The Wallace Collection A726 rondel dagger is a classic medieval rondel dagger from around the year 1400, possibly English, probably French.
The blade is a whopping 17"/43cm long and is 12mm which and hollow ground all the way to the tip. The rondels are hollow fabrications and the boxwood grip scales are fitted to the tang with bronze side panels.
The sheath is made form two layers of veg tan leather and finished with a bronze chape.
Overall length 55cm/21.5"
Blade length 43cm/17"
Grip length 10cm/4"
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