Object Title

Dagger - Modèle 1916 trench dagger

Dagger - Modèle 1916 trench dagger

Date

1914-1918

Object Number

X.1782

Provenance

Transferred from Northumbria Police, 2003. 2003 police amnesty

Physical Description

A purpose-made trench knife comprising a double edged, pointed blade, with thin sheet steel crossguard and one piece, walnut grip, retained by a single screw in the top of the grip. The steel scabbard is soldered from two pieces of sheet steel, with a large belt-loop brazed in place.

Dimensions

Bladelength7.5in.
Bladelength190mm

Inscriptions and Marks

COUTELLERIE 31 BESSET THIERS

Associations

Places France