This British Naval dirk circa 1800 is complete with its original scabbard. The overall length is 19.5". The 14 5/8" blade is finished bright with scattered spotting. The obverse side has, from the hilt, an engraved 2.25" semicircular double line arc with sun bursts inside, approx. 2" of flower motif engraving, a .75" pineapple, a 1.25" nearly circular double line oval with small circles...
British & Scottish Dirks & Fighting Knives
Scottish Dirk by Wilson & Sharp. Made by Wilson and Sharp of Edinburg. Records show them in Edinburg in 1895. Silver mounts are marked with the “W & S” mark as well as city marking. The blade has a worked back and measures 10½”. Overall length is 17”. The hilt side, knife and fork are woven rope design. Silver parts depict intertwining geometric motifs in Gaelic manner. Leather is...
Scottish Highland Dirk. Silver mounted with the mounts having intertwining runic patterns. The blade has a clipped point and has an intricate worked back. The overall length is 16¾”. The dirk, side knife and fork are hilted with staghorn. No doubt a salute to the old Highland Gaels of the 16th and 17th centuries when the Highlanders fought with long dirks mounted with stag such as this example....
British Pattern 1879-1901 Officers Naval Dirk. 18” Blade and 23” overall. Blade is well etched and has the royal arms of the monarch. Ricasso is etched “Batson London”. Reverse is etched with crown over fouled anchor. Leather scabbard and fishskin hilt are sound with light wear and no losses. Scabbard throat is personalized with initials “G.R.E”.
Scottish Highland Dirk. Late 19th century. Silver mounts with silversmith touch marks and the cypher “M & C” for Mackay and Chisholm of Edinburgh. Blade length is 11”. Overall length is 18”. Hilt and knife / fork are in a woven rope motif. All cut crystal stoned have no chips. Leather has some light crazing. Overall a very handsome Scottish Dirk.
Wilkinson Commando Knife. Special Edition Commando Knife.
Scottish Dirk from the 19th century with 13 1/2" blade. Measures 20" overall. Handle is carved with a Highland bonnet on one side and acorns and thistles in silver on the other side. Perfect clear stone in pommel. This dirk was made without provision for the knife and fork. This is a larger than usual size. Impressive Highland dirk.
Scottish Victorian Skeandhu. with 3 3/4" blade. Measures 7 1/4" overall. Has carved handle with topaz in pommel and relief thistle and acorn mounts. Very fine Skeandhu.
Scottish Regimental Skeandhu with Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders insignia handle. Has 3 1/2" blade and measures 7 1/2î overall. Topaz in pommel. Nice regimental skeandhu.
Scottish dirk circa 1800. Style of a Ballock dagger. 11 3/4" blade length and 16" over all. Scabbard is proper design and style but is very good later replacement.