A Good Naval Dirk

A Very Good 1891 Pattern Midshipman’s Dirk
£695.00

ID: 2862

A Very Good 1891 Pattern Midshipman’s Dirk. Blade by Gieves, etched with scrolls, crowned GRV cypher and fouled anchor, regulation gilt hilt with lion’s head pommel, wire bound fish skin grip, in its leather scabbard with engraved gilt mounts, the locket fitted with spring clip and twin suspension rings, complete with knot with blue and gold cord and acorn. 


Notes: 

The locket is engraved with original owners name ‘D.R. Minett’ 


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Midshipman Desmond Revis MINETT


Navy List - January 1935

Desmond Revis Minett, RNVR, Probationary Midshipman, date of seniority 11 December 1933, attached to Sussex Division


Navy List - July 1935

Desmond Revis Minett, RNVR, Probationary Midshipman, date of seniority 11 December 1933, attached to Sussex Division


Navy List - January 1936

Desmond Revis Minett, RNVR, Probationary Midshipman, date of seniority 11 December 1933, attached to Sussex Division


Navy List - July 1936

No trace of Desmond Revis Minett at all. 

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