Medieval English Knights Rondel Dagger 14thC TC89

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14thC rondel dagger

Rondel daggers were medieval military anti-armour daggers that were often long and heavy:  fine for the battlefield, but less comfortable around court or when you were wearing your finery. For those moments a smaller, more subtle, but no less lethal knife was appropriate.  This rondel dagger of 1400-1430, found in the Thames, features a hollow ground blade, twisted barley corn grip and hollow top and bottom rondels with repousse decoration.

A low to middle status soldier, knight or archers dagger with fabricated hollow rondels so it won’t overbalance and a strong single edged blade with a reinforced point.

Steel brazed rondels, wooden grip, thick carbon steel blade.  Veg tan leather sheath.

Dagger comes semi-sharp with a 1mm edge or can be sharpened, select sharpened in drop down menu

 

Rondel daggers were medieval military anti-armour daggers that were often long and heavy:  fine for the battlefield, but less comfortable around court or when you were wearing your finery. For those moments a smaller, more subtle, but no less lethal knife was appropriate.  This rondel dagger of 1400-1430, found in the Thames, features a hollow ground blade, twisted barley corn grip and hollow top and bottom rondels with repousse decoration.

Specification

Overall length - 35cm/14”
Grip Length - 9.5cm/3.75”
Blade length - 23cm/9”
Blade thickness (at hilt) - 9mm / 3/8”

TC89

Edge sharpness - Choose Semi or sharpened from the drop down menu

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.