Third Reich Forestry Cutlass (#30697)

Third Reich Forestry Cutlass (#30697)

Maker: F.W. Höller, Solingen; Condition: EX+/EX++; SOLD

$2,300.00

SOLD

F.W. Höller, Solingen with thermometer in oval TM. Gilded brass hilt fittings show very little surface wear and still boast some of the original honey-toned finish. Grip plates show very nice age toning with no chips or cracks. All six brass grip acorns with leaves are present. Crossguard clamshell features a unique depiction of a stag’s head. Double-etched blade grades EX++ showing only slight graying and speckling. It features hunting scenes of stags, does, hunting hounds, and foxes, and is complete with green felt buffer pad. Black leather scabbard shows light surface wear with no rips or tears nor damage to stitching, but with some slight warping. Gilded brass fittings show some surface wear, particularly to the lower scabbard fitting, although there are no dents or depressions. Fittings have all four retaining screws intact. Dagger comes complete with forestry knot in near mint condition.