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11aadagokid | Sep 22, 201809:47 PM     23

Can anyone help me date this French chef's knife. It was found in New Orleans and was used as a fighting knife I believe in the early to mid 1800's. A copper sheath was made for it from copper sheathing from the bottom of a boat to be worn on a belt. It's a huge knife with a 13-1/2 inch blade and a stag handle. Very old looking.

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