Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    From the Fitterer Family Collection

    Northern Plains or Woodlands Dag Knife with Antler Handle, Possibly Plains Cree/ Ojibwa, Circa Mid-Nineteenth Century. The shaped moose or elk antler grip held with antler (?) pins, with integral lanyard ring at the pommel, attached to a fan-shaped antler section which in turn is pinned to the early 19th Century iron dag blade. A very fine, early example. Length 11.75". This knife comes with a letter of analysis and attribution from Beth Carter, Ethnology Curator for the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, March 11, 2002.

    Provenance: Collected by Brent Barbeau near Macklin, Saskatchewan; Passed to Iowa dealer, then to Tom Hampton (Hampton Historicals, Michigan); Purchased by David Roth, San Diego, California; Sherwood's, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 3,369

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Jun 22, 2013 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 December 12 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction .

    Learn about consigning with us

    The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
    Henry L.,
    Lexington, KY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search