Early Luftwaffe Sword (#28431)

Early Luftwaffe Sword (#28431)

Maker: SMF SOLINGEN with seated king holding sword TM; Condition: EX+/EX++ 

$1,595.00

 

SMF SOLINGEN with seated king holding sword TM. Scabbard and ricasso have matching number 254. Uncleaned nickel silver hilt fittings show wear with brass crossguard and pommel sun wheel swastika insert showing minor wear but no damage. Blue leather grip has been professionally restored and grades MINT and is complete with tight double aluminum spongy wire wrap. Plated blade grades EX++/near MINT showing light surface wear/runner marks but, no nicks to cutting edge.   Reverse blade is Waffen-Amt stamped and complete with blue leather blade buffer pad. Dent-free, blue leather scabbard is perfect and has been professionally restored with period leather. Dent-free, upper and lower nickel silver scabbard fittings grade EX++ showing only minor surface wear/age and are complete with all four, undamaged retaining screws.  The blue leather crescent shaped hanger is missing. EX+/EX++.