Early 1st Model Luftwaffe Dagger (#30521)

Early 1st Model Luftwaffe Dagger (#30521)

Maker: A.W. Jr (Anton Wingen), standing Knight) Solingen TM.; Condition: EX+

$1,095.00

A.W. Jr (Anton Wingen), standing Knight) Solingen TM. Silver-plated hilt fittings show light surface wear/age patina to pommel, upper and lower ferrules and crossguard with loss of plating to background of the pommel and crossguard swastikas and no gilding remaining. Dark blue leather grip shows light surface wear/minor loss of color, but no rips or tears, and is complete with tight, triple wire wrap. Plated blade grades EX+ showing light surface wear/runner marks and minor gray shadowing/speckling, but no nicks to cutting edges. Blue leather covered scabbard shows wear/age, but no loose leather or damage to seam. Nickel-silver, upper, center, and lower scabbard fittings show surface wear/age patina matching the hilt fittings with minor scratches to the obverse center fitting. All five flush-mounted retaining screws are present. Early nickel-silver chain hanger featuring 9 upper and 14 lower rings shows light age/wear and is complete with early unmarked nickel-silver clip.