NICE FRENCH 19th CENTURY ROMANTIC DAGGER KNIFE:
In very good general condition. Circa 1850. 7 inch overall length (8 1/8 inch overall with scabbard on). Iron mounted showing a nice and unusual décor throughout with bats on crossguard. Traces of the original gilt finish in protected areas. Very good unmarked 3 3/8 inch blade showing evidence of sharpening at some time. Nice patina throughout. In its very good steel scabbard with engraved décor on both sides. An attractive dagger!
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