Miniature RAD Officer Hewer w/Orange Grip. Alcoso,
ACS scales TM. Silver-plated hilt fittings show
surface wear/age patina with no lifting or crazing
to eagle head pommel or to crossguard and no damage
to RAD spade and wheat emblem on the obverse langet.
Light-orange, celluloid grip plates are perfect
with no cracks or chips and aged slightly darker
on the obverse. Plated blade measuring 5 ¼"
in length grades Near MINT showing only faint runner
marks, but no graying, pitting, speckling or nicks
to the cutting edge. Deeply etched motto retains
100% of the dark gray/black background frosting.
Dent-free, silver plated scabbard shows light age
patina with portions of the factory darkening remaining
in the pebbled portion of the shell and superb detail
to the scroll and wheat-leaf motif on the obverse,
upper and lower panels of scabbard. Obverse, lower
panel is personalized with the jeweler engraved
monogram, "RM" in shaded, Gothic letters.
Superb personalized, Alcoso example. Recently obtained
in Germany. Near MINT (24855) $2,950. HOLD
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