2nd Model Luftwaffe Dagger (#30651)

2nd Model Luftwaffe Dagger (#30651)

Maker: SMF, SOLINGEN with seated king holding sword etched TM and Waffenamt.; Condition: EX+

$1,150.00

SMF, SOLINGEN with seated king holding sword etched TM and Waffenamt. Natural finished aluminum hilt fittings show surface wear with factory darkening remaining in the recesses of the well-detailed pommel, with hand-enhancing to the outer oak leaf motif and crossguard with raised oak leaf motif on the upper surfaces of the quillons. Light orange, solid celluloid grip has two very minor hair-line cracks to the reverse along the pommel, but no chips and is complete with springy wire wrap. Plated blade grades Near MINT showing surface wear/runner marks and no significant wear. Reverse blade is stamped with a Waffen-Amt stylized eagle and the number “5” and is complete with a light brown leather buffer pad. Dent-free, steel scabbard shows minor wear to the airplane gray factory finish and minor discoloration with scabbard throat retained by two side-mounted headless screws. Dagger comes with a deluxe set of hangers which grade EX+ showing wear/age to the facings and velvet backings, but no tears or fraying and are complete with deluxe oak leaf embellished fittings The reverse of the upper fitting is marked, “U.E.10 RZM” and “D.R.G.M.”