Long Luftwaffe Dress Bayonet w/RARE Single-Etched Blade (#27897)

Long Luftwaffe Dress Bayonet w/RARE Single-Etched Blade (#27897)

Maker: SIEGFRIED WAFFEN and E.PACK & SOHNE, SOLINGEN with Wagnerian figure Siegfried, wielding hammer etched TM; Condition: EX++

$2,600.00

 

SIEGFRIED WAFFEN and E.PACK & SOHNE, SOLINGEN with Wagnerian figure Siegfried, wielding hammer etched TM. Nickel-plated hilt fittings show light age with one small area of speckling and some very minor platting loss to bayonet lug. Pommel slot is complete with yellow Luftwaffe felt plug. Black bakelite grip plates are perfect with no cracks or chips and come complete with both grip rivets. Plated blade is near MINT showing very minor runner marks. Obverse blade features the two-line remembrance of service inscription in raised Gothic letters, “Zur Erinnerung an meine Dienstzeit”.  To the right of the inscription is an exceptionally rendered bi-plane with detailed swastika, radial engine and wing struts!   The panel retains 100% of the background frosting, and blade is complete with brown leather buffer pad.  Steel scabbard retains approximately 98% of the original black enamel.  Bayonet is complete with brown unmarked frog and Luftwaffe NCO portepee. Both the frog and portepee show light age and grade EX+/EX++. EX++