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Old 13th November 2019, 11:35 PM   #1
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Default Help with the ID of this dagger please .

Any thoughts on this rather good quality dagger ? Overall length 25 cm , blade length 14 cm . The blade is very thick and of diamond cross section with a flattened oval cross sectioned ricassso .
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Old 15th November 2019, 02:05 PM   #2
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I believe this is French personal protection dagger, end of 19th century. Also called prostitute's dagger (Dague de prostituée or Dague De Pute).
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Old 15th November 2019, 03:06 PM   #3
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Yes, I agree, French dagger. Could be a German blade, Ive seen German daggers from the same time frame with this blades.

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Old 15th November 2019, 04:43 PM   #4
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Thank you Detlef and Alex , much obliged .
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