Victorian Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Etched Dirk, for sale
In good condition, a scarce Victorian Argyll & Sutherland
Highlanders Etched Dirk by Robert Mole.
Dated February 1901 with Queen's crown to the pommel. Marked to
the 4th Battalion of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, dirk
The 11 3/4 inch blade (12 inches if you include the section hidden
by the hilt's ferrule) is in very good condition, some patina and
wear but not much, and firm in the hilt. The Scottish weave design
grip / hilt in good order with all the steel pins present. The leather
and brass sheath is aged but sound condition; the brass chape is
missing. The dirk sheathes and draws well.
A well above average example. Well priced, £1000. Please
quote item reference number AF55. Further / full sized pictures
available upon request. Tube 1131-51x8 (0.793).