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Old 29th December 2008, 03:28 AM   #1
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Question Just Ended But What Is It ?

Is this real or does this look like a dressed up kitchen knife to anybody else? http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dl...em=190275965494
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Old 29th December 2008, 04:55 AM   #2
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Yep, it's real. A real dressed up kitchen knife. Hard to say, who's, and when. Looks like old work, but looks can be deceiving. Especially in pictures. Knife style dates back a while. Scabbard looks WWIIish to me. Pretty cool, whatever it is. M.P.
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Old 29th December 2008, 09:40 AM   #3
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Yes, this is a dressed up kitchen knife.

It could be anything between civil war and WW II.
But I guess that calling it 'civil war' brings the best price

Strictly it is of course not a bowie knife.
It would not be my choice as this blade is made for cutting only.
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Old 29th December 2008, 12:08 PM   #4
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Thought I'd add a picture before the listing disappears ....not unusual for 'kitchen' knives to have their 'duties' re-defined....seems to have some age and would certainly be functional as a weapon.

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Old 29th December 2008, 02:03 PM   #5
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Vintage(?) Sabatier .

Ah, the wonderful world of 'Bowie Knives'
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Old 29th December 2008, 02:15 PM   #6
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