VGC George 5th British Royal Naval Midshipman's
Dirk by Gieves (sold)
A British royal naval midshipman's dirk, George 5th, in very good
condition, by Gieves, named to D. R. Minett.
In very good condition, a George 5th Gieves made Royal Navy midshipman's
dirk, with etching along most of the blade both sides and to a named
officer, D. R. Minett (unresearched). The 18 inch blade in very
good order and firm in the hilt. The hilt and grip also good; the
fishskin and twisted grip wire bindings in nice condition. Sheathes
well and the licking mechanism works fine. The knot has some fraying
and a weak area but is overall good. It is rare to find these dirks
in such good condition. Further / full sized images upon request.
My item reference number is 815.