9. A GERMAN LUFTWAFFE OFFICER’S DAGGER, 2ND TYPE, 1937-1945

2nd model of the Nazi German Luftwaffe dagger was introduced for wear by officers and certain high-ranking NCO's in 1937. In use until 1945.
Origin: Germany.
Length in scabbard – 42,7 cm, without – 38,6 cm.
Blade: Straight tapering double-edged blade with flattened central ridge. Illegible, oval stamp on the one side near the grip, probably F.W. HOLLER / SOLINGEN. Length of the blade ca. 25 cm, width 18 mm.
Hilt: Aluminum guard with quillons bent towards the blade, depicting an eagle in averse (missing theswastika in eagle’s claws) and decorated with embossed dots in obverse. Iron ring between guard and the grip, decorated with leaves of oak. The grip of orange colored celluloid, consisted of a grooved spiral section. The steel scabbard with matching finish of embossed dots on panels and oak leaved lower section. An aluminum pommel with swastika in the circle on both sides, surrounded by wreath of leaves of an oak.
Scabbard: iron, tapering scabbard decorated with embossed dots. Decoration with leaves of an oak near the tip. Carrying rings missing.
Condition report: blade with patina, traces of oxidation, scratches and some dents. More significant pitting near the hilt. The marking on the blade near the grip is illegible. White metal hilt parts in good condition, some wear off and scratches. Plastic grip in quite good condition, some cracks on ends, scratches, loose. Scabbard with patina and traces of corrosion.

Sale No 10149

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28 March 2017 20:00

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