Discussion in 'Non-Firearm Weapons' started by hso, Dec 3, 2018.
The price on genuine regimental dirks is so cost prohibitive, I have never purchased one. Just looked at Ebay, there are some for just a little less than $18,000, a few at $6,000, some more between $2,000 and $6,000. The bottom end is around $800.
ivy or boxwood root may be historic.
There are plenty of Scottish style dirks out there, not just regimental. If you want to pay for the provenance and history, those pieces will bring a pretty penny.
with a 5 inch blade--skean dubh would probably be more accurate since that size is easier to carry discreetly
That’s the truth.
Well for those not so enriched as to have an ancestry to put claim to there are the various "non familial" plaids--Flower of Scotland National national ones like Canada's even Service oriented ones.
Over the years I've managed to build up a decent inventory of kilts and in three plaids beyond familial.
Here is New Mexico's:
In my old home state of NY, the official plaid might look more like prison stripes for all the crooked politicians who've been put away.
Still plenty to go though.
I think that they were trying for a Zia symbol, as seen on our state flag:
"Black" wood is very likely bog oak.
Check out Vince Evans work. His wife used to do the wood carving and he did the metal work. He's a maker with a very solid reputation.
I can see that.
Although, now I want to go look and see if someone registered a sett with four red on yellow already.
Separate names with a comma.