2nd Model Navy Dagger (#30570)

2nd Model Navy Dagger (#30570)

Maker: E. & F. HÖRSTER, SOLINGEN; Condition: EX++; SOLD

$1,395.00

SOLD

E. & F. HÖRSTER, SOLINGEN, in double oval with stylized sword and company letters TM. Gilded brass fittings show light surface wear/age patina with traces of gilt remaining in the recesses of the pommel and crossguard. Dark orange celluloid grip shows light surface wear with one chip to the upper obverse and is wrapped with dark-patinaed twisted wire wrap. Plated blade grades EX++ with light surface wear/runner marks and light gray background frosting framing the nautical double-etch featuring a sailing ship motif. Blade is complete with red felt buffer pad. Hammered brass scabbard is dent-free with much gilding remaining in the recesses. Scabbard bands exhibit a detailed oak leaf pattern. Dagger includes a correctly-knotted post-war portepee.