The end of the scabbard has etched engraved gold plated. Came from Polish Ukrainian estate. The blade opens out nicely. The blade is in high quality and engraved steel with ornaments on both side. There are animals etched in the blade on both sides.
On one side there is Toledo etched in the steel. Has old original patina, uncleaned.
Has a curved end and there is a minor knick at the end of the blade. The fitting is gold plated but you can see there is a silver underneath. We did not test it. Has a knob for wearing on the belt. Toledo blades have been very popular used by Imperial Russia.
Length of blade: 7 3/4 inches or 195 mm. Length of knife overall: 13 1/2 inches or 350 mm. Weight: 510 g or 18 ounces. Please see pictures for details. Please see my other items.Please see my store - Russian art Antiques. Item came from old estate.
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The item "IMPERIAL RUSSIAN HUNTING KNIFE GOLD BLADE ETCHED TOLEDO LION POLAND DAGGER DIRK" is in sale since Sunday, October 26, 2014. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "ocha3" and is located in Wilmington, Delaware. This item can be shipped worldwide.