Boker Swiss Dagger - Mosaic Damascus Steel / Dagger Blade / Ebony Wood Handle 121554DAM

Boker Swiss Dagger - Mosaic Damascus Steel / Dagger Blade / Ebony Wood Handle 121554DAM

Regular price $1,795.95
Sale price $1,795.95 Regular price $2,065.95

As early as the 15th and 16th centuries, the Swiss dagger was used as a common weapon by Swiss pikemen and, due to its blade length, often occupied a middle position between dagger and sword. The dagger, also known as a baselard, usually served as a secondary weapon and was usually not issued as equipment, but had to be procured privately by the soldiers.

The extraordinary Twisted Damascus is now followed by the Mosaic Damascus, which is also very complex to manufacture. It is one of the royal class of Damascus forging and makes the impressive dagger an absolute highlight in every knife collection. In contrast to conventional Damascus, no layers are produced in the manufacture of Mosaic Damascus. Instead, complex Damascus bars are forged by hand into a mosaic in an elaborate and very complicated process. To do this, the Damascus package, which initially consists of stacked layers, is cut up and reassembled in a staggered manner to create a unique mosaic pattern at the end faces of the bar. The Damascus is then cut up again and the complex process is repeated several times, the resulting pattern becoming finer and more unique with each step.

Finally, the individual packages are stacked and forged in the shape of a square so that the ends of the individual pieces form a new surface. Forging temperature, forming, deformation rate and the previous steps must be optimally coordinated. This extremely demanding forging process, which only few Damascus smiths master, is carried out to perfection for our Swiss dagger by Chad Nichols.

The dagger blade, sharpened and pointed on both sides, already had a diamond-shaped cross-section in historical models, because this construction proved to be extremely stable and effective.

Characteristic of the Swiss Dagger is the design of the pommel and the crossguard. The unusual, curved design can be traced back to the early 13th century and can also be found in the authentic design of our hand-made edition. The shimmering dark handle made of hand-picked certified imported Ebony is bordered by the highly polished pommel and the crossguard and forms a perfect unit with the fine blade.

The leather sheath, specially designed and hand-sewn for this model, underlines the exclusivity of this coveted collector's item. It is delivered with an individual serial number in a noble wooden box and with a certificate of authenticity. Handmade in the Boker Knife Manufactory Solingen.

  • 8.62" Dagger Blade in Chad Nichols Mosaic Damascus
  • Ebony Wood Handle w/ Full Tapered Tang
  • Each is individually serialized and contains a certificate of authenticity
  • Locking wooden storage noble box
  • Weighs in at 9.03 oz
  • Handmade in Solingen, Germany
Blade Material: Chad Nichols Mosaic Damascus
Blade Style: Dagger
Blade Length: 8.62"
Overall Length: 14.17"
Handle Length: 5.55"
Handle Material: Ebony Wood
Lock System: Fixed Blade
Weight: 9.03 ounces
Pocket Clip: Leather Sheath
Country of Origin: Germany

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Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews

I finally got one after years of looking at it and dreaming but I have made it a reality and now I own on with a serial number under 45/500 so I'm rapped. It's my most expensive knife and I'm glade I got this masterpiece.

Charles Kohut (redbelt13)
Boker Dagger

Most Beautiful & Expensive Knife I've purchased. I can highly recommend this seller & purchase!