A large Dutch 18th C. whaling knife.
A very rare whaling knife. Overall length 220 cm. Length of the iron 90 cm. The shape of the iron is characteristic of the blacksmiths in the area of Zaandam, and resembles the tools used in building windmills. In the middle of the blade a blacksmiths touch mark is present. The knife and the original wooden handle are in very good condition.
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