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Overall: 11 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 3/4 in. ( 29.5 x 9.5 x 1.9 cm )
Dagger with straight, double-edged steel blade which is elliptical in cross-section; brass cross quillons with ball finials; wooden grip with carved ridges and brass pommel.
According to the accession records, this dagger was acquired by the donor's husband, Colonel James Guthrie Harbord (1866-1947), while serving as Assistant Chief of Philippines Constabulary, U. S. Army, from 1903 to 1914.
Gift of Mrs. James G. Harbord
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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