Early Scottish Dirk

By: Windlass Steelcrafts

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Ballock Dagger

The Scottish Dirk was a direct descendent of the Medieval ballock dagger. The grip form began to change, probably sometime in the late 16th century, but soon developed a form that was purely Scottish. The later versions that are quite popular, are somewhat debased in form, and not the pure fighting weapon of the early version. And make no mistake about it, this dirk was a pure fighting knife, and unabashedly so. The blade was long and single-edged. Made to use alone, with a shield and sword, or just with a basket-hilt claymore. We have replicated an early version of the dirk, and Windlass Steelcrafts has done an excellent job in its forging and carving ...and the hardwood handle is carved with a chevron like pattern copied from an original of the same time period. For those with a serious interest in the Highlands, this is a must for any collection. This functional dagger comes complete with scabbard. CIRCA 1700.


Reliks Product ID 1016
Manufacturer SKU 400508
Blade Length 14 7/8"
Blade Material 1055 High Carbon Steel
Blade Thickness at Guard 3/16 "
Blade Width at Guard 1 3/4"
Edge Type Factory Sharpened
Full Length 21"
Weight 1 lb

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S - Verified Buyer

"Exactly what was promised. Solid blade, well made "

R - Verified Buyer

"Great quality, tight fit all the way around. Even snugs up nicely in it's sheath. "

H - Verified Buyer

"Dirk is perfect (unsharpened is probably a good thing). Sheath isn't up to same standard. "

W - Verified Buyer

"Beautiful piece. Very well-made. One tip: Pay for the sharpening service! It comes dull. "

E - Verified Buyer

"Beautiful item. Bought it for my husband for his birthday in April. "

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