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Purchasing Knives in Kabul

Postby benjaminpendleton » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:38 pm

Hi Folks,

Hoping to get back to Kabul in the near future.

Looking to buy high quality, locally made knives.

They are called choora in Afghanistan, pesh kabz farther east in India. Apparently they are still in use in Pashtun areas of Afghanistan.

In Uzbekistan and East Turkistan traditional knives are called pchak.

Any leads on where I might find them in Kabul?

Tashakor!
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Re: Purchasing Knives in Kabul

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Re: Purchasing Knives in Kabul

Postby benjaminpendleton » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:48 pm

Afghan choora / pesh kabz (antique):

http://www.fieldserviceantiquearms.co.u ... 1295-p.jpg
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Re: Purchasing Knives in Kabul

Postby steven » Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:25 pm

You can buy Uzbek ones in Chust https://caravanistan.com/uzbekistan/chust/

Here is me with a rather large one: https://caravanistan.com/wp-content/upl ... 138363.jpg
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Re: Purchasing Knives in Kabul

Postby benjaminpendleton » Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:27 pm

Thanks Steven! Love the knife. That must have been really hard to fit into your backpack! : )
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