Bullock – a dagger with a reinforced wedge designed for piercing armor. He got this name due to the similarity with the male reproductive organ (from the English bollocks – testicles or testicles) and the fashion to wear a dagger on the belt in front. It was very popular in Scandinavia, England, Scotland in the XIII-XVII centuries. Bullock was used for self-defense by merchants, artisans and other representatives of the middle class.
Blade length 30 cm
The total length of the dagger is about 45 cm
The width of the blade at the guard about 3 cm
Guard width 4 cm
Guard blade thickness about 5 mm
The blade is made of high-carbon alloy steel 65G.
The blade is hardened (hardness 50 HRC).
There are no design weaknesses.
The difference from edged weapons is the lack of sharpening the blade.
The blade is dull (blade edge thickness 2 mm).
Hilt – wood, staining, steel, brass.