This cushion pommel 5 ball dirk with an imitation ivory grip is ideal for any collector interested the age of fighting sail. While made to commemorate the British naval victories at St. Vincent, the Nile, Trafalgar and the War of 1812, this pattern of dirk also saw service in the U.S. Navy. It is the arm of the young midshipman, and an important secondary weapon for any naval officer in hand-to-hand fighting.
Hilt made of brass, 1050 high carbon steel blade. Scabbard : leather and brass.
Length 50cm, blade's Length 37cm.