Miscellaneous Militaria

City of Solingen Damascus Letter Opener (#27230)



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This superb artifact measuring 9 ½” in length features a modified large “rose bud / peacock” pattern Damascus blade similar in shape to the Heinrich Himmler letter opener shown on page 100 of Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich Volume III. On one side of the blade is a raised facsimile of a blacksmith with hammer and anvil atop the crossed sword/anchor inside shield crest of the city of Solingen. Raised logo features black factory finish in the recesses of the blacksmith with blued finish in the Solingen shield. Blade shows superb detail to the Damascus pattern with only light surface wear. Superb Damascus item recently obtained in Germany. Near Mint