Parrying Dagger matches Early Renaissance Cut and Thrust Sidesword
Large daggers of this type where general carried at all times. When a sword was not permitted a dagger almost always was allowed. Also when there was not room to use a sword then the dagger became essential. This dagger was designed with long drop qullions to enable it to be used in the left hand along with a sword in the right. This dagger was designed with this in mind and matches nicely with the Sidesword.
Included with a wood covered with leather scabbard .The blade is extremely sharp and made from tough 5160 carbon steel.
Overall Length: 18””
Blade: 3/16”x 1 ½”x 12”
Point of Balance: at cross guard
Weight: 1.34 pounds
Hand forged 5160 Tempered carbon steel blade, blade sharp.
Guard and pommel are made from a quality low carbon steel to lower the possibility of rust from handling.
Wood scabbard from quality steel fittings.
Bruce Brookhart test cutting with Sidesword Parrying Dagger.