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Old 14th April 2012, 07:21 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by fearn
That tends to shoot down my first guess of a Cocos Island knife with a new sheath...

cocos island knives are fairly distinctive and while coming in different sizes, the scabbards and overall look are that they are essentially all the same shape, just scaled up or down. apparently there is only one family that makes them is why. steel supposedly came (comes from) the german battle cruiser emden that was run aground in the north of the island in ww1 after being damaged in battle.
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