Based on museum examples. The dirk came into existence in the 17thC and the early forms were fairly plain such as this bronze and turned wood handled dagger with a long and powerful blade.
Single sided with a 38cm blade and comes with a leather sheath and bronze chape.
Grip length – 9cm
Blade length – 38cm
Overall length – 52cm
Blade thickness at hilt – 6mm
Handle components – Brass
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