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CURRENCY KNIFE 12
This knife has been vetted as authentic with signs of use and age.
These double-sided forged iron knives exist in a variety of shapes. They
were originally used for ceremonial purposes and probably date from the
20th century. Many of them originally had a fur ball on the handle; in most cases the
fur is partially or completely lost. Unlike many galleries which grind down and polish the blades, we have
left these with the rusty patina intact.
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