NPEA Student Dagger (#28366)



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Distributor marked KARL BURGSMULLER in an arch above BERLIN and CHARLOTTENBURG 5. type 1 TM.  Nickel silver crossguards show light surface wear/age with lower reverse crossguard stamped with school accountability number “P.G.W. 71” (Potsdam). Reddish-brown, fine-grained wooden grip shows light wear/age but, no chips or cracks. Polished blade grades VG – showing major pitting and speckling throughout the entire length of the blade  Crisp, deeply-etched motto, “Mehr sein als scheinen.” (Be More Than You Appear to Be) displays the correct standard “s” in the second and fourth word. The inscription features dark background frosting with contrasting open space to the left of each letter and the blade is complete with a rust/brown felt buffer pad.  Dent-free steel scabbard retains approximately 60% of the original olive drab enamel showing light surface wear to the undamaged lower ball and some missing paint on the obverse frog stud. Dagger is complete with correct black colored frog. VG+