This bauernwehr (TC71) style of medieval hunting and working knife was popular from the late 14thC to the early to mid 16thC, especially in the German and Swiss lands and Bohemia, but certainly also with other nations.
Very similar knives are found in quantity in museums, but also in artwork by Gaston Phoebus and Breughel.
They are always of stout construction and have the knuckle pin or nagel has a very characteristic feature, meaning that their intention was also for fighting.
Steel fittings, hollow steel rivets wood grip panels and some decorative punching down the blade.
Grip length 10cm/4"
Blade length 27cm/10.5"
Overall length 41cm/16"
Scabbard is shown in natural, but also available in brown, black and red. Handle is the same colour.
Semi-Sharp is 'butter knife sharp'; it has a very fine flat on the edge but can be sharpened for a little extra.
Sharp has been ground to give a reasonable edge, but final honing, if required, is by the customer.
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