Austrian Merchant Marine Dress Dagger (#27935)

Austrian Merchant Marine Dress Dagger (#27935)

Maker: HAUFSMANN in cursive to obverse and WIEN in cursive to reverse TM; Condition: EX++

$1,595.00

HAUFSMANN in cursive to obverse and WIEN in cursive to reverse TM. An example of this dagger can be seen on page 25 of A Guide to Military Dress Daggers Volume II by Kurt Glemser. Brass colored hilt fittings show almost no wear/age to the pommel, crossguard quillons and blade release button. White grip shows almost no wear but, one small surface chip to reverse center. Double etched un-plated blade grades EX+ showing light surface wear with gray shadowing and one/two minor nicks to the cutting edges and is without a buffer pad. Obverse blade features stylized crown and fouled anchor motif. Reverse blade features floral etch design. The dent-free, brass colored scabbard shows light surface wear with fouled anchor, sea shell, spade, fish and crown motif to upper scabbard fitting. EX++.