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Old 12th September 2018, 09:38 AM   #31
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Hi!

Here are some photos more of typical Finnish Puukkos. They are simply and
any way speciall.You can find that type of puukkos everywhere in Finland.

But here are very much "better" ones-very speciall and luxury.But that types of puukkos where here normal-and used here every day tools-but somtimes used as weapon...of course. Even now mostly kills make here in Finland using "puukko"-but now they are often cheap "market-puukkos or Kitchen-knifes". But way to use them is same
that those good old times.

On first photo you can see small "Womans Puukko" made in place Kauhava-middle area of Finland perhaps 1920..30. Kauhava-puukkos are perhaps most famous puukkos in Finland-and wery famous of people who used them-specially they who used puukko "wrong"..That "Horse-head puukko" is too from Kauhava -area.It's quite small-perhaps it is too a "Womans Puukko"-but same type more bigger puukkos used men.

Other puukkos are normal "Folk-puukkos"-they made them round country near similar.

That one missing part of hande-it is made on wartime using materials what soldiers found:the handle of the birch and leather or horn and the airplane aluminum and the blade made of file.

Last photo is modern typical "puukko-smiths" own model-there are hundreds of variations of them here.

regards Markku
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Old 15th October 2018, 12:12 AM   #32
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Searching for something else, I found a couple of Burma hilts and I remembered this thread.

http://www.nationaltrustcollections...bject/1180684.3
http://www.nationaltrustcollections...bject/1180684.4
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Old 15th October 2018, 03:43 PM   #33
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It's not uncommon that Norwegian knives have fine carved handles and skillful scabbards, here one which get sold recently by a german auction.

Regards,
Detlef
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Old 15th October 2018, 10:13 PM   #34
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As well while searching something else, more of the Burma connection
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=3562

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