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The Macedonian Conqueror

The Macedonian Conqueror
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Blade Shape - Dagger Ground
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Carbon Steel - Damascus
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Finish - Heat Blued
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Product Description for The Macedonian Conqueror

Maker: Kevin Harvey, M.S. (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 84808
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 12.00 in.
Total length: 18.25 in.
Blade width: 2.10 in.
Blade thickness: 0.25 in.
Item weight: 26.72 oz.
Blade: Five bar composite mosaic Damascus by Kevin
Bolster: Engraved hot gun-blued mild steel
Handle: Stabilized and dyed giraffe shin bone
Description: Mastersmith Kevin Harvey creates knives that have unique flair and historical resonance that is rarely found elsewhere. This Italian Cinquedea style dagger has a hollow ground blade with very crisp grind lines and deep fullers to lighten the blade. The Cinquedea was used primarily as a thrusting weapon often carried in place for a knife or larger sword. It was carried horizontally next to the buttocks so that it could be drawn laterally from the back. Cinquedea means "five fingers" and it describes the width of the blade next to the guard. The highly complex five-bar composite blade combines a flame pattern center bar surrounded by twist pattern edges.
The guard is hot gun-blued mild steel and is elaborately engraved by Kevin, and is historically faithful to the Cinquedea design of the late 15th century. 24kt gold inlays accent the guard depicting Alexander the Great astride his favorite mount, Bucephalus. On the reverse, the fabled winged horse Pegasus is displayed in precision detail engraving. Both have been textured, engraved, and inlaid by Kevin.
The handle is stabilized and dyed giraffe shin bone and features more of Kevinís exquisite engraving. Each side of the handle holds engraved likenesses of Roman coins. On one side is the visage of Janus, the all seeing two faced god. The reverse shows off Alexander the great.
The pommel is engraved and antiqued bronze in keeping with the Cinquedea motif. Exceptional fit and finish throughout.
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