2nd Model Navy Dagger w/Hangers and Portepee (#28848)

2nd Model Navy Dagger w/Hangers and Portepee (#28848)

Maker: EICKHORN ORIGINAL, SOLINGEN squirrel holding sword stamped TM.; Condition: EX+/EX++

$1,850.00

EICKHORN ORIGINAL, SOLINGEN squirrel holding sword stamped TM. Gilded brass hilt fittings show wear/age to highlights with toning to gold factory gilding. Correct pattern eagle/swastika pommel and fouled anchor crossguard with the larger quillon block found on Eickhorn examples.  The off-white celluloid-over-wood grip, as used by Eickhorn, shows minor surface wear with no visible cracks or chips and is complete with tight twisted brass wire wrap as used by Eickhorn.  Plated double-etched blade grades EX++ showing only minor surface wear/runner marks with NO nicks or chips to the cutting edges.  Blade is complete and retains 98% of the light gray background frosting in the fouled anchor and floral motif etch pattern.  Gilded brass lightning bolt scabbard retains approximately 98% of the factory fire gilding and 35% of the factory lacquer.  Dagger is complete with original patinated silver bullion portepee and hangers which grade EX++. EX+/EX++ (28848)