Originally Posted by mahratt
Perfectly. If you show online now 10 such "Turkish shashkas" - it will be possible to discuss it. And so - this is an isolated object, which is called - "chimera".
Just get the catalogue of Zagreb collection by Dora Boskovic: multiple examples with straight and up-curved blades.
Anything that does not agree with the thesis of shashka being an " international weapon" is now an exception and a chimera...
This discussion becomes an uncomfortable mix of hilarious and embarrassing....