hold the blade in place. A quick pull on the weapon handle and the retention clip releases the Bangkon from its scabbard.
Moro Blades - Southern Philippines