Waterloo / Napoleonic French Artillery Officer's
Blue & Gilt Dirk, Sold.
In good but slightly damaged condition, a rare Waterloo / Napoleonic
French Artillery Officer's Blue & Gilt Etched Dirk.
Almost certainly a Battle of Waterloo bring back war trophy, a
really rare Napoleonic French Artillery Officer's Dirk, blade finely
Blue & Gilt Etched.
The 16 inch blade in very good condition, some scuffing, a tiny
amount of pitting inside one side's fuller / groove, plenty of fine
blue and gilt etch remaining, and firm in the hilt. The brass hilt
in good order except for a missing quillon finale and the small
loose dress chain that once linked it to the pommel. The fine engraved
brass scabbard with small knocks / dings and age but still good.
The dirk sheathes and draws very well.
A superb Waterloo / Napoleonic artillery officer's dirk for just
£? (too late, now sold). Please quote item reference U17 (0815).
Further / full sized images available upon request.