This renaissance dagger and working knife (rugger/bauernwehr ) TC70 is closely associated with the bauernwehr and comes from the same regions of Germany, Switzerland and Bohemia, but was popular on the continent, however it is really a sub-type with a more pointed blade. Dates from late 15thC to late 16thC
The dagger was a working knife, so has a heavy single edged blade, but also has a prominent nagel as a knuckle defence.
Comers with a double layer leather sheath.
Overall length 40cm/15.5"
Blade length 29cm/11.5"
Grip length 10cm/4"
Semi-Sharp is 'butter knife sharp'; it has a very fine flat on the edge
Sharp has been ground to give a reasonable cutting edge, but final honing, if required, is by the customer.