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thinreadline 21st August 2019 02:38 PM

Navaja like knife
 
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I wonder if anyone recognises this folding knife which I would like to identify . Blade length around 6 inches. I am not sure whether I am in the correct section to show this knife ... as it is possibly ethnographic rather than European.

kronckew 21st August 2019 02:56 PM

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I've seen a lot of similar folding bowie knives. The tail piece that guards the blade tip swings up to lock the blade in place. Definitely British/Indian or American designs ...

here's a couple Joseph Rogers, sheffield no. 6 ones I found with a quick google. and an Indian copy (with the brass tail/blade guard piece) looks more like yours...I like the solid crossguard as opposed to the swinging UK one.

thinreadline 21st August 2019 03:42 PM

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Originally Posted by kronckew
I've seen a lot of similar folding bowie knives. The tail piece that guards the blade tip swings up to lock the blade in place. Definitely British/Indian or American designs ...

here's a couple Joseph Rogers, sheffield no. 6 ones I found with a quick google. and an Indian copy (with the brass tail/blade guard piece) looks more like yours...I like the solid crossguard as opposed to the swinging UK one.


thanks for that , yes you seem to have nailed it ... an Indian copy of the Rogers folder . Can you tell tell me the source of your images and the approx age of the Indian copy ?

kronckew 21st August 2019 06:00 PM

You're welcome. Almost bought one a good while back, but it didn't lock up tightly, bit wobbly. I think more from age & misuse tho. cool tho. Nice & unusual.

thinreadline 21st August 2019 08:19 PM

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Originally Posted by kronckew
You're welcome. Almost bought one a good while back, but it didn't lock up tightly, bit wobbly. I think more from age & misuse tho. cool tho. Nice & unusual.



Do you know what date these Indian ones are ?


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