Very Good Short Sword of the Yakoma - 14138
Up for sale is this long dagger / short sword of the Yakoma people from Central Africa Republic and Northern Zaire . Very well forged blade with curved upper third. Length 14 1/2 inches. Wood handle. Total length 19 inches. Very good condition. Rare form. Early 20C. This sword was collected by Mr. Armand Marcel Fontaine during the first half of the 20 C. while serving as a French official in Africa. Early photo of this gentleman is shown below.