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I found this at a Goodwill in Phoenix - Had to have it but was not sure what it was.

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    Posted 7 years ago

    gentlemanj…
    (1 item)

    It has a platypus kind of nose profile, serrated edges, a basket weave straw like handle, overall length 12.5 inches. It looks like an oak grain pattern in the wood (with the grain going lengthwise) The widest point is just shy of 4 inches. any ideas?

    EDIT:

    This item was in the same case but had a physical defect so I passed on the opportunity. This may provide a "nearby" match to get you closer to answering the question at hand.

    Thanks for all of your ideas so far!

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    1. surfdub66 surfdub66, 7 years ago
      Its a very intresting tool !! Looks sort of African to me..
      aint got a clue really , maybe a wood fish gutter, or some sort of fruit or veg tool :-) I love these type of things & think theyre great talking points!!
      Good luck with your mystery tool , ill keep an intrested eye on it :-))
      Sd
    2. jacko66, 7 years ago
      looks like some kind of Samoan carved knife or club
    3. jacko66, 7 years ago
      i was thinking fish scaler myself at first
    4. jacko66, 7 years ago
      fijian cula cula

      http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Fijian-Cula-Cula-Wooden-Hand-Carved-Weapon-Blade-Axe-Collectors-Item-/181547130948?pt=AU_CulturalReligious&hash=item2a450d6044&_uhb=1
    5. gentlemanjason, 7 years ago
      ^5 Jacko66 I found the second item on the Australian ebay site

      http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Fijian-Sali-Wooden-Hand-Carved-Weapon-Axe-Club-Collectors-Item-/181547131349?pt=AU_CulturalReligious&hash=item2a450d61d5

      (offered by the same seller nonetheless)
    6. jacko66, 7 years ago
      lovely pieces and you got them at a good price too

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