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Title Corsican stiletto
Nationality French
Period c 1830
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This is the cacciatorre Mediterranean knife found all over the western Mediterranean, but principally in Corsica and Sardinia. The mounts are white metal, possibly low grade silver. The grip is ebony and the scabbard is fine calf leather on a wood body. The blade is 5.5" long. It is the classic vendetta knife of the region.

The condition is excellent with a little restoration evident at the pommel and it has 70% of its original lead polish finish to the blade.

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[Edged Weapons : Dirks : French : 19th Century]

testimonials

The buckle arrived today in good order. Many thanks. I will keep an eye on your website for other buckles that may interest me...

A N, UK, 30.09.2008

[It] got in [arrived]! It's a fine piece.

G V, Belgium, 11.08.2008

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