An Iron Bound Oak Strong Box, Circa of deep colour and patination. The rectangular chest clad in interwoven straps with a swing handle to the lid and side, and a lock with key flanked by padlock hasps to the front, 10 ins cms) high [handle down
the pommel cap and the guard are only slightly arched towards the blade. The blade is of flattened diamond section. The grip is made of bright burl-wood. This dagger is a very early one, dating to the second half of the century or early century.