Royal Navy Dirk c. 1795 - 1812 Royal Navy Dirk c. 1795 - 1812 Royal Navy Dirk c. 1795 - 1812 Royal Navy Dirk c. 1795 - 1812 Royal Navy Dirk c. 1795 - 1812 Royal Navy Dirk c. 1795 - 1812 Royal Navy Dirk c. 1795 - 1812

Royal Navy Dirk c. 1795 - 1812

Offered here a Royal Navy Midshipman's dirk with lion mask pommel. It has an aged patina 7" blade in dagger form, with etching of a Georgian crown over a roped anchor. The Maker is Davies, likely Edward Davies who took over from David Davies shop 1796-1801. it has a Very attractive gilt floral cross guard and pommel with lion's mask. The decorative grip of ivory, suffering a crack about 2" along its length. No scabbard.

A very similar example can be found of this very blade in reference "Swords for Sea Service Vol. 2" by Comd W.E. May & P.C.W. Annis, 1970. Plate 60.

This cannot be shipped internationally due to ivory handle.

Code: 50956

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