English or Italian Baselard

This medieval baselard dagger is closely based on X297, an example from The Royal Armouries.  This iconic dagger, dated around 1400 is an example of the English and Italian style of baselard, made quite differently to the Swiss/German style.  Long and slender and suitable for either a civilian or soldier.

Double sided with a 36cm blade with a single fuller and comes with a decorated brown leather sheath and bronze chape.  Wooden scales are laburnum.

Specification

Grip length – 10.5cm
Blade length – 36cm
Overall length – 49cm
Blade thickness at hilt – 6mm


Collections: Medieval Museum quality weapons

Category: dagger

Type: Dagger




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