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rockelk 27th July 2020 08:27 PM

Middle eastern dagger ?
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I have acquired / inherited a number of knives and a few swords. I have attached a photo of a knife that I cannot identify. I am hoping someone can help. thanks all

kahnjar1 28th July 2020 04:47 AM

Possibly a version of a Moroccan Genoui dagger. The decoration looks like Moroccan, but I am not sure about that blade. Usually the Moroccan blades have alternate sharpened edges at about 60/40, rather than directly opposite as your appears to be. Are you able to post a pic of the blade itself please, as I am not convinced that it is not a recent replacement.

Oliver Pinchot 28th July 2020 05:45 AM

This is a fairly recent tourist piece

rockelk 28th July 2020 11:12 PM

Thank you all for the input

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