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Old 28th April 2018, 08:57 AM   #1
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Default UNUSUAL JAMBIYA ,PLEASE HELP

This is an unusual jambiya , any info would be great ,I'm a novice in this area but it looks original and not a tourist item , I'm not sure of its true origin or value , hope you can help
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Old 28th April 2018, 03:34 PM   #2
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Looks like a so-called "gusbi" jambiya from the Hadramout area of Yemen.

Not a tourist item, and not commonly seen. Congratulations on a nice find.
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Old 28th April 2018, 05:16 PM   #3
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hi bob thanks for your reply and information .
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Old 28th April 2018, 05:57 PM   #4
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Yeap
it's a nice one, from Aden maybe
Some of them have amazing red cornaline stones on it.
Look at these ones

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Old 28th April 2018, 06:34 PM   #5
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hi thanks for your reply , wow some lovely examples there
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