2nd Model Luftwaffe Dagger w/Portepee & Deluxe Hangers (#27450)

2nd Model Luftwaffe Dagger w/Portepee & Deluxe Hangers (#27450)

Maker: E.F. HORSTER, SOLINGEN in double oval with stylized H, S, and sword etched TM; Condition: EX+/EX++

$995.00

 

E.F. HORSTER, SOLINGEN in double oval with stylized H, S, and sword etched TM.  Natural aluminum hilt fittings show light wear and well detailed, oak leaf embellished pommel with no damage to crossguard and   quillon surfaces.  Medium orange, solid celluloid grip with tight twisted wire wrap shows minor wear/age but, no cracks or chips. Plated blade grades EX+/EX++ showing surface wear/runner marks and very minor  shadowing but, no pitting, or nicks to the cutting edges and is complete with brown leather buffer pad.  Dent-free scabbard shows light surface wear to blued finish with some surface oxidation to the edges with much factory bluing remaining in the recesses of the pebbled panels and oak leaf embellished suspension bands. The scabbard throat is retained by two, side-mounted retaining screws. The 23cm portepee, which appears original to the dagger, grades VG- showing much wear and fraying. The deluxe hangers grade EX+ showing wear/age to the facings and velvet backings and some oxidation to the obverse of one buckle 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.” with the lower clips marked “D.R.G.M.” Dagger is complete with tear drop shaped hanger. EX+/EX++.