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11" Dagger/Knife with sheath

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    Posted 9 years ago

    roadside
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    The blade measures 6-1/4 inches and the handle 4-3/4 inches. The handle looks like it is layered and held together with pegs or pins. The sheath looks like it is made of wood covered with brass or copper. It has a sharp point and edge. Thanks for any help identifying this knife.

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    1. Grendelking Grendelking, 9 years ago
      I'm certainly no expert but, this dagger looks Persian to me. Whether or not it is a reproduction of an 18th century Indo Persian dagger is beyond me. Hope this helps, if even just a little bit.
    2. roadside roadside, 9 years ago
      Thanks Grendelking
      I believe you may be right on that. It does look similar to some of the Persian daggers I have seen in my research. Mainly the markings on the blade and the scabbard. As far as it being reproduction I don't know that yet either. I know that the edge is very sharp. Thanks again you gave me something more to go on.
    3. roadside roadside, 9 years ago
      The markings on the blade are not engraved. It could be Koftgari art, but not sure. I will be looking into that too.
    4. roadside roadside, 2 years ago
      Its a Jambiya dagger, tourist made piece. 1900-1920's. Golan style, made in the village of Majdal Shams in the Golan Heights possibly...

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