About identical to Fisher #213. 11" well forged blade with intricate reeded and hound's tooth pattern to the median. One side with a maker's or owner's mark. Blade smooth with crisp detail and mottled dark oxidation staining. Copper wire wrapped flared terminal wood grip. The top mounted with the iconic forged iron arrowhead form weight which distinguishes these. The purpose of the weights have been the subject of scholarly disagreement for over a century. However, as some have weights of several pounds, we have concluded that they are executioner's knives as the weight renders them useless for defense, but assures maximum effect on an immobilized victim.