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Title 1933 pattern Army officer's dagger
Nationality German
Period c 1933-40
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This nice example of an early Eickhorn dagger has heavy quality silver-plate finish to the hilt mounts and scabbard. The scabbard has a few small dents and the grip is a magnificent orange colour. This was the classic dagger which all German army officers wore until c 1943, when pistols replaced them (due to partisan action in occupied territory).

The blade is virtually mint, with all its original polishing marks, and has the early Eickhorn mark (1933-34) etched on the forte. The straps are brass-mounted with remains of silver finish. However, the silver braid has obviously had a hard life and has minor traces of gold paint. There is some loss of silver finish at the edge of the pommel.

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[Edged Weapons : Dirks : Third Reich : Army]

testimonials

Very pleased with it [the bayonet].

R P, UK, 31.08.2017

I have received the belt clasp today. It is in better quality than I expected...

C M, UK, 16.10.2009

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