Bank, Sickle Shaped Knife, Mahratta, India. - 9043
The Bank Is a rare type of an Indian sickle shaped knife used by the Mahratta. It has its edge on the inner curved side of the blade. This specimen is 5 inches wide (Point to point), laminated steel blade, 3” long grips from ivory sectors riveted to the blade tang and a steel bolsters. Very good condition. Few minor forging flaws on the blade. A rare item.