German Böker "Siwss Army Dagger"
- Made in Solingen / Germany -
*Again available at 28th June 2021*
The Swiss Dagger was a common weapon of the Swiss pikemen in the 15th and 16th century, which often had a middle position between dagger and sword due to its blade length. The dagger, also known as Baselard, was usually not issued as ordinance weapons, but had to be purchased privately by the soldiers and then served as a secondary weapon. Characteristic of the Swiss Dagger is the design of the pommel and the crossguard. The unusual, curved design can be traced back to the early 13th century and can also be found in the authentic design of our hand-made edition. Handpicked local cherry wood is used for the handles of the dagger, which has enjoyed great popularity since ancient times, especially because of its reddish color. The dagger blade, sharpened and pointed on both sides, already had a diamond-shaped cross-section in historical models, because this construction proved to be extremely stable and effective. It is made of the classic Carbon Steel C75 and impresses simply because of its length. The satin-finished blade is marked with the original Boker blade logo from the 1930s. The logo and the individual serial number guarantee the authenticity of the knife and stand for consistently high production quality. With elaborate metal sheath according to the historical models.
Blade length: 8.622“ inch / 219 mm
Total length: 14.173” inch / 360 mm
Handle length: 5.551" inch / 141 mm
Handle scales: Cherry Wood
Blade Thickness: 4.7 mm
Overall weight 256 gr.