Seller: timelineoriginals (10,889) 98.9%, Location: Upminster, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 350509637510 SquareTrade © AP6.0 About Us Guarantee Shipping Auctions BRITISH MEDIEVAL 'SCALE TANG' KNIFE Iron, 25.56 grams, 180 mm. Circa 15th century AD. A hand-forged iron personal knife with gilt copper-alloy details. The blade is triangular in section, single-edged and sharply pointed. The tang is broad, pierced by three copper-alloy rivets to secure the (antler, bone or wooden?) scales. the gurad is present on one face. The hilt cap is open at the centre, hooked at one side and with groups of three incised roundels at the top and bottom of both faces. Reference: Wheeler, R.E.M. London Museum Medieval Catalogue 1940, reprinted Ipswich, 1993, item A4955. Very fine condition, repaired. Provenance: found on the Thames Foreshore at Tower Bridge, London. Please read about our Selling Policies on our About Us Pages Payment Credit or Debit Cards, we check consignee addresses and can only despatch to the cardholders billing address; Paypal; Bank Transfer; UK Cheque or Postal Order made payable to TimeLine Originals. Fees We do not charge any extras for taxes or handling. V.A.T. No. GB 795 7410 88; Margin scheme applies. Shipping UK Recorded delivery £2.50; UK Special delivery £5.50 including insurance International signed for £6.00 including insurance. Export licences may be required for some items. Under British law an export permit is required for all coins and antiquities over 50 years old found in UK soil. If required we make your application free of charge. Although this results in a delay, this export document ensures that your item is exported legally, and is an additional guarantee that your item is 100% authentic as described. Delivery We normally ship within 24 hours of receiving payment. Refunds & Returns All items are strictly described and graded, and are guaranteed genuine by us forever. Items are sent to you on 15 days approval. Belgravia developments (UK) Ltd. T/a TimeLine Originals; Company reg. No 3516937 Contact Me: Telephone: +44 1708-222384; Time-lines.co.uk, Berry Lodge, St. Mary's Lane, Upminster Essex, England, RM14 3PH.