Discussion in 'Non-Firearm Weapons' started by hso, Jul 18, 2021.
A buddy at the Show just brought this case over to watch me drool.
Try not to drool on them!
The second photo top one reminds me of a fancy Larry Harley "Battle Bowie".
Good eye. That is the most amazing piece that we've ever seen of Larry's. The other one above the Hibben is Larry's as well.
That's my story and I am sticking with it. Much better for opening letters than exsanguination, with no guard, swell or suitable pommel.
Having handled the dagger, the heavily and intricately carved bolster and the ivory would be sufficient for keeping your hand off the blade. Ivory has a remarkably "sticky" surface unlike a lot of natural materials and the relief of the carved flowers face back towards the butt. Preventing sliding forward onto the blade was cleverly thought out.
This is a little one we had of his:
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