Looks like some kind of survival machete
More like a meat cleaver from a field kitchen-proportions and shape don't look like any machete/panga I've ever seen.
meat cleaver,possible military butcher.
I think the Italian name is Mannarese.
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"Non è un machete,ma un mannarese italiano.Non saprei dire se della prima o seconda guerra mondiale.Probabilmente fu utilizzato in entrambi i conflitti.E' un attrezzo di moltecipli utilità"
"It is not a machete, but an Italian mannarese.I couldn't say if the first or second world war.Probably it was used in both conflicts.And ' a moltecipli Utility tool."
Il manuale per gli allievi ufficiali di fanteria (ed. 1941) lo inserisce, insieme alla roncola, al picozzino da cavalleria ed a molti altri utensili, fra gli attrezzi per i "lavori del campo di battag
The manual for students of infantry officers (ed. 1941) puts it, along with the picozzino from roncola cavalry and many other tools, including tools for the "works of the field of battle.
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mannarese e roncola
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That's it I'm afraid.
A Ravoli cutter.
Seriously, just look at it!-it's a meat cleaver-even has the characteristic hole in the upper front quarter of the blade for hanging from a utensil rack-those websites are known to be run by 'catering deniers' keen to cover up Fascist use of kitchen ware as weapons...
'Catering deniers' Excellent!
The correct name is mannaia