Triple Blade Haladie Dagger, India - 8967
Haladie, A rare Rajput weapon and another curiosity from the Indian arsenal: Usually, a dagger with two opposite blades on a central handle, but here, a rare triple blade form. The side recurving blades are 6 1/2 inches each, fullered and well made with a thickened tip for armor piercing. The third perpendicular straight blade is 2 1/2 inch long. The handle is steel with bone grips. Total length 20 ½ inches. Very good condition. Minor pitted spot on one of the blades. No scabbard.