South African Air Force Dagger (#28109)

South African Air Force Dagger (#28109)

Maker: WKC, SOLINGEN, Germany.; Condition: Near MINT; CONSIGNMENT

$995.00

WKC, SOLINGEN, GERMANY and armored torso etched TM to obverse ricasso. Reverse ricasso features the letter “M” in a shield, the number 0895 and STAINLESS Gilded brass hilt fittings show almost no surface wear with virtually 99% of the gilding remaining on the nozzle-shaped pommel with one very minor nick to the crossguard. Obverse/reverse langets have bordered motto, “PER ASPERA AD ASTRA”. White sharkskin-over-wood base skin shows only light surface wear and is divided into 3 sections by 2 ribbed gilded brass ferrules. Plain, plated, diamond cross section blade grades Near MINT showing only faint runner marks with no damage to the cutting edges. Leather covered scabbard shows only light age to the black leather and is complete with upper, center, and lower dent-free, gilded brass fittings. Obverse center fitting features the South African coat of arms in raised relief and is complete with 2 brass suspension rings. Near MINT (28109)