J.F. Schroeder Holbein Dagger
Original: Swiss, 15-16th century
Of unique design, this Swiss officer's dagger saw popularity among mercenary officers from the second half of the XV through the mid XVI centuries. This piece features a sturdy blade nicely complemented by the polished brass fittings and ebony grip.
Has a polished steel scabbard with brass fittings and adjustable leather suspension.
Overall length: 14"
Width of guard: 2.27"
Blade: 9" long; 1.25" wide tapering to .5"
Grip and pommel: 4.5"
Maker: J.F. Schroeder of Southern California.
This item has been retired from the collection.