Summary: If you are interested in Chinese knots, this ball would be definitely a attraction to you. It is basically a finger weaving method. And your left thumb and little finger along with right hands play a significant role in tying knots below.
Fritz Christen Christen served in the Waffen-SS with the infamous Totenkopf (“Deathshead”) Division on the Eastern Front from the first days of the invasion of Russia during Operation Barbarossa by German forces.
gunrunnerhell: "Bare metal… A Chinese in Sudan. The finish is mostly worn down to the point of the bare metal underneath being exposed. In spite that, a lot of AK owners and collectors love that aged patina look.