ID Knife?

JeffDowns

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Someone is asking me what era this (see pic) is from, and I personally am not sure. Can someone help?

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Jeff
 

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cudamark

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Looks like a spear tip to me.
 

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Someone is asking me what era this (see pic) is from, and I personally am not sure. Can someone help?

Thanks,
Jeff
Being from a big tobacco state as you are there in VA, and my family grew some, my first thought was a tobacco spike. After looking at a few on line it's possible but doubtful. Sure looks utilitarian. Nice find whatever it turns out to be. I'm pulling for a military function at this point.
 

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I don't think that's a knife. Is it sharp along one or both edges? What's the hole-like circle near the base?
 

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That perfectly round hole looks machine-made. That could mean it's from the late 19th - 20th century. My bet is part of some sort of farming implement like a blade from a crop cutter. Conversely it could be an Iron Age spear point, I'm no expert.
 

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first thought When I Only saw Part was 21st Century
Toy for Playing Ninja or decorative Ninja Wall Hanging .:tongue3:
clicking on and seeing the whole thing, and patina I see it's bit older and
not fancy enough. I have to agree not a knife,
but looks like it has a place for a pole. I'm guessing spear of some type, or like UnderMiner, part of a farmers field piece
the partial hole may be to lock it in place pointing down,
or forward
 
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Looks pretty uniform and well made. I’d like to see some more pictures of the socket.
 

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