14th -15thC Swiss German Baselard dagger TC55
The medieval Swiss German Baselard dagger (TC55) was very popular throughout Europe from Italy through to Scotland and everywhere in-between, but strangely, they had two very different forms.
The Swiss/German form was popular in 14th and 15thC. It has a tang through the grip and curved steel guards top and bottom. The blade is robust, short, wide and transitions from a diamond section to a hexagonal form near the guard with a very slight flare. Popular from 1
Overall length 36cm/14"
Blade length 23cm/9"
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.
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Please note: The colours may vary in tone from the photos here. Each skin of leather is different and reacts differently to the dye so they may be darker or lighter in tone