Uncleaned Army Officer Dagger (#24284)

Uncleaned Army Officer Dagger (#24284)

Maker: WKC, knight's helmet TM; Condition: EX++

$785.00

WKC, knight’s helmet TM. This textbook example exhibits features associated with WKC produced Army daggers: 2nd style WKC crossguard with “tomahawk” beak design and scabbard with one flat head pattern side-mount, throat retaining screw as used later in the period. Silver-plated pommel, ferrule and crossguard show uniform uncleaned dark) age patina with no lifting or crazing to plating. Medium yellow, solid celluloid grip shows minor surface wear/age speckling with several tiny chips adjacent to pommel. Mirror polished blade grades EX++ showing light surface wear/runner marks to the flats of the blade and a few tiny gray specks near tip, but no nicks to cutting edges. Blade is complete with dark brown leather blade buffer pad. Dent-free silver-plated steel scabbard retains much of original factory frosting on scabbard edges with age patina and a few specks of oxidation to pebbled panels and to well detailed oak leaf suspension bands. EX++ (24284)