A South American hunting knife c 1900

Item:
283
Region:
Americas
Type:
Daggers
Description:
A South American hunting knife c 1900, fitted with nickel mounts and crosspiece, and a polished bone grip. The double edged blade is of shallow diamond section, polished mirror bright and etched on one side “LA MUERTE ANTES QUE LA DESHONRA: (Death before dishonour) amidst foliage. Contained in its leather sheath with nickel mounts and brass belt hook. The blade retains nearly all its original polish.
Metrics:
Blade length 7” (18 cms) Overall length 11¼” (28.6 cms)
Price:
£425