RAD EM Hewer w/Marked Hanger (#26937)

RAD EM Hewer w/Marked Hanger (#26937)

Maker: Stalking tiger over TIGER Solingen (Lauterjung & Co., Tiger Stahlwaren- und Waffenfabrik) TM; Condition: EX/EX+

$1,485.00

Stalking tiger over TIGER Solingen  (Lauterjung & Co., Tiger Stahlwaren- und Waffenfabrik) TM.  Nickel hilt fittings show light surface wear/yellow age patina to pommel and spine with portions of factory frosting remaining in detail of crossguard.  Dark brown stag horn grip plates are perfect with no chips or cracks but, with minor burring to the grip screw slots.  Polished blade grades VG+ showing surface wear/runner marks and uniform gray speckling/shadowing and some spotting but, no pitting or nicks to cutting edges.  Deeply etched motto retains 100% of the light gray background frosting and reverse is marked with the RAD diamond. The blade tang is slightly loose in the hilt. Dent-free steel scabbard retains approximately 85% of the original black enamel showing  loss of paint to the obverse/reverse shell and some crazing/speckling. Dent-free, nickel-plated scabbard fittings show light surface wear/minor age with portions of factory frosting remaining in the scroll-work on the upper fitting and wheat and spade motif on the lower fitting with one spot of lifting to the right edge of the lower fitting.  All four scabbard screws are present and undamaged. The hanger consisting of a large angled nickel clip attached to a short black leather strap with rectangular upper fitting grades EX+ showing wear to the fittings and leather. The nickel clip is stamped “H R 1 5” which is most likely a unit accountability number. EX/EX+ (26937)