1800's British Naval Officer's / Midshipman's
Fighting Dirk (sold)
A good condition British naval officer's or more likely midshipman's
fighting dirk with ivory grip.
Good example of a Trafalgar period British midshipman's or officer's
fighting dirk. Unlike a short dress dirk, this is more a very short
sword worn in case of close hand-to-hand combat on a cramped ship's
deck. The 41.5 cm blade has a single fuller, patina and is firm
in the ivory grip hilt. Further / full sized pictures available
upon request. Item reference number 300.