Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 2762. An interesting 19th century bronze figural romantic dagger. The hilt in the shape of a man in armour holding what would have been a double handed sword. the sword unfortunately is now missing. Short bronze cross guard. Diamond section stiletto blade with two central narrow fullers. The bronze scabbard embossed with armour, flags and decorative scrolling. The stiletto was preferred by assassins as it was silent, easily concealed inside a sleeve or jacket, and featured a blade capable of easily penetrating the heavy leather and fabric clothing of the day, while inflicting mortal wounds. In good condition. Blade length 4 inches. Overall length 9 inches. Ref 2762. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968.