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 long 15"/39cm long and is 12mm thick 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 50cm/19.5"
Blade length 39cm/15"
Grip length 9.5cm/3.75"
A poplar wood cored scabbard, covered in veg tan leather and with some stamped decoration to top third. The scabbard is suspended from embossed veg tan leather belts with bronze...
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