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Old 02-24-2014, 06:28 AM
smadgos smadgos is offline
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Help identify this knife \ dagger \ sword :)

Hello guys,
could REALLY use some help with this one.
Found similar islamic knives \ daggers but nothing i could actually compare.
Could be an ivory handle or a bone..
A-N-Y info would be appreciated! Thank you!

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Old 02-24-2014, 11:15 PM
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GHEzell GHEzell is offline
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That one's a mystery to me, but reminds me a bit of some work from the Philippines...
The blade is similar to a bolo, yet the handle reminds me of a dah sword's. Maybe a composite?

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Old 03-02-2014, 10:44 AM
cranky72 cranky72 is offline
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handle looks like ivory, blade does have a bronze appearance.check with a curator at local large museum. if bronze it is really rare, cranky72
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Old 03-17-2014, 01:19 PM
smadgos smadgos is offline
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Thank you guys for the this wonderful info.
The blade is made of bronze and i guess that a good sign in a way..
Still can't find anything relevant :\

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Old 01-19-2016, 05:36 PM
volcanokid volcanokid is offline
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What is this dagger?

Aloha, Here is a garage sale find. This dagger weighs 8 ounces. Length is 9 1/2 inches. the blade is 6 inches long. It looks like copper or maybe bronze. No markings. It is non-magnetic. Any ideas? Thank you
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