1700/1800's Antique European Inscribed Outlaw's Knife & Scabbard. Here i s a superb and UNIQUE early knife with it's original scabbard. MASTERFULLY HAND WROUGHT and HAMMERED STEEL BLADE with HAND TOOLED INSCRIPTION AND PATTERNS!!
An outlaw's dagger/knife or a hunting knife, bearing a great story (undecipherable for us). Would be attached to the belt. Well inscribed on both sides of the steel blade, which somewhat is distinguishing it from other hunting knives of the same period.Patterns and designs, along with hand-chased script. We are unsure of the language, possibly Greek or Latin. Wood scabbard with brass overlay. Marked with an "8" on the back, near the belt loop.
Possibly Continental European or Greek in origin from the 1700's or very early 1800's. DEFINITELY NEEDS A THOROUGH RESEARCH!! PLEASE SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE FOR MORE PHOTOS! 17,25" overall in scabbard; 16,5" - the knife itself; 11 - the blade alone. The blade is 1,75 wide at the grip.Condition: Good overall; Sturdy and still usable; Please see photos below. Nice patina, developed over time. Normal wear from age and extensive use, never abused. Take a look at the other items we have for sale now.
Our items are described with the best of our knowledge and ability. We will be glad to answer all of your questions and provide additional photos and/or information. The item "1700/1800's UNIQUE Fully Inscribed Blade Outlaw's Dagger Knife & Scabbard" is in sale since Saturday, April 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage Fixed Blade Knives\Custom & Handmade".
The seller is "imeon" and is located in Spring, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.