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Old 21st August 2019, 03:42 PM   #3
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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 ?
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