Antique Fighting Knife Dagger Canary Islands Cuchillo Canario
Antique 19th-century fighting knife of the Canary Islands (el cuchillo Canario). The Cuchillo Canario is a traditional knife of the Canary Islands.
In Spanish, these knives are also called "naife," derived from the English word knife.
DETAILS: Straight, single-edged, sturdy, hand-forged steel blade with forte covered with alpaca silver. The hilt comprises a round grip and a pommel made of layers in various shades of buffalo horn and brass, mounted in alpaca silver ferrule and collar, and a copper pommel cap.
CONDITION: Shows age and use, blade slightly pitted.
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Overall length: 27 cm (10.63 inches).