Admiral dagger - a great gift for the person professionally
engaged in military, as well as any man that interest in Russian NAVY.
Admiral Dagger ─ piercing cold weapon with a short double-edged
straight blade. The Russian dagger became widespread at the end of the XVI
century, and later it became the traditional weapon of officers of the Russian NAVY.
For the first time historians mention the dagger as a personal weapon of
Russian naval officers in the biography of Peter I, who liked to wear a naval
dagger on a sling. The shape of Russian naval dagger was so exquisite, that the
German Kaiser Wilhelm II was so delighted with it, that he ordered to make same
style daggers for all of his naval officers. Also, back in the 80s of XIX century.
Russian dagger style was borrowed by Japanese that made it look like a little
For more than a hundred years in up until 1917, the naval
officers that went from ship to shore would carry dagger as part of uniform.
Navel headquarters and schools officers were always required to carry a dagger
in the service. In 1940, the dagger was finally approved as a personal weapon
of the Navy Command.
AIR Zlatoust produces a variety of daggers for officers,
admirals and generals in the different form of crosses, options are decoration
of the blade and scabbard. Advantages of daggers from Company AIR ─ exceptional
product quality, creativity and high artistic value, expense of manual labor
and the rich traditions of the Zlatoust artists, gunsmiths and engravers.
Master gunsmith: Balakin A.
Artist: Parfentieva N.
Engraver: W. Sharafutdinov