Imperial Edged Weapons

M-1929 1st Model Navy Dagger w/Portepee & Hangers (#25904)


Maker: WKC, knight’s helmet stamped TM; Condition: EX+/EX++

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WKC, knight’s helmet stamped TM. For more information on the 1929 1st Pattern Navy dagger, see page 80 of Collecting the Edged Weapons of Imperial Germany, Volume I, by LTC (Ret.) Thomas M. Johnson and Thomas T. Wittmann. Gilded brass hilt fittings show light surface wear to highlights with 100% factory gilding remaining in the recesses of the flaming ball/wave-type pommel and crossguard with fouled anchor design. Off-white celluloid-over-wood grip shows light surface wear, but no hairline cracks, chips or nicks and is complete with tight, twisted brass wire wrap. Plated, double-fullered, double-etched, blade grades EX+/EX++, showing light surface wear only with no gray shadowing/speckling or nicks to cutting edges, and retains 100% of the light gray background frosting in the floral motif and fouled anchor etched motif. Blade is complete with dark brown leather buffer pad. Dent-free, gilded brass, lighting bolt scabbard shows surface wear/age patina with portions of gilding remainng in the recesses of the lightening bolt motif and adjacent to the oak leaf pattern bands. There is a small area of surface “pecks” to the lower obverse and throat is retained by two dome-head screws. The aluminum portepee in “reef knot” tie rades EX+ showing light age toning and minor wear to cord where it has rubbed against crossguard, but no rips or tears. Black moiré hangers grade EX showing wear to fabric and backings, but no damage to the lion’s head buckles, slides, clips or regain chain. EX+EX++ (25904).