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My brother found it in a box in his storage. It goes back years to a pack and move. It probably belonged to my father, who wasn't a professional chef, but he was a very knowledgeable hobbyist who knew a few professional chefs. I was told, growing up that he took classes from James Beard at one time. It almost looks like a broken steak knife, but the top of the blade is smooth and tapered. This is the original shape.

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    It's possible that it's not a culinary knife at all. If I saw that out of context, I'd assume that it was something for woodworking.
    – FuzzyChef
    Sep 21, 2023 at 22:41

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It's possibly a fish scaler.

A google search for PAL RH22 turned up just one result, with a picture of the same knife [plus sheath] & only one answer as to what it is.
https://www.allaboutpocketknives.com/knife_forum/viewtopic.php?t=19079

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