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Old 4th October 2017, 10:42 AM   #1
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Default old dagger from Ethiopia

The length is cca 45 cms. Handle covered by thick brass. It think interesting piece, maybe comming from Ethiopian Somalia, or influenced at least.
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Old 4th October 2017, 10:44 AM   #2
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Very nice piece, looks much older than most daggers I've seen with that style of hilt. The blade shape seems unusual as well?
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Old 4th October 2017, 10:54 AM   #3
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It could be really old - maybe end of 19th/beginning of 20 th century. The curvature of th blade is interesting (but it is not bent to the sides)
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A beautiful piece. I've never seen anything like it before. Is the middle pommel cap missing by chance?

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Old 5th October 2017, 05:47 AM   #5
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I don´t know, if it was there originally, it is missing for a long time
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Old 5th October 2017, 07:25 PM   #6
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Agreed ...This is old. I place http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=22508 as the basic style; Billao. The hilt is extraordinary being hexagonal or near that...
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