Rondel Dagger – a type of dagger where instead of a guard and a pommel two disks were used. Known dagger of this type since the 14th century, but its heyday falls on the 15-16 century.
Like all other daggers, rondels from the weapons of the common people gradually turned into an element of equipment of knights. Like other types of daggers, the rondel was widely spread among all segments of the population of medieval Europe. In Central, Western and Northern Europe, they were worn everywhere, mainly suspended from a belt on the right or front.
Blade length: 30 cm
The total length of the dagger is about 45 cm
The width of the blade at the guard about 3.5 cm
Guard diameter 5 cm
Guard blade thickness about 5 mm
The blade is made of high-carbon alloy steel.
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.