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Title NSKK 1933 pattern dirk
Nationality German
Period c 1933

Nice example, with fruitwood grip and solid nickel silver mounts. Only faulted by modern paintwork and slightly scruffy nature of black leather strap. Complete with original belt loop, showing black staining fading to brown, indicating, together with the black strap, that it is an original NSKK dirk which someone has repainted at some stage.

The blade is inscribed 'Alles fur Deutschland' (everything for Germany) on one side and with the maker mark and logo of 'C.&R. LINDER SOLINGEN WEYER'. The reverse crossguard is marked 'Ns' for Nieder Sachsen (Lower Saxony). These dirks were carried by the motorised Stormtroops throughout the Third Reich period. Both before and during the war, their function was the training of Hitler Youth for tank service at the front, amongst other things. A friend of mine's uncle was a member of this unit, as his prospects in the Bavarian civil service were enhanced by membership!

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

[Edged Weapons : Dirks : Third Reich : SA NSKK Wehrmannschaft]


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

Found the item a little on the expensive side and a bit disappointed that you were unwilling to bend a bit on the price of the Officer's Tunic Eagle (half the fun of buying, after all, is the haggling), but impressed by the speed of delivery and the quality of the item. Was well worth it in the long run...

G F, UK, 30.08.2005