Although it is not clear in pictures it is Wootz steel. The pattern is clearer up close and it has been authenticated by an expert. Personal provenance-I know the man that originally owned this piece.His father worked for the UN so he spent his early years traveling with him for work. His father was the first owner. It was a gift to him from a tribal elder in Nepal! If you ask for it i can contact him and include this provenance (written statement signed by him) with the dagger. The item "Antique hunting dagger tiger knife WOOTZ steel khanjar katar mughal NO RESERVE" is in sale since Tuesday, November 07, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Daggers".inc" and is located in Columbia, Missouri.
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