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Air Officer's Sword of the Italian Royal Air Force

Carbon steel / brass gilt
Blade length 765 mm

Manufacturer: EF&Hörster-Solingen-Germany around 1930

Acquisition: family property

inventory n.0001

Air Officer's dagger of the Italian Royal Air Force

Steel / brass gilt / mother-of pearl
Blade length 200 mm

Manufacturer: Italy around 1930

Acquisition: family property

inventory n.0002

Demountable Safety Razor with leather case

Brass
Blade: standard

Manufacturer: Branded I MEM EXTRA - beginning '20th century

Acquisition: family property

NOTE:Used by my grandfather on the Italian front during WWI

inventory n.0003

Liberty double blade Penknife

Steel / Silver
Blade length 66 mm

Manufacturer: Solingen Germany around 1900

Acquisition: family property

inventory n.0004

Lancet

Steel / horn
Blade length 60 mm

Manufacturer: Ed.Wusthof Solingen Germany

Acquisition: family property

inventory n.0005

Vermouth Cinzano promoting knife with corkscrew

Steel / Brass
Blade length 60 mm

Manufacturer: A.Trist Solingen Germany

Acquisition: family property

inventory n.0006

Pirelli promoting Poket Knife with corkscrew and wrenches

Steel
Blade length 80 mm

Manufacturer: Coricama (Coltellerie Riunite Caslino Maniago ) Maniago Italy

Acquisition: family property

inventory n.0007

Folding Billhook

Steel / horn
Blade length 80 mm

Manufacturer: Maniago around 1950

Acquisition: family property

inventory n.0009

THE NUMBER ONE
pocket knife with can opener and corkscrew

Carbon steel
Blade length 70 mm

Manufacturer: Maniago Italy around 1940

Acquisition: 1956 gift from my teacher Alma Bergami

NOTE: lost in 1945 by a german private at the falling of the italian south front,Gothic Line WWII

inventory n.0008

Knife

steel / leather / alu bolster
Blade length 120 mm

Manufacturer: in Maniago around 1950

Acquisition: 1958 Aguzzeria del Cavallo Bologna Italy

inventory n.0010

Puukko Knife

Steel / bone
Blade length 143 mm

Manufacturer: Finland

Acquisition: 1969 Inari Finland

inventory n.0011



Folding - locking machete

Steel / composite handle
Blade length 275 mm

Manufacturer: Camillus USA around 1940

Acquisition: 1970 gift from di Piero Grandi

NOTE:made during WWII for USAF pilots survival kit in the Pacific theater. A total of 121,848 were produced.

inventory n.0028

Razor

Steel / plastic
Blade length 80 mm

Manufacturer: Ambossman Solingen Germany

Acquisition: 1973 Aguzzeria del Cavallo Bologna Italy

inventory n.0012

Hunting Flick-knife with extractors

Steinless Steel / horn
Blade length 90 mm

Manufacturer: Italy

Acquisition: 1974 Sterzing Italy

inventory n.0013


Folding Saw with goath-foot shaped handle

Steel / wood
Blade length 160 mm

Manufacturer: Suleiman Tutar? Bursa Turkey

Acquisition: 1976 Bursa Turkey

inventory n.0014

Folding Knife

Steel / horn
Blade length 95 mm

Manufacturer: Kamal Karaman ? Turkey

Acquisition: 1976 Nevscehir Turkey

NOTE: the shape of a lion punched on the blade, decoration or logo?

inventory n.0015

Folding Knife

Steel / horn
Blade length 112 mm

Manufacturer: Masanali Turkey

Acquisition: 1976 Nevscehir Turkey

inventory n.0016

Opinel n.10 Folding Knife

Steel / beech wood
Blade length 100 mm

Manufacturer: Opinel Savoie France

Acquisition: March 1977 Bologna Italy

inventory n.0017

Pattada Folding Knife

Steel / horn
Blade length 120 mm

Manufacturer: Pietro Ogana' Pattada Sardinia Italy

Acquisition: 1977 Pattada

NOTE: at the time Mr.Oganá  was in his nineties and his 'apprentice' in his eighties

inventory n.0018

Kitchen Knife model Kaneyoshi Yanagiba 30555

Steel / wood
Blade length 225 mm

Manufacturer: Yaxell Corporation - Seki City - Japan

Acquisition: 1978 Japan gift from my father

inventory n.0019

Machete Gavilan N°127

Steel / plastic
Blade length 428 mm

Manufacturer: Incolma SA Colombia

Acquisition: 1978 Cuzco Perù

inventory n.0020

Folding Billhook

Steel / brass / wood
Blade length 80 mm

Manufacturer: Coltellerie Indiana Maniago Italy

Acquisition: 1978 gift from Piero Grandi

inventory n.0030

Balkan Style Knife

Chromium plated Steel / bone
Blade length 125 mm

Manufacturer: Greece touristic handicraft

Acquisition: 1979 Crete Greece

inventory n.0021

Folding Knife

Steinless Steel / Michart / Brass
Blade length 95 mm

Manufacturer: Behcei Bursa

Acquisition: gift from Marcello Bedosti

inventory n.0071

Folding lockback Knife

Steinless Steel / brass / plastic
Blade length 70 mm

Manufacturer: 1979 Frosolone? Italy

Acquisition: 1979 gift from Piero Grandi

inventory n.0031

Knife with bent round point

Steel (an old file) / goat horn
Blade length 235 mm

Manufacturer: Egypt hadicraft

Acquisition: 1980 Assuan Egypt

inventory n.0022

Gobbo - Poket Knife

Steel / horn
Blade length 93 mm

Manufacturer: Severino Berti Scarperia Italy

Acquisition: 1980 from Severino Berti Scarperia Italy

NOTE: This knife was manufactured for the exposition "Ferri da Taglio" which takes place every year in Scarperia

inventory n.0023

Folding lockback Knife

Steinless steel / tek
Blade length 110 mm

Manufacturer:

Acquisition: 1980

NOTE: Imitation of Puma folding knife, blade marked 'rostfrei'

inventory n.0024

Fantasy Knife

Steel / wood
Blade length 130 mm

Manufacturer: 1981 Fabio Belluzzi Bologna Italy

Acquisition: 1981 gift from Fabio Belluzzi

NOTE: Worked out from an old italian kitchen knife

inventory n.0025

Knife

Steinless steel / wood / aluminium bolster
Blade length 115 mm

Manufacturer: Mundial Brazil

Acquisition: 1981 gift from Fabio Belluzzi

inventory n.0026

Micro flick Knife

Steinless Steel / plastic
Blade length 28 mm

Manufacturer: Italy?

Acquisition: 1981 gift from Fabio Belluzzi

NOTE: Flick Knife without safe

inventory n.0027

Grafting Pocket Knife

Steel / brass / wood
Blade length 72 mm

Manufacturer: Italy

Acquisition: 1981 gift from Piero Grandi

inventory n.0053

Flinging Knife

Steel / Leather
Blade length 140 mm

Manufacturer: Coltellerie Indiana Maniago Italy

Acquisition: 1982 gift from di Piero Grandi

inventory n.0054







Kris (Keris) wavy blade

Steeel / wood
Blade length 374 mm

Manufacturer: Aceh Sumatra Indonesia first half of 20th century ?

Acquisition: 1982 Leghian-Bali-Indonesia

inventory n.0032

Vendetta Folding Knife

Steel / plastic
Blade length 110 mm

Manufacturer: Italian production

Acquisition: 1982 Corsica

NOTE: Italian replica of the original Corsican model

inventory n.0033

Little lockback Knife

Steinless Steel / brass / Teck
Blade length 55 mm

Manufacturer: Pakistan

Acquisition: 1982 USA gift from Rita Chillemi

inventory n.0034

Khodmi or Bou Saadi Knife

Steel / iron and copper wire / wood
Blade length 165 mm

Manufacturer: Algeria

Acquisition: 1983 Ghardaia Algeria

inventory n.0035

Silex blade

Silex
Blade length 90 mm

Manufacturer: Algerian paleolithic

Acquisition: 1983 Ghardaia Algeria

inventory n.0036

Folding knife

Steinless steel / plastic
Blade length 115 mm

Manufacturer: ICEL Portugal

Acquisition: 1983 Lisbon Portugal

inventory n.0037

Navaja folding knife with Basque lock

Steinless steel / horn
Blade length 120 mm

Manufacturer: Toledo Spain

Acquisition: 1983 Toledo Spain

inventory n.0038

Pocket knife with pen-clip

Steinless steel / plywood
Blade length 100 mm

Manufacturer: in Toledo ? Spain

Acquisition: 1983 Toledo Spain

inventory n.0039

Slim pocke knife

Steinless steel / brass / teck
Blade length 87 mm

Manufacturer: in Toledo ? Spain

Acquisition: 1983 Toledo Spain

inventory n.0040

Sliding Knife

Steel / Brass
Blade length 102 mm

Manufacturer: in Rajasthan India

Acquisition: 1985 Rajasthan India gift from Rita Chillemi

inventory n.0041

Laguiole with non integral bee

Steel / brass /horn
Blade length 115 mm

Manufacturer: G.Arbalete David St.Rémy s/Durolle France

Acquisition: 1985 Vaucluse France

inventory n.0178

Butterfly knife

Steel / aluminium /plastic
Blade length 111 mm

Manufacturer:

Acquisition: 1986 Andorra

inventory n.0042

Folding Knife

Steinless Steel / horn
Blade length 125 mm

Manufacturer: Mongin Biesles France

Acquisition: 1986 Concarneau France

NOTE:I don't know the english denomination of this simple unlocking system, suggestions are welcome

inventory n.0043

Poket knife

Steinless Steel / horn
Blade length 55 mm

Manufacturer: Mongin Biesles France

Acquisition: 1986 Concarneau France

NOTE: I don't know the english denomination of this simple unlocking system, suggestions are welcome

inventory n.0044

Simi Masai short sword, Commercial version

Steel / leather
Blade length 255 mm

Manufacturer: Kenia handicraft

Acquisition: 1986 Kenia gift from my father

inventory n.0045


Simi Masai short sword, original product for the local market

Steel / leather
Blade length 235 mm

Manufacturer: Kenia handicraft

Acquisition: 1986 Kenia gift from my father

inventory n.0046



Masai Swordstick, Commercial version

Steel / leather
Blade length 435 mm

Manufacturer: Kenia handicraft

Acquisition: 1986 Kenia gift from my father

inventory n.0047

Zuava pocket knife

Steinless steel / brass / horn
Blade length 100 mm

Manufacturer: Coltellerie Giglio Scarperia Italy

Acquisition: 1986 Scarperia Italy

inventory n.0067

Mugellano pocket knife

Steinless steel / brass / horn
Blade length mm

Manufacturer: Coltellerie Giglio Scarperia Italy

Acquisition: 1986 Scarperia Italy

inventory n.0066

Pocket Knife with Basco locking system

Steinless steel / Gazelle horn
Blade length 105 mm

Manufacturer: coltellerie Tonerini Scarperia Italy

Acquisition: 1986 Scarperia Italy

inventory n.0063

Folding knife

Steinless tseel / horn
Blade length 130 mm

Manufacturer: Coltellerie Tonerini Scarperia Italy

Acquisition: 1986 Scarperia Italy

inventory n.0064

Caltagirone Pocket knife

Steel / wood
Blade length 100 mm

Manufacturer: Coltellerie Berti Scarperia Italy ?

Acquisition: 1986 Scarperia Italy

inventory n.0065

Pesh Kabz Dagger

Steel / Ivory
Blade length 180 mm

Manufacturer: northern Indian handicraft 19th Century?

Acquisition: 1986 Jaipur Rjasthan India

inventory n.0048

Katar dagger

Steel
Blade length 240 mm

Manufacturer: northern Indian handicraft 19th Century?

Acquisition: 1986 Jaipur Rajastahn India

inventory n.0049

Knife

Steel / brass / ivory?
Blade length 180 mm

Manufacturer: northern Indian handicraft 19th Century?

Acquisition: 1986 Jaipur Rajasthan India

inventory n.0050

Knife

Steel / ivory?
Blade length 173 mm

Manufacturer: northern Indian handicraft 19th Century?

Acquisition: 1986 Jaipur Rajasthan India

inventory n.0051

Pocket Knife

Steel / brass
Blade length 57 mm

Manufacturer: northern Indian handicraft

Acquisition: 1986 Udaipur Rajasthan India

inventory n.0052

Flick Knife

Steinless steel / brass / wood
Blade length 122 mm

Manufacturer: Coltellerie Virginia Maniago Italy

Acquisition: 1987 Firenze Italy

inventory n.0068

Razor "Double Arrow"

Steel / plastic
Blade length 75 mm

Manufacturer: China

Acquisition: 1987 Firenze Italy

inventory n.0069

Buck Knife Pathfinder model 105

Steinles steel / aluminium bolster /plastic
Blade length 125 mm

Manufacturer: Buck Knives El Cajon California USA

Acquisition: 1988 Flagstaff Arizona USA

inventory n.0056

Buck Knife Special model 119

Steinles steel / aluminium bolster /plastic
Blade length 150 mm

Manufacturer: Buck Knives - El Cajon - California - USA

Acquisition: 1988 Flagstaff Arizona USA

inventory n.0057

Camillus Folding Knife model 886

Steinless steel / plywood
Blade length 95 mm

Manufacturer: Camillus Cutlery - Camillus - NY - USA

Acquisition: 1988 Flagstaff Arizona USA

inventory n.0058



Dagger

Steel / leather
Blade length 120 mm

Manufacturer: Niger handicraft

Acquisition: 1988 Niger gift from Rita Chillemi

inventory n.0075

Dagger Commercial version

Steel / horn
Blade length 155 mm

Manufacturer: Jordan handicraft

Acquisition: 1989 Petra - Jordan

inventory n.0059

Hunting knife

Steinless steel Aisi 440/ brass / stag
Blade length 92 mm

Manufacturer: Handmade by Guido Schneider - Alkmaar - Nederland

Acquisition: 1989 Alkmaar Nederland

inventory n.0060



Flissa Sword

Steel / brass
Blade length 515 mm

Manufacturer: Morocco handicraft (early 20th century?)

Acquisition: 1989 Strasbourg France

inventory n.0061

Folding billhook

Steel / wood
Blade length 80 mm

Manufacturer: Spain handicraft

Acquisition: 1989 gift from Rita Chillemi

inventory n.0029

Folding Billhook

Steel / wood
Blade length 80 mm

Manufacturer: N.Codega - Premana - Italy

Acquisition: gift from Luigi Grandi

inventory n.0070

Hunter's Friend

Steinless steel / Stag / brass
Blade length 120 mm

Manufacturer: Puma Werk - Solingen - Germany

Acquisition: Bologna- Italy

inventory n.0099

Manifatture Maffi Milan - Promoting pen knife

Steinless steel / aluminium
Blade length 50 mm

Manufacturer: Paul A. Henckels Solingen - Germany

Acquisition: gift from Adelmo Garuti

inventory n.0104

Tre Teste shawing blades promoting pen knife

Steel / aluminium
Blade length 45 mm

Manufacturer: Paula Henckels Solingen - Germany (supposed)

Acquisition: gift from Adelmo Garuti

inventory n.0080

Micro folding knife (bottom)

Steel / plastic / brass
Blade length 30 mm

Manufacturer: Tonerini - Scarperia - Italy

Acquisition: gift from Rita Chillemi

inventory n.0077

Micro folding knife (top)

Steel / wood / brass
Blade length 30 mm

Manufacturer: Tonerini - Scarperia - Italy

Acquisition: gift from Rita Chillemi

inventory n.0078

Pen Knife

Steinless Steel / horn
Blade length 50 mm

Manufacturer:

Acquisition:

inventory n.0072

Piha-Kaetta Commercial version

Steel / bone
Blade length 144 mm

Manufacturer: Shri-Lanka handicraft

Acquisition: 1989 Colombo Shri-Lanka gift from Tom Michel

inventory n.0062

Randall n.1 All purpose fighting knife

Steel / brass / leather
Blade length 153 mm

Manufacturer: Randall Orlando Florida USA

Acquisition: 1990 S.Francisco Gun Excange S.Francisco CA USA

NOTE: Hand made before the death of Mr.Randall.

inventory n.0081

Flick knife Commercial version

Steel / plastic
Blade length 106 mm

Manufacturer: Burma handicraft

Acquisition: 1990 Rangoon Burma gift from Rita Chillemi

inventory n.0076

Buck folding knife model 560X Titanium handle

Steinless steel / titanium
Blade length 94 mm

Manufacturer: Buck Knives - Post Falls - ID USA

Acquisition: 1991 Miami - FL USA

inventory n.0082



Katana Gunto WWII Imperial Army NCU or Non-Comissioned Officer (Sergeant)

Steel
Blade length 670 mm

Manufacturer: Japan

Acquisition: 1991 New Orleans Louisiana USA

NOTE: serial number 42549

inventory n.0083

Campilan or Kampilan - Sword

Steel / wood
Blade length 625 mm

Manufacturer: Aceh Sumatra Indonesia 19th century

Acquisition: 1992 Bukittingi Sumatra Indonesia

inventory n.0084



Rentjong

Steel / ivory
Blade length 160 mm

Manufacturer: Aceh Sumatra Indonesia - late 19th century?

Acquisition: 1992 Bukittingi Sumatra Indonesia

inventory n.0085



Campilan or Kampilan - Sword

Steel / wood
Blade length 550 mm

Manufacturer: Aceh Sumatra Indonesia - late 19th century?

Acquisition: 1992 Medan Sumatra Indonesia

inventory n.0086

Seiva - dagger

Steel / ivory
Blade length 234 mm

Manufacturer: Aceh Sumatra Indonesia - late 19th century?

Acquisition: 1992 Bukittinggi Sumatra Indonesia

inventory n.0087







Kris or Keris - straight blade

Pamor Steel / ivory
Blade length 365 mm

Manufacturer: Aceh Sumatra Indonesia - late 19th century?

Acquisition: 1992 Medan Sumatra Indonesia

inventory n.0088

Kanjarli - dagger

Steel / brass / wood
Blade length 180 mm

Manufacturer: Tamil Nadu India handicraft

Acquisition: 1992 Mamallapuram - Tamil Nadu - India

inventory n.0089

Barlow double blade pocket knife

Steel / plastic
Blade length 65 mm

Manufacturer: Sabre China

Acquisition: 1992 USA gift from Stefano Zucchini

inventory n.0090

Opinel n.9 folding knife

Steel / wood
Blade length 90 mm

Manufacturer: Opinel France

Acquisition: 1992 Bologna

inventory n.0055

Opinel n.4

Steel / wood
Blade length 40 mm

Manufacturer: Opinel France

Acquisition:

inventory n.0074



Jambiya with sheath and belt

Steel / horn
Blade length 185 mm

Manufacturer: Jemen handicraft

Acquisition: 1992 Jemen gift from Rita Chillemi

inventory n.0174



Facon or Faca knife

Steel / leather
Blade length 140 mm

Manufacturer: Industria JU-CA Tandil Argentina

Acquisition: 1992 Rome Italy gift from Rita Chillemi

inventory n.0097



Facon or Faca knife

Steel
Blade length 120 mm

Manufacturer: Tandil Argentina

Acquisition: 1992 Rome Italy gift from Rita Chillemi

inventory n.0098

Randall Knife mod.3 Hunter 5" left hand

Steinless steel / stag / brass
Blade length 130 mm

Manufacturer: 1993 Randall Orlando Florida USA

Acquisition: 1993 Orlando Florida USA

inventory n.0091

Pocket Knife

Steel / brass /wood
Blade length 95 mm

Manufacturer: Kashmir handicraft India

Acquisition: 1993 Shrinagar - Indian Kashmir - India

inventory n.0092

Pocket knife

Steel / brass /wood
Blade length 90 mm

Manufacturer: Kashmir handicraft India

Acquisition: 1993 Shrinagar - Indian Kashmir - India

inventory n.0093


Army Khukuri or Kukri

Steel / wood
Blade length 290 mm

Manufacturer: around 1927 ? in Ishapore India

Acquisition: 1993 Leh Ladak - India

NOTE: mark on the blade: RFI - 62 (Rifle Factory Ishapore)

inventory n.0094

Ceremonial knife with silver decorations

Steel / silver
Blade length 150 mm

Manufacturer: northern India handicraft

Acquisition: 1993 Leh – Ladak - India

inventory n.0095

Dagger worked out from a file

Steel / wood
Blade length 150 mm

Manufacturer: Thai handicraft

Acquisition: 1994 Bangcok Thailand

inventory n.0100



Dha Knife

Steel / ivory / silver
Blade length 225 mm

Manufacturer: Burma handicraft late 19th century?

Acquisition: 1994 Chiang Mai Thailand

inventory n.0101



Dha Knife

Steel / ivory / silver
Blade length 205 mm

Manufacturer: Burma handicraft late 19th century?

Acquisition: 1994 Chiang Mai Thailand

inventory n.0102



Sword

Steel / wood
Blade length 478 mm

Manufacturer: Burma handicraft late 19th century?

Acquisition: 1994 Chiang Mai Thailand

inventory n.0103

Dagger

Steel / wood / alu
Blade length 150 mm

Manufacturer: Ethiopian handicraft end of the 20th century

Acquisition: Ethiopia gift from Stefano Zucchini

inventory n.0096

Knife with additional folding backlock blade

440 Steinless steel / malachite-turquoise / stag
Blade length 70 mm

Manufacturer: Seto, design by Stewart A. Taylor

Acquisition: 1995 Sedona Arizona USA

inventory n.0105

Swiss Champ multiple blades

Steinless steel / plastic
Blade length 70 mm

Manufacturer: Victorinox Ibach Switzerland

Acquisition: 1995 Bologna gift from Franca

inventory n.0106

Table knife

Steinless Steel / brass
Blade length 103 mm

Manufacturer: Palans - Bhuj Gujarat India

Acquisition: 1995 Bhuj Gujarat India

inventory n.0107

Flick knife without safe Fish shape handle with scales decoration.

Steel / brass
Blade length 111 mm

Manufacturer: Speciolma Bhuj Gugiarat India

Acquisition: 1995 Bhuj Gugiarat India

inventory n.0108

Flick knife without safe Fish shape handle

Steel / brass
Blade length 104 mm

Manufacturer: Speciolma Bhuj Gugiarat India

Acquisition: 1995 Bhuj Gugiarat India

inventory n.0109

Puma folding knife - Micro reproduction

Steinless steel / brass / teak
Blade length 18 mm

Manufacturer: Jaguar

Acquisition: gift from Rita Chillemi

inventory n.0079

Pocket Knife

Steel / bone
Blade length 76 mm

Manufacturer: Pakistan handicraft

Acquisition: 1996 Abbottabad Pakistan

inventory n.0110

Ax

Steel
Cutting edge length 95 mm

Manufacturer: Kashmir handicraft Pakistan

Acquisition: 1996 Gilgit Pakistan

inventory n.0111

Ax

Steel
Cutting edge length 80 mm

Manufacturer: Kashmir handicraft Pakistan

Acquisition: 1996 Gilgit Pakistan

inventory n.0112



Tulwar sabre

Steel
Blade length 720 mm

Manufacturer: British Raj 19th century

Acquisition: 1996 Gilgit Pakistan

inventory n.0113

Powder Horn

Wood / horn
Length 100 mm

Manufacturer: Pathan handicraft

Acquisition: 1996 Gilgit Pakistan

inventory n.0192

Choora or Khyber Knife or Afghan Knife

Steel / wood
Blade length 570 mm

Manufacturer: Pathan handicraft 19th century

Acquisition: 1996 Peshawar Pakistan

inventory n.0114

Choora or Khyber Knife or Afghan Knife

Steel / brass / horn
Blade length 580 mm

Manufacturer: Pathan handicraft 19th century

Acquisition: 1996 Peshawar Pakistan

inventory n.0115


Poket knife, engraved blade (a hoopoe)

Steel / brass / wood
Blade length 77 mm

Manufacturer: 1996 Pathan handicraft NWFP Pakistan

Acquisition: 1996 Peshawar Pakistan

NOTE:I bought this nice set of four (0116-0119) from a young pathan artisan, Darra, with his skilled "smiths" is just round the corner.

inventory n.0116


Poket knife,fishtail handle and engraved blade (leaves)

Steel / brass / wood
Blade length 72 mm

Manufacturer: 1996 Pathan handicraft NWFP Pakistan

Acquisition: 1996 Peshawar Pakistan

NOTE:I bought this nice set of four (0116-0119) from a young pathan artisan, Darra, with his skilled "smiths" is just round the corner.

inventory n.0117


Poket knife, engraved blade (bird and leaf)

Steel / brass / wood
Blade length 80 mm

Manufacturer: 1996 Pathan handicraft NWFP Pakistan

Acquisition: 1996 Peshawar Pakistan

NOTE:I bought this nice set of four (0116-0119) from a young pathan artisan, Darra, with his skilled "smiths" is just round the corner.

inventory n.0118


Poket knife, engraved blade (bird)

Steel / brass / wood
Blade length 82 mm

Manufacturer: 1996 Pathan handicraft NWFP Pakistan

Acquisition: 1996 Peshawar Pakistan

NOTE:I bought this nice set of four (0116-0119) from a young pathan artisan, Darra, with his skilled "smiths" is just round the corner.

inventory n.0119

Poket billhook

Steel / brass
Blade length 65 mm

Manufacturer: DIR Pakistan

Acquisition: 1996 Peshawar Pakistan

inventory n.0120

Poket knife

Steel / brass / wood
Blade length 70 mm

Manufacturer: DIR Pakistan

Acquisition: 1996 Abbottabad Pakistan

inventory n.0121

Poket knife

Steel / brass
Blade length 70 mm

Manufacturer: DIR Pakistan

Acquisition: 1996 Abbottabad Pakistan

inventory n.0181

Razor

Steel / plastic
Blade length 75 mm

Manufacturer: BUR Solingen Germany

Acquisition: 1996 Bologna, gift

NOTE: blade etched : Acciaio Magnetico garantito 10 anni (Magnetic Steel 10 years guarantee)

inventory n.0122

Collins n.1250 Machete

Steel / bakelite
Blade length 380 mm

Manufacturer: Collins & Co WWII

Acquisition: 1996 Bologna, gif

inventory n.0123

Laguiole "Single main"

Sandvik steinless steel / Amourette wood
Blade length 100 mm

Manufacturer: CH.Couttier Thiers France

Acquisition: 1996 Thiers France

inventory n.0124

Indian palm leaf writing knife

Steel / bone / brass
Blade length 80 mm

Manufacturer: India handicraft

Acquisition: 1997 Bombay Maharastra India

inventory n.0125

Betel nut cutter

Brass
Length 170 mm

Manufacturer: Indian handicraft

Acquisition: 1997 Bombay Maharastra India

inventory n.0185

Foldind Knife "Thiers single main"

Steinless steel / aluminium
Blade length 90 mm

Manufacturer: Florinox Saint Remy s/Durolle France

Acquisition: 1997 Thiers France

NOTE:A brotherhood of knife lovers and professionals named "Confrérie du couteau "Le Thiers©" was created in 1994.
One of its target was to create the knife of Thiers, knife which never existed since for generations the Thiernois cutlers have used their know-how on varied regional knives.

inventory n.0126

"Le Méditerranée" poket knife with the profile of a fishing boat

Steinless steel / Olive wood
Blade length 77 mm

Manufacturer: Florinox Saint Remy s/Durolle France. Design by Jean-Pierre Mutter

Acquisition: 1997 Thiers France

inventory n.0127

Ax-Hammer

Steel
Cutting edge leght 110 mm

Manufacturer: Sautdutarn early 20th century?

Acquisition: 1997 Vercheny France

inventory n.0128

Ax

Steel
Cutting edge lenght 70 mm

Manufacturer: Orissa hadicraft India

Acquisition: 1997 Bissamcuttack Orissa India

inventory n.0129

Tribal Desia Kondh decorative hair-pin Knife (the little one in the photo)

Steel / brass
Blade length 80 mm

Manufactured: Orissa handicraft- India

Acquisition: 1997 Bissamcuttack Orissa India

inventory n.0130

Tribal Desia Kondh knife (the big one in the photo)

Steel / brass
Blade length 195 mm

Manufacturer: Orissa handicraft - India

Acquisition: 1997 Bissamcuttack Orissa India

inventory n.0131

Rough "kitchen" knife

Steel / wood
Blade length 100 mm

Manufacturer: Orissa handicraft India

Acquisition: 1997 Bissamcuttack Orissa India

NOTE: see the almost identical n.0200 from Aksum (Axum) Ethiopia

inventory n.0132

Crete traditional knife

Steel / horn
Blade length 95 mm

Manufacturer: Greek handicraft beginning 20th Century

Acquisition: Crete, gift from Luigi Grandi 1998

inventory n.0133

Navaja commercial reproduction

440 Steinless steel / light metal / plastic
Blade length 90 mm

Manufacturer: Andujar Spain 1998

Acquisition: Spain 1998 gift from Lino Lepore

inventory n.0134



Knife & Chopsticks set

Steel / wood
Blade length 165 mm

Manufacturer: China

Acquisition: Bergamo Italy 1998

inventory n.0135

Small Ax

Steel
Cutting edge length 60 mm

Manufacturer: China ? 1999

Acquisition: Siem Reap Cambodia 1999

inventory n.0136

Rice sickle

Steel / wood
Blade length 180 mm

Manufacturer: Cambodia 20th century

Acquisition: Siem Reap Cambodia 1999

inventory n.0137

Rice sickle

Steel / wood
Blade length 180 mm

Manufacturer: Cambodia 20th century

Acquisition: Siem Reap Cambodia 1999

inventory n.0138

Laguiole with forged bee and awl

Steinless steel / horn
Blade length 96 mm

Manufacturer: Forge Laguiole - Laguiole France 1999

Acquisition: Laguiole France 1999

inventory n.0139


Ethiopian curved sword

Steel
Blade length 740 mm

Manufacturer: Ethiopian handicraft early 20th century

Acquisition: gift from Marino Mattei 1999

inventory n.0140

Laguiole with forged bee

Sandvik 12C27 Steinless steel / bone
Blade length 100 mm

Manufacturer: Aveyron Estaing France 1999

Acquisition: Laguiole France 1999

inventory n.0177

"Maremmano" regional italian folding knife

Steel / horn
Blade length 90 mm

Manufacturer: F.Consigli Scarperia Italy 1999

Acquisition: Conaz Scarperia Italy 1999

inventory n.0141

Betel nutcracker

Steel
Blade length 175 mm

Manufacturer: Indian handicraft 20th century

Acquisition: Mamallapuram - Tamil Nadu - India 1999

inventory n.0142



Swordstick version of a Lathi (baton)

Steel / wood
Blade length 530 mm

Manufacturer: Indian handicraft

Acquisition: Mamallapuram Tamil Nadu India 1999

inventory n.0143

Folding knife

Steel / horn
Blade length 120 mm

Manufacturer: Syrian handicraft 2000

Acquisition: Palmyra Syria 2000

inventory n.0144

Kandjar

Steel / horn
Blade length mm

Manufacturer: Syrian handicraft late 20th century

Acquisition: Aleppo Syria 2000

inventory n.0145

Tribal knife Northern VietNam

Steel / stag / brass
Blade length 115 mm

Manufacturer: VietNam handicraft

Acquisition: HaNoi VietNam 2000

NOTE: Cropped point blade, see also item 0151

inventory n.0146

Khukuri (kukri) "Jungle model" according with the manufacturer.

Steel / plastic / brass
Blade length 250 mm

Manufacturer:Nepali handicraft -Kathmandu valley Nepal 2000

Acquisition: Kathmandu Nepal 2000

inventory n.0147

Khukuri (kukri) "Balanced model" according with the manufacturer.

Steel / horn / brass
Blade length 220 mm

Manufacturer: Nepali handicraft -Kathmandu valley Nepal 2000

Acquisition: Kathmandu Nepal 2000

inventory n.0148

Khukuri (kukri)

Steel / Wood / Brass
Blade length 270 mm

Manufacturer: Nepali handicraft -Kathmandu valley Nepal 2000

Acquisition: Kathmandu Nepal 2000

inventory n.0149


Sickle with carved wooden sheath

Steel / wood
Blade length 160 mm

Manufacturer: Nepali handicraft 20th century

Acquisition: Kathmandu Nepal 2000

inventory n.0150

Khukuri-brooch

Silver
Blade length 23 mm

Manufacturer: Nepali handicraft

Acquisition: Kathmandu Nepal 2000

NOTE:Promotional from a Khukuri Shop

inventory n.0180

Rough Kitchen Knife

Steel / Wood
Blade length 110 mm

Manufacturer: Lake Inle Handicraft Forge, Burma 2000

Acquisition: Lake Inle Handicraft Forge, Burma 2000

NOTE: Cropped point blade, see also item 0146

inventory n.0151

Poket Percussion Pistol, rifled barrel

Steel / wood
Barrel length 60 mm

Manufacturer: unknown 19th century

Acquisition: Rodez France 2001

inventory n.0186







Kachin State Sword with wooden scabbard

Steel / wood / brass
Blade length 590 mm

Manufacturer: Burma handicraft early 20th century

Acquisition: Yangon Burma 2001

inventory n.0152

Vendetta Corsican folding knife

Steel / bone
Blade length 255 mm

Manufacturer: Early 20th century

Acquisition: Bozouls France 2001

NOTE: On the blade: 76 VI....E BL.....D

inventory n.0153

Folding knife Viper High contrast Ladder n.506

Damascus / maple / brass / nickelsilver
Blade length 90 mm

Manufacturer: Tecnocut Maniago Italy 2000

Acquisition: Maniago Italy 2002

inventory n.0154

African Cerimonial Knife

Steel / wood
Blade length 280 mm

Manufacturer: African handicraft 20th century

Acquisition: Zocca Italy 2002

inventory n.0155

Scissors

steel / bone
Total length 240 mm

Manufacturer: Afghan handicraft early 20th century

Acquisition: Peshawar Pakistan 2002

inventory n.0156

Afghan Lohar (Horseman's pick)

Steel / wood
Full length 370 mm

Manufacturer: Afghan handicraft

Acquisition: Peshawar Pakistan 2002

inventory n.0157



Folding Afghan Lohar Khyber pass region

Steel / brass / bone / horn
Blade length 150 mm

Manufacturer: Afghan handicraft

Acquisition: Peshawar Pakistan 2002

inventory n.0158

Pocket knife

Steel / brass / wood
Blade length 80 mm

Manufacturer: NWFP handicraft - Pakistan 2002

Acquisition: Peshawar Pakistan 2002

inventory n.0179

Machete Elephant

Steel / wood
Blade length 445 mm

Manufacturer: Camerun

Acquisition: Castellane France 2003

inventory n.0159



Areca nut grinder with "Pecking bird" handle (left)

Steel / wood
Blade length 105 mm

Manufacturer: Indonesian handicraft

Acquisition: Lombok Indonesia 2003

inventory n.0182



Areca nut grinder With "woman squatting on an han" handle (right)

Steel / ebony
Blade length 170 mm

Manufacturer: Indonesian handicraft

Acquisition: Lombok Indonesia 2003

inventory n.0183



Areca nut grinder With "two men couple" handle (center)

Steel / wood
Blade length 120 mm

Manufacturer: Indonesian handicraft

Acquisition: Lombok Indonesia 2003

inventory n.0184

Machete with wooden scabbard

Steel / horn
Blade length 490 mm

Manufacturer: Flores Handicraft Indonesia 2003

Acquisition: Ruteng Flores Indonesia 2003

inventory n.0160



Machete with wooden scabbard

Steel / wood
Blade length 425 mm

Manufacturer: Flores Handicraft Indonesia late 20th century

Acquisition: Bena Flores Indonesia 2003

inventory n.0161





Singaraja Kriss

Steel / wood
Blade length 265 mm

Manufacturer: North Bali handicraft 20th century

Acquisition: Ubud Bali Indonesia 2003

inventory n.0162



Parang Ihlang

Steel / horn
Blade length 470 mm

Manufacturer: Kalimantan (Borneo) handicraft Indonesia early 20th century

Acquisition: Ubud Bali Indonesia 2003

inventory n.0163



Dagger with non original handle

Steel / ebony
Blade length 260 mm

Manufacturer: Indonesian handicraft 20th century

Acquisition: Ubud Bali Indonesia 2003

inventory n.0164

Sword Handle with fragment of blade left

Steel / wood / shark skin
Total length 430 mm

Manufacturer: late 18th century

Acquisition: gift from Luigi Grandi 2004

inventory n.0165

Promoting poket knife with gas lighter

Steel / Aluminium
Blade length 35 mm

Manufacturer: Far East 2004

Acquisition: gift from Parker-Seals dep. 2004

inventory n.0166

Austro-Hungarian Sapper/Pioneer Short heavy Sword

Steel / horn
Blade length 460 mm

Manufacturer: Wu... early 19th century

Acquisition: gift from Luigi Grandi 2005

inventory n.0167

Folding Knife

Steel / Wood / brass
Blade length 80 mm

Manufacturer: Nepali handicraft 2005

Acquisition: Kathmandu Nepal 2005

inventory n.0168

Nepali Sickle

Steel wood
Total length 330 mm

Manufacturer: Nepali handicraft late 20th century

Acquisition: Kathmandu Nepal 2005

inventory n.0169

Kora sword

Steel / lether
Blade length 550 mm

Manufacturer: Nepali handicraft late 19th century

Acquisition: Katmandu Nepal 2005

inventory n.0170

Flissa dagger

Steel / brass
Blade length 265 mm

Manufacturer: Morocco handicrafr early 20th century

Acquisition: Rodez France 2006

inventory n.0171



Koummya Jambiya dagger

Steel / brass
Blade length 285 mm

Manufacturer: Moroccan handicraft

Acquisition: Rodez France 2006

inventory n.0172/p>

Khodmi or Bou Saadi Knife

Steel / wood
Blade length 155 mm

Manufacturer: Algerian handicraft 20th century

Acquisition: Rodez France 2006

inventory n.0173


Dagger model 35 M.V.S.N. (Milizia Volontaria Sicurezza Nazionale)

Steel / wood
Blade length 204 mm

Manufacturer: Italy

Acquisition: gift from Luigi Grandi

inventory n.0191

Backlock poket knife

Steinless steel / plastic
Blade length 60 mm

Manufacturer: WYL

Acquisition: Bologna Italy 2006

inventory n.0175


Malto Setmani promotional flick Pen Knife

Steel / plastic / brass
Blade length 45 mm

Manufacturer: Italy half of the20th century

Acquisition: gift from Marino Mattei

NOTE:Opening system Brevetto (patent) n. 34749

inventory n.0194


Letter Opener

Steel / Cuivre
Blade length 110 mm

Manufacturer: Mali handicraft 2010

Acquisition: gift from Rita Chillemi

inventory n.0193


Poket knife

Steel / bone
Blade length 70 mm

Manufacturer: Pradel Auvergne France late 20th century

Acquisition: Valensole France 2011

inventory n.0187/p>


Poket knife

Steel / bone
Blade length 70 mm

Manufacturer: Pradel Auvergne France late 20th century

Acquisition: Valensole France 2011

inventory n.0188


Poket knife Pradel Excellence 63

Steel / wood
Blade length 70 mm

Manufacturer: Pradel Excellence France late 20th century

Acquisition: Valensole France 2011

inventory n.0189/p>


Folding sportman knife with corkscrew and awl

Steel / brass
Blade length 80 mm

Manufacturer: Pradel Auvergne France late 20th century

Acquisition: Valensole France 2011

inventory n.0190


Flick-knife. On the blade: Explorer STAHL 65X13

Steinless Steel 65x13 / plywood
Blade length 90 mm

Manufacturer: Russia 21th century

Acquisition: Riez France 2012

inventory n.0195


Khodmi or Bou Saadi Knife

Steel / wood
Blade length 190 mm

Manufacturer: Algerian handicraft 20th century

Acquisition: Riez France 2012

inventory n.0196


Short blade knife with blade protection

Steinless Steel / wood
Blade length 40 mm

Manufacturer: Wenger Delémont Switzerland 20th century

Acquisition: L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue France 2012

NOTE:Powderman's knife

inventory n.0197

Tuareg Dagger

Steel / brass
Blade length 250 mm

Manufacturer: Northern African handicraft? Early 20th century

Acquisition: Carpentras France 2012

NOTE: simple gravures on the blade

inventory n.0198


Vendetta Corsican folding knife

Steel / bone
Blade length 180 mm

Manufacturer: Manufrance St.Etienne (Early 20th century ?)

Acquisition: Carpentras France 2012

NOTE: On the blade: MF inside a Star

inventory n.0199


Tribal utility knife

Steel / wood
Blade length 230 mm

Manufacturer: Ethiopian handicraft 2013

Acquisition: Aksum (Axum) - Ethiopia 2013 gift from Luigi Grandi

NOTE:see the almost identical n.0132 from Orissa - India

inventory n.0200


Higo no Kami folding knife - Piedmontese system

Steel / brass
Blade length 96 mm

Manufacturer: Myamoto Musashi - Japan

Acquisition: Aups - France - 2013

inventory n.0201


Turkish or Balkan dagger

Steel / brass-silver
Blade length 175 mm

Manufacturer: unknown

Acquisition: Riez - France - 2013

inventory n.0202


Tuareg dagger

Steel / wood-brass
Blade length 245 mm

Manufacturer: Northern African handicraft? Early 20th century

Acquisition: Riez - France - 2013

inventory n.0203

Opinel n.8 Folding Knife

Steinless Steel / Ebony
Blade length 80 mm

Manufacturer: Opinel Savoie France

Acquisition: 2013 Montpezat-France. gift from Thomas Heger

inventory n.0204


Khodmi or Bou Saadi Knife

Steel / wood
Blade length 210 mm

Manufacturer: Algerian handicraft early 20th century

Acquisition: gift from Leonardo Dingi Bologna Italy 2014

inventory n.0205


Italian Army Ordinance knife

Steel / plastic
Blade length 70 mm

Manufacturer: CORICAMA - Maniago - Italy - about 1970

gift from Luigi Grandi - Bologna Italy 2014

inventory n.0206


Straight knife

Carbon Steel, reindeer,curly birch,nickel silver
Blade length 70 mm

Manufacturer: Bengt-Olof Tallroth - Husum - Sweden - about 2010

Acquisition: Umea - Sweden - 2014

inventory n.0207


Apparently a Khodmi or Bou Saadi knife with engraved decorations and copper inlaids

Steel, copper, horn
Blade length 220 mm

Manufacturer: Northern Africa early 20th century?

Acquisition: Riez - France - 2014

NOTE: Even if the rounded horn handle is old, I suppose it not original. The Ricasso and the "single side" sharpened blade are typical of a Khodmi knife.
Informations about this item will be welcome !

inventory n.0208


Apparently a Khodmi or Bou Saadi knife with engraved decorations

Steel, horn
Blade length 265 mm

Manufacturer: Northern Africa early 20th century?

Acquisition: Riez - France - 2014

NOTE: Even if the rounded horn handle is old, I suppose it not original. The Ricasso is typical of a Khodmi knife, the blade is simmetrically sharpened.
Informations about this item will be welcome !

inventory n.0209

Set of three Opinel "Les Effilés" model n.8 - 10 - 12

Steinless Steel 12C27, Bubinga wood(Guibourtia demeusei)
Blade length 80 - 100 - 120 mm

Manufacturer: Opinel - France - 2014

Acquisition: gift from Giovanni Trotto - 2015

inventory n.0210

Maghreb Dagger

Steel, Wood
Blade length 400 mm

Manufacturer: Maghreb

Acquisition:Riez - France - 2015

inventory n.0211

Dagger

Steel, Brass, Wood
Blade length 380 mm

Manufacturer: ?? Maghreb ??

Acquisition: Riez - France - 2015

NOTE: although it is said to came from a collection of Maghreb artifact, the handle shows an asian decor, maybe tibetan?.

inventory n.0212


Tuareg Sword

Steel, wood, leather
Blade length 750 mm

Manufacturer: Maghreb

Acquisition: Riez - France - 2015

inventory n.0213


Poket knife

Carbon steel, olive wood
Blade length 80 mm

Manufacturer: France ?

Acquisition: Riez - France - 2015

inventory n.0214


Poket knife

Carbon steel, olive wood
Blade length 90 mm

Manufacturer: France ?

Acquisition: Riez - France - 2015

inventory n.0215


Poket knife

Steel 12C27, olive wood
Blade length 90 mm

Manufacturer: Mikaël Trocherie - Moustiers Sainte-Marie - France

Acquisition: Moustiers Sainte-Marie - France - 2016. gift from Fabrice Merizzi

NOTE: Star and Chain are Moustiers Sainte-Marie logo.
According with an old legend, it's a Thanks Offering by a knight after a crusade
Technical specifications

inventory n.0216


Knife

Steel, wood, copper
Blade length 210 mm

Manufacturer: Lao handicraft

Acquisition: Luang Prabang - Laos - 2017

NOTE:in the Lao language it is simply named Pha Lem (knife)

inventory n.0217


Small Machete

Steel, wood, brass, copper
Blade length 280 mm

Manufacturer: Lao handicraft

Acquisition: Luang Prabang - Laos - 2017

NOTE:in the Lao language it is simply named Pha Lem (knife)

inventory n.0218


Sword

Steel, brass, non original wood handle
Blade length 680 mm

Manufacturer: Middle East handicraft

Acquisition: Beirut - Lebanon - 2017

NOTE:Both sides of the blade are agemina decorated with the 99 names of God

inventory n.0219


Dagger

Damascus steel, camel bone
Blade length 190 mm

Manufacturer: Middle East handicraft

Acquisition: Al Mutrah - Oman - 2018

inventory n.0220


Razor IC Veritable Vincent Souverain

Steel

Manufacturer:Roddier-Gauthier Thiers France first half of C20th

Acquisition: Moustiers -Sainte-Marie France - 2019

inventory n.0221

Flick knife

Inox Steel- plywood
Blade length 90mm

Manufacturer:Russia around 2015

Acquisition: Liepaja -Latvia - 2019

inventory n.0222

Knife

Inox Steel- Brass - wood
Blade length 100mm

Manufacturer:Herder Solingen around 2019

Acquisition: Taif - Saudi Arabia - 2020

inventory n.0224

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