Vintage French Foreign Legion dagger from the '60's or '70's by French manufacturer Begon in very nice condition.
Based on the Fairbairn-Sykes model, but with a lighter overall weight and fitted with a characteristically shorter handle (which is hollow and can be weighted to alter the balance)
The blade has never been sharpened and still has the factory flat edges.
Overall length: 29,0 cm
Blade length: 18,5 cm
Maximum blade thickness (ricasso): 4,68 mm
Steel: forged stainless steel
Guard: polished stainless steel
Handle material: impact resistant black plastic
Pommel: polished brass
Sheath: black leather
Weight (without sheath): 122,8 gram