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From the William Fagan Premier Collection

The ballock dagger was widely carried in the Gothic period. It is a thrusting weapon capable of penetrating the leather doublets worn for protection at the time. Its name is derived from the double spheres at the grip base, which represent male genitalia. (Typically, the Victorians renamed the form kidney dagger.) The image was further punctuated by wearing the dagger centered at the front of the belt. This example represents the type in its finest form and is of exceptional quality. The blade is pentagonal at the forte and sheathed in brass engraved with four hatched panels and a fifth containing the initials W K. An identical dagger with the identical inscription was in the Samuel Rush Meyrick Collection. Gothic daggers in other than excavated conditions are exceedingly rare. This example combines excellent preservation including its original wood grip with outstanding form and quality for its group. 11 1/4" length blade.
Stock Number: FNS4040


or $2,600.00 + $945.45 for 11 months.

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Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Our certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.


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Standard Payment Plan (4 Months)

For orders totaling $100 or more, our Standard Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. The total is split into 4 equal payments with the first payment required as a deposit. The balance will be due within 4 months, and your order will be shipped to you upon receipt of the final payment.

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For orders totaling $600 or more, our Extended Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. A deposit of 20% is required, following 11 equal monthly payments.

Pay just $2,600.00 today with 11 additional monthly payments of $945.45.

All payment plans are extended as a courtesy to our customers with no interest or fees.
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