6 7/8" blade, the base with baluster bolster and thumb flat with simple engraved figures both sides. The balance of convex section and tapered to the point. Turned wood grip with decorative bands to the base. Spirally fluted iron pommel. Original wood scabbard splintered at the throat and lacking its leather covering. It is said that in Italy, the knife is the sword of the people. At the time, each man would carry a knife such as this for personal protection, and be trained in its use.