This is a beautiful World War II German Kriegsmarine officers blade that remains in excellent condition. The white celluloid handle is complete and without chips, cracks, or damage.
The pommel with eagle is a deluxe type that exhibits exceptional detail and well-defined eagles head. The locking button on the guard is complete and fully functional. The blade is with bright finish and beautifully etched with anchor and floral designs on both sides.The ricasso is marked with the Eickhorn, Solingen firm name and squirrel logo. There are no nicks or pits to the blade, and it remains in excellent condition. The cross guard is fouled with a silver navy portapee woven in the classic Kriegsmarine style and which has been undisturbed since the war. The brass scabbard is beautifully age toned and without damage. Attached to the rings of the scabbard are a beautiful and completely original pair of Kriegsmarine officers hangers. The metal hardware retains all the gilt finish with the spring clips remaining fully functional. The lions faces exhibit sharp detail and are with light wear to gilt on the high spots. This dagger remains a fine, untouched example that displays beautifully. The item "WWII GERMAN KRIEGSMARINE OFFICER BY EICKHORN withHANGERS & KNOT" is in sale since Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Edged Weapons". The seller is "thedogfacesoldier" and is located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.