Early 16th '8' Guard Dagger

Based on a museum example from the Metropolitan.  This is a unique dagger, but all the features; fish tail pommel, thin grip, half ring guard and size all indicate it was for a Landsknecht.

Double edged 25cm blade


Grip length – 10cm
Blade length – 25cm
Overall length – 38cm
Blade thickness at hilt – 6mm
Handle components – Bronze

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