knife (weapons: edged)

Pointed knife with curved steel blade angled at the edge opposite the blade and with a depression to aid removal from sheath into which it fits lengthwise. Sheath made from a curved piece of wood, round in section, into one side of which the blade slots by pivoting on a metal rod that passes through blade and sheath at blunt end. A piece of metal plate covers the upper end of the sheath on the outer side. The end of this projects and has a hole punched through it, through which a metal ring has been inserted, presumably so that the knife can be suspended from a belt. Donor describes the object as an identity card holder, presumably the card would also hang from the ring.


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