AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR AND 1812 WAR PERIOD DIRK.
A very good condition Naval Midshipmans dirk which we firmly believe to be American. 30cm plain curved blade. The overall length of the piece being 43cm. Complete with itís original ivory grip that has minor chippings underneath the eagles throat and what appears to be a chip out of the base of the grip which has been reinserted. The eagles head to the grip to us denotes US Naval use, with good gilding remaining. Its S guard crossguard with decorated Finials. Complete with its original decorative chain. The leather to the scabbard is all good, not rotted and not in danger of breaking. Some traces of original gilt remaining to the edges of the three scabbard mounts. The two upper mounts having their original suspension rings.
Code: 67013 Price: 1650.00 GBP