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New Britain Palmwood Tolai Club

New Britain Palmwood Tolai Club New Britain Palmwood Tolai Club New Britain Palmwood Tolai Club New Britain Palmwood Tolai Club New Britain Palmwood Tolai Club

This old New Britain Tolai Palmwood Warclub is missing a head at one end. The piece has seen some action as there are scuffs and small dings to the heavily patinated palmwood club's surface. The overall length is 44" with the head measuring 4 1/2" across. There is some old white paint residue across the back, most likely a paint rub from leaning against a wall and rubbing against it over time.

A very difficult club to obtain these days in any condition.

Two similar examples can be seen in Richard Parkinson's book Thirty Years in the South Seas.

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