This Dagger, Boot Knife is like those carries by the Gamblers and roughs of the 1700s and early 1800s in the Mississippi Valley and on board the paddle wheel riverboats of the era. Ideal as a handy boot knife or hidden under the frock of a gambling hall sharper. This blade has a hand carved 3 3/4" bone
handle and a 8 1/4" blade. All parts are tight
and solid. There are no chips, cracks on the bone handle.
The handle and blade are flat on one side and would lay close and comfortable in your boot. This fighting knife would give many century of
service. It is in good