This all steel renaissance rondel dagger is based on an example from the Wallace Collection. These small but powerfully built daggers were popular with Landsknechts and are characteristically German of this period.
Comes with a double layer veg tan leather sheath, fitted with a bronze chape and houses a stout triangular blade.
Overall length 36cm/14"
Blade length 26cm/10"
Grip length 9.5cm/3.75"
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