Early 16thC hexagonal half-guard Landsknecht dagger SOLD

Early 16thC hexagonal half-guard Landsknecht dagger.

Based on a Metropolitan Museum example.  Daggers with 'half a guard' and very slender grips were popular with Landsknechts and are typically German and dated around 1510-1540

This example has an ebony grip with a hollow bronze pommel and bronze guard. Double edged with the Tod's Workshop copper inlaid makers mark.

Red Double layered vegtan leather sheath, with bronze chape, risers and incised work on the rear.

Blade length: 25cm/10"

Grip length: 9.5cm/3.75"

Overall length: 36cm/14"





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