~ Original Third Reich SS 1936 Pattern Enlisted Man's RZM Dress Dagger with Scabbard ~
One side of the handle has the SS eagle badge set near the middle with a black circle containing the SS runes just above. The head of the eagle is facing right & it is clutching a wreath with a swastika in its centre.
The blade is etched on one side "Meine Ehre Heißt Treue" ("My Honor is Loyalty").
On the other side it is marked RZM 121/38 (which is a recognized number but currently an unknown make) and with SS runes.
The scabbard is finish to match the grip. It comes with two metal fittings, each attached via small screws. One in the throat area and one at the tip. The crown has a suspension ring designed to hold the chain.
~ Dimensions ~
The blade has a length of 9 inches (22.75cm) with an overall length of 14.5 inches (37cm).
~ Condition ~
There are some minor nicks and scratches to the handle. Much of the plating has lifted from the guard and pommel. The scabbard has losta lot of its finish.
The blade shows some surface staining but is still in good condition.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £18 or the dagger can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.