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PostSubject: Concealed Zulu knife,   Tue Dec 24, 2013 12:44 am

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An unusual concealed Zulu knife, the blade 7” and disguised in a wood and metal representation of a firearm, the scabbard in the shape of the barrel and the handle the stock with trigger. Overall length 25”.
Source: Saleroom.com
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PostSubject: Re: Concealed Zulu knife,   Thu Dec 26, 2013 1:09 pm

very nice sir. what year is this from? native american once made clubs and tomahawks in the shape of firearms, some claim as a way to take the same power
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PostSubject: Re: Concealed Zulu knife,   Thu Dec 26, 2013 7:46 pm

thanks for the link, lots of interesting items there.
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PostSubject: Re: Concealed Zulu knife,   Thu Dec 26, 2013 8:28 pm

Here's a link to the event, where the collection was displayed! some good photo's

http://www.1879zuluwar.com/t4437-zulu-war-exhibition-anglo-zulu-war-society-17th-18th-october-2011
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