Title: Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk
Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY
Date/Period: 1856 Pattern, WWI


Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, entire view 1

Measurement: Overall length: 23.75"; blade length: 18"

Material: Brass, steel, leather and shagreen

Condition: Very Good

Additional Information: Lion pommel, naval badge of crowned fouled anchor mounted
on cross guard; etched spearpoint blade with fouled anchor and royal coat of arms.
Appears to be nearly identical to known signed examples by Gieve Matthews &
Seagrove Ltd.

$2,250.00

SKU: 604-58



Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, entire view 2

Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, hilt

Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, hilt detail 1

Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, hilt detail 2

Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, scabbard detail 1

Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, scabbard detail 2

Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, blade detail 1

Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, blade detail 2

Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, blade detail 3

Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, blade detail 4

Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, blade detail 5

Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, blade detail 6

Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, blade detail 7

Royal Navy 1856 Pattern Midshipman Dirk Engraved with owner’s name: R.S. WELLBY, blade detail 8




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