17" silver engraved scissor katar dagger
17" silver engraved scissor katar dagger ,superb,katar has silver engraved blades silver koftigiri engraving on scissor katar side bars,grip.when the grip is pressed firmly another blade can be seen.superb piece of weaponary,KATAR:used by the maharajas[kings]when hunting for tigers. Coutar, Katha, Koutha, Kutha, Kutar Armor piercing Dagger The oldest and most characteristic of Indian knives. The pectiliarity lies in the handle which is made up of two parallel bars connected by two, or more, crosspieces, one of which is at the end of the side bars and is fastened to the blade. The Katar is wraped to the hand to optimize the grip. The blades are aIways double-edged and generally straight, but occasionally curved.
usd$175 each katar dagger
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