~ Second Pattern 1937 Luftwaffe Dagger ~
A Model 1937 Luftwaffe Dagger with suspension belt.
The pommel and cross guard is of as silvered metal in the form of the flighted German eagle and swastika. The grip is of yellow coloured celluloid with copper twisted wire detail.
The scabbard is made of silvered iron with two lanyard rings. The surface is decorated with a "dot" pattern with oak leaf detailing on the lanyard ring mounts which match the pommel.
The suspension strap is original and in the appropriate pattern for the knife. Two silvered stripes against a dark grey/blue background with oak leaf buckles.
The blade has no manufacturers mark.
~ Condition ~
This dagger is in very good vintage condition. The blade is clean and sharp. The pommel and cross guard have retained their silvered finish with minimal wear.
There is no damage to the grip. The cross guard is a little loose in its mount.
The scabbard is in good condition with some surface wear but no major damage.
The strap is original with some wear.
~ Dimensions ~
The dagger in its scabbard measures 17 inches (43 cm).
The blade measures 10.25 inches (26 cm)
The dagger weighs 425g.
~ Postage ~
Postage costs £18 or the dagger can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.