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Old 14th February 2018, 01:26 PM   #1
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Default Khyber Knife

Bought this Khyber Knife a few weeks back. Exactly what I was looking for, I didn't want anything too fancy, just the real thing!
Blade is 22 1/2".
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Old 16th February 2018, 02:26 AM   #2
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Nice!
Good representative example.
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Old 16th February 2018, 01:43 PM   #3
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That is a gem, Bob!

I agree, it is everything you could want in one of these.
Fantastic piece and condition.

Congrats!!

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Old 16th February 2018, 03:35 PM   #4
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Hi Bob. Agree with comments already made. Nice example.

Is the end of the hilt resting on something? It looks a bit odd.

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Old 16th February 2018, 04:39 PM   #5
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Hi Bob. Agree with comments already made. Nice example.

Is the end of the hilt resting on something? It looks a bit odd.

Ian.


I think it is resting on the tab by which one would hang the towel.
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Old 16th February 2018, 04:53 PM   #6
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Nice buy.
To me it looks like a nice tribal 'knife' with a long blade.
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Old 16th February 2018, 06:57 PM   #7
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Thanks everyone, glad you all like it. shayde78 is correct about Tea Towel tab! It came with a scabbard, which looks to have been recovered in black hide, fairly recently.
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Old 16th February 2018, 09:00 PM   #8
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... It came with a scabbard, which looks to have been recovered in black hide, fairly recently.
Probably hide from an ass.
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Old 16th February 2018, 10:11 PM   #9
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Funnily enough, I was looking at a Turkish KILIJ sword the other day and the owner said the scabbard was probably covered in Ass hide!
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Probably hide from an ass.


Whose ass? :-)
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Lovely example of a fearsome instrument!
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Old 17th February 2018, 09:11 AM   #12
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Yup, looks just like mine, which sadly did not come with a scabbard. They are also sometimes referred to as 'Salawar Yataghans' as many have an almost imperceptable 'S' curved spine. (Mine does)
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