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Old 8th September 2009, 09:59 AM   #5
colin henshaw
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Hi David

Here is an image from an old sale catalogue I have to hand...you can see both a knobkerrie and spear that incorporate the gunstock shape.

I've seen examples of knives from Zimbabwe in the form of an AK47. Wooden copies of European firearms also occurred in Ethiopia and West Africa, if my memory serves me well...

Isn't there an axe from South East Africa, in the British Museum that has the handle in the form of a rifle ?

Best regards
Colin
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