Based on museum examples. The dirk came into existence in the 17thC and the early forms were fairly plain such as this all bronze handled dagger with a long and powerful blade.
Single edged, with a false edge and a 40cm blade.
Grip length – 8cm
Blade length – 40cm
Overall length – 53cm
Blade thickness at hilt – 6mm
Handle components – Brass
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