This bauernwehr medieval 'Farmers knife', is based on many examples. This dagger has a strong single edged blade with steel bolsters and antler grips and the traditional 'nagel' on the side of the grip. Typically German, often hunting, sometimes domestic.
Singled edged with 28cm blade
Grip length – 10cm
Blade length – 28cm
Overall length – 41cm
Blade thickness at hilt – 6mm
Handle components – Steel
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