Long Slotted Third Reich Municipal Police Bayonet w/Double-Trademark (#29362)

Long Slotted Third Reich Municipal Police Bayonet w/Double-Trademark (#29362)

Maker: Paul Weyersberg & Co. Solingen, three-line TM; Condition: EX+

$1,450.00

ACS Scales and Alexander Coppel-ACS Scales-Solingen double-TM. Nickel-plated Slotted hilt fittings show excellent detail to the eagle head pommel and oak leaf embellished crossguard with surface wear/age/patina to highlights only. Spine is stmped “89” with reverse crossguard stamped “S.Ar.IV.145.” (Municipal Police Property, Administrative District Arnsberg, duty location IV., weapon number “145”). Nicely toned stag horn grip plates show slight surface wear, but no cracks or chips and with Third Reich Police grip emblem properly pinned to obverse plate. Plated blade measuring 32.3cm in length is bright, showing minor wear/runner marks and some loss of plating where blade was shortened. Blade spine is Waffenamt stamped and numbered “786”. Black leather scabbard shows surface wear/age with no damage to reverse stitching. Nickel-plated scabbard fittings show light surface wear/age/patina. Upper fitting reverse is stamped “S.Ar.IV.145.” to matching bayonet with scabbard throat numbered “786” matching the blade spine. Upper fitting is retained with an obverse center mounted flat head screw, and both retaining staples are present. Red felt plug is still in the slot.Nice matched slotted example. EX+.