This is a well made and very nice example of a French Dagger Dirk that dates from the mid 19th Century. It is mounted with a beautiful diamond shaped blade that measures 5 inches in length which remains in superb, original condition with all of its bright gold and etching still present on either side. The steel cross guard features cannon ball finials and remains tightly in place.
The carved ebony hilt has an aged hairline crack and an old chip, nevertheless remains very nice and sturdy. The leather sheath is worn at the tip but present nonetheless. Overall measuring 9 3/16 inches in length. Be sure to add me to your favorites list.
Check out my other items. The item "French Dagger Dirk Lovely Gold Etched Blade 19th Century" is in sale since Wednesday, April 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\1784-1860\Original Period Items".The seller is "pcay" and is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This item can be shipped worldwide.