Indian Folding "Katar" Push-Dagger

Indian Folding "Katar" Push-Dagger

Indian Folding "Katar" Push-Dagger held in the hand with side-frame extending parallel to the wrist and fore-arm. There are a number of variants: single-blade non-folding, double-blade folding, triple-blade folding. The folding types are opened by pulling the two lateral bars - between the frame - together, operating a lever, which in turn spreads the blades as with a scissors.

Scabbards are usually leather, or leather-covered wood, and sometimes metal; may be covered with ornate hammered sheet-metal, usually silver.

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