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Eagle Head Naval Dirk

NAVAL DIRK MADE FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET. Circa 1800. Turned ivory grip with gilt band in the center and ferrule at the base. Gilt metal eagle pommel. 2" w. guard with double Eagle heads and other foliate relief designs. 7" l. diamond shaped blade with original engraving still visible. Engraved brass scabbard with two carrying rings and a finial at the bottom. Overall length in the scabbard 12". Condition good with blade being grey metal. Generous amount of original gilt on the handle fittings, Only minor traces of gilt on the scabbard. Illustrated on page 107 in R. l. Wilson's book "Steel Canvas, The Art of American Arms". Ex collection Norm Flayderman with his collection number on the underside of the guard.

Sales price: $2,975.00

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