Land Customs Dagger (#30733)

Land Customs Dagger (#30733)

Maker: Eickhorn, Solingen; Condition: EX++/Near MINT

$2,850.00

ORIGINAL EICKHORN, SOLINGEN squirrel holding sword TM. Aluminum hilt fittings show almost no wear/age with excellent detail to the pommel with Customs pattern oak leaves and crossguard with up-turned wing tips on Customs style langet eagle. The leather grip shows light surface wear, with a few very small patches of leather missing from obverse side and is complete with tight spongy aluminum wire wrap. Blade grades EX++/near MINT with almost no wear and is complete with an original tan leather buffer pad. Leather-covered scabbard shows light surface wear with only very small spots of lifting to leather. The nickel-plated fittings show almost no wear and are complete with undamaged headless retaining screws. As is correct for period produced Land Customs daggers, the incised decorative lines on the fittings appear only on the obverse surface. A rare dagger in truly excellent condition!