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Title Forestry/hunting hanger
Nationality German
Period c 1940
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Nice example, with staghorn grips, of early wartime variety, maker marked 'Robert Klaas, Solingen'. Brass mounted hilt with copper plated iron scabbard mounts, with tiny traces of former gilding. The bottom mount staple is somewhat loose, but certainly original. The blade is in excellent condition, engraved with traditional hunting motifs.

This type of weapon was worn by junior forestry officials, both in the state and private sector during the Third Reich. The use of iron on the scabbard mounts suggests an early wartime date as brass was needed for more urgent purposes, eg cartridge cases. Nice black leather scabbard.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Edged Weapons : Dirks : Third Reich : Other]

testimonials

Thanks very much for the bayonet. I am very happy, I think your photos of your items are great because nothing is hidden and you can clearly see them. (Unlike some other dealers.) Everything was as you describe, I will be keeping a eye on your site for any further bayonets for my collection.

S W, UK, 10.01.2013

Just to let you know that the spoon came this morning and I am really pleased with it.

I C, Channel Islands, 26.02.2011

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