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    African Ethnographic Fighting Knife. Possibly from the Ngombe or related tribes, this handsome knife has a 24 1/4-inch hand-forged double-waisted blade with unique raised markings with an alligator or crocodile image near the tip. The grip is an ornately wire-wrapped in copper and the orb pommel is covered with small hobnails. Contained in original leather-covered wooden scabbard, with raised detail. Condition: Knife is very good, showing age wear, minor pitting and dark patina. Scabbard is fair, showing some cracking of wood and fraying of leather on reverse side.

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    Apr-May, 2012
    30th-1st Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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