Product images of Straight-bladed dirk
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Although the first regulation dirk did not appear until 1856, dirks were worn by both officers and midshipmen from the mid-18th century and there was considerable variation in the dirks worn. This example dates from 1790 and has a cross hilt and ivory fluted grip.
- Image reference: E1120
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Greenwich Hospital Collection