Imperial Fire Official’s Dagger with RARE Hangers (#29692)

Imperial Fire Official’s Dagger with RARE Hangers (#29692)

Maker: WK&C, side-by-side, king’s head & knight’s helmet stamped TM; Condition: EX+

$2,395.00

WK&C, side-by-side, king’s head & knight’s helmet stamped TM. Nickel-silver hilt fittings show overall yellow age patina to flaming ball pommel and WK&C style spearhead crossguard quillons with plain quillon block.  Black bakelite/horn grip is perfect with no cracks or chips and is complete with  twisted silver wire wrap. Double-etched blade measuring 16 ¾” in length grades EX+ with minor surface wear/gray shadowing and a tiny “crimp” to tip, but no pitting or nicks to cutting edges. Blade is etched with floral motif, crossed swords, crossed fire hooks, fire helmet and ladder and complete with red felt blade buffer pad.  Black leather scabbard grades EX+ with  surface scuffs and nicks to leather, but no creases, rips, tears or damage to reverse stitching. Nickel-silver scabbard fittings show overall yellow age patina with a depression to the reverse upper fitting, but with both reverse staples present. Upper scabbard fitting is complete with two suspension rings. Smooth, double-stitched black leather hangers grade EX+/EX++ showing minor surface wear/age, but no rips or tears to leather or damage to stitching or to fitting. EX+.