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Old 17th November 2013, 01:54 PM   #1
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Default A fancy utility knife (siraui) from Sumatra

Have got this utility knife recently. Like we pointed out in other threads (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showt...ighlight=siraui) seems the name siraui for this sort of knife wrong.
This one, maybe Batak (?), is one of the best ones I ever have seen, handle and scabbard are from horn and the blade is very well made. It is 33 cm long inside the scabbard with a 16 cm long blade. I haven't etched the blade until now. I have attached a picture with my two other knives of this sort for comparison.
What you think about this knife?
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Old 17th November 2013, 02:02 PM   #2
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Quite beautiful, never seen one like this
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Old 17th November 2013, 02:24 PM   #3
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Quite beautiful, never seen one like this


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it is very nice............................jimmy
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Old 17th November 2013, 04:41 PM   #5
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Thank you as well Jimmy!
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Old 18th November 2013, 01:54 PM   #6
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Certainly the most exotic one I have ever seen!
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Old 18th November 2013, 03:11 PM   #7
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I have to agree with Charles. Kind of takes this type of weapon out of the sphere of "utility" knife. Very nice addition to your collection!
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Old 19th November 2013, 12:19 AM   #8
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Thank you Charles and David,

I have purchased it from a german auction house and there was only a small picture posted and I was positiv surprised when I received it.
The point of the blade isn't sharp, only the edge, so I still think that it is a utility knife. But I am sure that it belongs once to a person of wealth/rank.

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