Dagger Knife Blade

Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade

Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade
Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade
Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade
Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade
Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade
Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade
Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade
Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade
Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade
Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade

Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade   Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade
Antique, late 19th century - early 20th century, traditional Afghan choora (chhura) dagger of characteristic form with flared pommel and grips, the tangband and bolsters of engraved brass. Strong T-shaped single-edged straight blade of high quality steel. The blade is pitted at the point, no scabbard.

A beautiful example of lethal weapon designed for the specific purpose. The Choora is the traditional knife of the Mahsud, a tribe of the Khyber pass area between Pakistan and Afghanistan. This dagger is a member of the family of knives known by various names. Although this knife is believed to be from Afghanistan, the same type of knife, called a Pesh-Kabz or Pishqabz (foregrip), is also found in Northern India, Persia and central Asia. This type of weapon was widely used in all areas of North India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and other central Asian countries.

They all have a similar shape of blade and differ in the shape of hilt and decoration. The blade of a Pesh-Kabz / Choora is one its most striking features. The blade has a T cross-section, with a pronounced back and a strong, slender tip. As a rule, the blade is straight. Length of the blade with handle: 36 cm (14 1/4).

Length of the blade without handle: 25.5 cm (10). The item is in the UK. The item "Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade" is in sale since Monday, August 30, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Middle Eastern". The seller is "emilzolya" and is located in Nottingham.

This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Afghanistan
  • Blade Material: Carbon Steel
  • Style: Middle Eastern
  • Dexterity: Ambidextrous
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Type: Choora
  • Edge: Single
  • Handle Material: Bone
  • Handedness: Single-Handed
  • Tang: Full
  • Brand: Unbranded


Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade   Antique Afghan Indian Knife Choora Dagger Pesh Kabz Khyber Armor Piercing Blade