Early Uncleaned Luftwaffe Sword (#30904)

Early Uncleaned Luftwaffe Sword (#30904)

Maker: SMF; Condition: EX; SOLD

$995.00

SOLD

SMF, Solingen with seated king TM. Uncleaned nickel-silver hilt fittings show surface wear/age patina with wear to the lacquered brass pommel and crossguard swastikas and some loss of plating to background silvering, but no damage to the well detailed crossguard feathering. Blue leather grip shows minor wear and a few nips to leather, but no major rips or tears and is complete with double-twisted wire-wrap. Uncleaned plated blade grades EX+/EX++ showing light surface wear/runner marks where runners have rested against the lower flats of the blade, but no lifting/pitting, nicks to cutting edges or damage to the blade tip and is complete with original buffer pad. Dent-free, blue leather covered scabbard shell some minor age to leather with a few nips and depressions to leather, but no major rips or tears. The dent-free nickel-silver upper and lower scabbard fittings show much age patina but only minor wear/age speckling and no damage to the four headless retaining screws.