Red Cross Officer’s Dagger w/Hangers & Portepee (#27931)
Red Cross Officer's Dagger w/Hangers & Portepee (#27931)
Maker: None; Condition: EX. Consignment
No maker. Nickel-plated hilt fittings show much wear and loss to plating with only about 50% of the silver remaining to hilt. Medium orange, solid celluloid grip shows two minor hairline cracks but, no major chips. Nickel-plated blade grades EX+ showing runner marks to the obverse/reverse and grey shadowing toward the tip of the blade. Dent-free nickel-plated scabbard shows wear and age but, no damage to the pebbled panels. The scabbard throat is retained by two, side-mounted dome-head screws which appear to be unturned. Dagger is complete with hangers showing wear and age but, no damage, rips or tears. Portepee grades EX showing damage to a small portion of the bullion chord. Consignment.