GOTTLIEB HAMMESFAHR, SOLINGEN – FOCHE with pyramid in double TM. Early SS dagger with nickel silver fittings showing very minor surface wear to inset eagle, SS runes and grip. Lower crossguard is group stamped “III” for Spree. Blade shows runner marks and very minor polishing with no chips, pitting or damage and grades EX+ with some factory oxidation remaining in motto. Scabbard shows minor wear with no damage or rust to shell and features some of the original anodization. Upper and lower scabbard fittings show light age/wear with minor depressions to obverse/reverse lower scabbard ball. Dagger is complete with black vertical hanger grading EX+, with clip marked with an “A” for Assmann, DRGM, and RZM marked M5/8 and leather marked SS 68/38. A rare early SS dagger in very nice condition!