Very Good Thai Knife - Dah Style - 13822

There are various opinions regarding this knife: A battle knife?? A working tool? A ceremonial ?? We are not quite sure but the quality of the blade and the workmanship suggests a good working implement that can easily be used as a weapon. Most probably from Thailand. Massive, heavy blade 8 1/2 inches long with a steel bolster. Long uprising handle made from finely grained wood. Total length 21 inches. Very good condition. Blackened spot and minor pitted small areas on the blade.