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Old 12th August 2013, 03:36 PM   #3
Emanuel
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Hello,

The construction is similar to that of Nepalese hasiya sickles:
http://vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=603
http://vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=11243 (original pics no longer available but IIRC the piece was quite similar to yours)

Very odd cutouts in the blade though. An unnecessary waste of material I think. This could be a more modern embellishment...

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Emanuel
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