Ethnographic Arms & Armour
 

Go Back   Ethnographic Arms & Armour > Discussion Forums > Ethnographic Weapons

 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 17th January 2023, 10:38 PM   #1
DaveA
Member
 
DaveA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Wisconsin, USA
Posts: 413
Question Identification help please

Here is one of my mystery knives. The seller thought it might be from Chile. I do see the Spanish influence, for example in the stacked hilt and quilions. I know next to nothing about Chilean knives. After searching the forum, the only examples I had found are quite different.

I donít have exact measurements since the knife is currently in storage after a move. I can give you this description:
  • Hilt: Stacked bone, iron/nickel and stone of various thickness in overall hexagonal shape
  • Hilt: circular insets in thicker stacks are metal, unidentified
  • Hilt is fully hand sized, nearly barrel shaped but not as pronounced as one finds in other daggers and knive
  • Blade: well forged, diamond cross-section, wedge sharpening on both sides.
  • Overall: hilt and blade appear similar in wear and tear. This is not a novelty or tourist knife. It is built to be useful.

Any ideas?

Dave A.
Attached Images
     
DaveA is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Tags
chile, dagger

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 09:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Posts are regarded as being copyrighted by their authors and the act of posting material is deemed to be a granting of an irrevocable nonexclusive license for display here.