ENGLISH GEORGIAN NAVAL DIRK.
A highly unusual and beautiful condition unusual officers dirk constructed in the Turkish manner by Salter of 73 The Strand, London. The dirk measuring 40cms in overall length with the blade measuring 25cms. The wide scimitar style blade remains with good clear etching of crescents of diminishing size on each side of the blade. The two-piece fluted ivory grip generally in excellent condition with slight chipping below the upper mount having excellent gilt to all the three upper hilt fittings. The scabbard originally to the centre covered in velvet with the pile now missing. Both scabbard mounts have excellent gilt with again Turkish crescent style engraving to both sides and a small suspension loop to the face side. To the rear of the upper scabbard mount ‘Salter Fecit’ underneath ’73 Strand, London’.
Code: 74766 Price: 2250.00 GBP