Early 1st Model Luftwaffe Dagger w/Portepee & Matching Accountability Numbers (29519)

$1,495.00

Maker: Paul Weyersberg, sword within wreath double-oval TM; Condition: EX+

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Description

 

Paul Weyersberg, sword within wreath double-oval TM.  Nickel-silver hilt fittings show light surface wear/age patina to pommel, upper and lower ferrules and crossguard with no plating remaining on  background of the brass pommel and crossguard swastikas. Dark blue leather grip shows surface wear/scuffs/nicks but, no major loss of color, and is complete with tight twisted, triple wire wrap.  Plated blade grades EX+/EX+++ showing surface wear/runner marks and a few tiny “pecks” to right cutting edge but, no lifting or pitting and no damage to blade tip. The reverse blade is etched with the accountablilty number, “3 1 5” and complete with blue leather blade buffer pad but, is not Waffen Amt marked. Blue leather covered scabbard shows surface wear/age but, no rips or tears and no damage to leather seam. Nickel-silver, upper, center, and lower scabbard fittings show  surface wear/age patina matching the hilt fittings with a few tiny “pings” to the lower fitting but, no damage to the lower ball. Fittings are complete with five, flush-mounted retaining screws present and reverse upper fitting is etched with the matching accountablilty number, “3 1 5”.  Early nickel-silver chain hanger featuring 8 upper and 11 lower rings shows light age/wear with portions of factory frosting remaining, and is complete with early unmarked, nickel-silver clip. The connector link on the upper chain appears to have been period soldered and shows age toning. The 23cm aluminum bullion portepee grades EX+ showing minor wear with slight fraying to cord where it has rubbed against the crossguard. EX+

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 22 × 6 × 6 in