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J.D. Crawford




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PostPosted: Sat 22 Oct, 2011 10:22 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

David Wilson wrote:
And here are some more updated pics of some short stabby things, Scottish-style....


Ooh, that double-fullered dirk got me right in the heart (and left a couple of grooves in my left ventricle). May I ask where you got that?

On the topic of daggers, does anyone make a production basilard with a very large blade (like over 18 inches)? If I were to get one made custom I know the historical piece I would pick, but expect it would cost quite a bit; its the size of a shortsword.
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PostPosted: Sat 22 Oct, 2011 1:12 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

J.D. Crawford wrote:
David Wilson wrote:
And here are some more updated pics of some short stabby things, Scottish-style....


Ooh, that double-fullered dirk got me right in the heart (and left a couple of grooves in my left ventricle). May I ask where you got that?



The Browned one?

Vince Evans.

(And if you look close, it's actually three fullers. It was made from a cut-down sword blade).

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PostPosted: Sun 23 Sep, 2012 11:33 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Here's what my dagger collection looks like right now. Happy

From left to right:

Tod's Stuff Sax
A&A Custom Swiss Dagger/Early Baselard
Tod's Stuff Quillon Dagger
A&A Crusader/Classic Dagger hybrid
Arma Bohemia Ballock Dagger
English Cutler Ballock Dagger
A&A Custom Rondel Dagger
Tod's Stuff Rondel Dagger
Vince Evans Scottish Dirk

All are historically sized. I love the amount of variation in size, shape, and subtlety that period daggers have. I've tried to get a decent cross-section in my collection.



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PostPosted: Sun 23 Sep, 2012 3:19 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Not a very big nor impressive collection, it's only in the last year that I started looking at short stabby things.

First up, a customized Alpine Dagger from Arms and Armor, slightly shorter blade with a Walrus Ivory handle.

Second, a viking folder inspired knife, carbon steel blade with Kauri Wood handle.

Third, a scottish inspired knife that I had seen a picture of the original somewhere on the forum, and liked the shape.






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PostPosted: Thu 12 Jun, 2014 11:45 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Here is a main gauche that I got from Baltimore Knife and Sword. The blade is around 11.5 inches long. It's very sturdy


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Lloyd Winter




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PostPosted: Thu 12 Jun, 2014 2:44 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

the latest family portrait of my daggers from Tod.
The steel rondel is new, the baselard is newish. All others have been around for a while.
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Radovan Geist




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PostPosted: Fri 13 Jun, 2014 12:54 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Some of mine daggers (they have been posted elsewhere on this forum before):
- early 17th c "swordbreaker" (based on a piece in NY Metropolitan Museum)
- 14th c baselard
- 14th c rondel
I should do a family photo, also with other pieces:)



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PostPosted: Sat 14 Jun, 2014 3:43 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Some really nice daggers here
I Love Samurai swords and medieval swords
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J. Nicolaysen




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PostPosted: Wed 09 Jul, 2014 6:17 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

This really should be a spotlight topic, like some of the other "Show us" threads. Daggers are great, so much variety, and sometimes more affordable for beginning collectors (I owned a dagger from A&A long before I was able to get one or two of the swords I drooled over). Anyhow, I hope to contribute some good pics in addition to the great examples above! I really like the "family" style of pics.

Here is a Bauernwehr I just received from A&A. Does it qualify as a dagger? Well here it is, 15 in blade, about 5 in handle. This was a Muster Page item that really resonated. I asked Craig for a sheath with a simple chape to go along, and when I got it, I really appreciated the matching bezels they put on it with the pommel. That's the sort of thing that I can just trust them to throw in and give me something cool that I did not know exactly what to ask for. Maybe someday I will be brave and either do some tooling on the sheath or more likely have someone good at it do for me!



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PostPosted: Sat 14 Mar, 2015 8:22 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Group shot from pi day, 2015.


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Dean F. Marino




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PostPosted: Sat 14 Mar, 2015 2:42 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

About a $40 investment... cut down from a rat tail "Elven fighting knife" that oddly had a very substantial and solid carbon steel blade....


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PostPosted: Sat 14 Mar, 2015 4:40 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Kelvingrove by Vince & Grace Evans
2001 BAKCA

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PostPosted: Sat 14 Mar, 2015 5:40 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Nice stuff, most of my daggers are along the line of Randall and Cold Steel but here is a shard of an 18th century smallsword. folded steel blade from the Alsace area. It came attached to various fittings . It pairs well with rapiers.

Cheers

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PostPosted: Sat 14 Mar, 2015 7:03 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Custom late 14th century quillon dagger by Tod. I hadn't realized how massive this dagger was going to be until it arrived, and Tod had actually made it slightly shorter than the original it was based upon. The blade length is similar to some of the large battlefield rondels that have survived.

I should note that all of these photos are Tod's, not mine.



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PostPosted: Fri 22 May, 2015 12:38 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Rondels by Tod.


Ballock dagger by John Gage.

"In valor there is hope.".................. Tacitus
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PostPosted: Sat 23 May, 2015 10:26 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Craig

Nice looking Quillon Dagger.

Can you provide some dimensions and weight for the Dagger?
Overall length, blade length, blade width, quillon width, weight

According to Tod's facebook page this Dagger is based on one sold by Hermann's Historica Auction House.

I believe the Dagger in question was part of "Auction 68 - Lot Nr. 3637"

"A South German or North Italian knightly dagger, circa 1380

Slender blade of diamond section. Sturdy, straight quillons, slightly tapered tang. Large, flat disc pommel, the rivet head with elongated, octagonal washer. Length 56 cm."

Here are some pics of the original dagger.

http://www.hermann-historica.de/auktion/images68_max/90778.jpg
http://www.hermann-historica.de/auktion/images68_max/90778_b.jpg
http://www.hermann-historica.de/auktion/images68_max/90778_c.jpg

Thanks

Danny
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PostPosted: Sat 23 May, 2015 11:59 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Danny,

That's the one that was the basis for my dagger. Unfortunately, I cannot give you the weight, but I can provide the other specs for Tod's reproduction (with Tod's blessing).

Overall Length: 55 cm
Cross Width: 13.3cm
Pommel Diameter: 5.3 cm
Blade Length: 38.15 cm
Blade Width at Cross: 3.1 cm
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PostPosted: Mon 25 May, 2015 6:50 pm    Post subject: Re: My one true dagger         Reply with quote

I got to see this dagger when it was being fitted for its hilt components... it was beautiful ! I looked very closely at the damascus and i believe Jake slipped some wrought iron into the mix... it gives the layers a real tasty look
and the patterns he carved in the bog oak... fabulous

it was an absolute pleasure to see

you own one heck of a great dagger !

G

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PostPosted: Mon 25 May, 2015 8:33 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Here is a Windlass Medici dagger


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PostPosted: Tue 26 May, 2015 5:02 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

I've posted this elsewhere - but I like this dagger very much and am drawing attention to it again -

Del Tin DT6161 - a 16th century parrying dagger
Blade length - 16.125 inches
Blade width - about 2 inches at the guard



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