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Corbeddu Leppa knife

The artefact

The fixed damask steel blade and the raw mutton horn handle are handmade, a faithful copy of the knife owned by notorious Sardinian bandit Giovanni Battista Salis, a.k.a. Corbeddu, now diplayed at the History Museum of the Carabilieri Legion in Rome.

Details

Materiali: Steel, Horn
Tecniche di lavorazione: Fixed blade knife handle with grips, The crafting of the blade, Damasking
Dimensioni: Total length cm 68 ; Handle length cm 12 ; Blade length cm 56
Località di produzione: Sinnai

Artigiano: Knife Sardinia
Settore: Knives

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