|US Quarter con for scale.|
It is constructed of CPM 154 stainless and is razor sharp along the 2" blade. This particular knife was crafted by FP2 Custom Knives and has a n antler handle.
The knife is employed in a closed fist, with the shank of the knife between the 3rd and 4th fingers. It can be used in either hand.
They were outlawed in New Orleans in 1879, but were common among the sporting set in other locations, and I'm sure that they never went out of style in New Orleans
It's an interesting bet of kit, and might be useful today. I'm certain that it would open a letter or Amazon box with aplomb.