WKC knight’s head torso TM. MINT nickel-silver hilt fittings feature a circular flat-sided pommel with brass inlaid swastikas as well as early crossguard with down swept wings with circular, flat-sided quillon block with brass inlaid swastikas. MINT pommel and crossguard show almost no surface wear with beautiful age patina to all parts. Blue leather grip shows only one minor cut and no loss of color to the leather. Polished blade grades EX++ showing light surface wear/runner marks, minor gray shadowing to obverse/reverse flats of blade but no nicks to cutting edges nor damage to the blade tip and is complete with blue leather buffer pad. Upper obverse ricasso is stamped wit the number “56”. MINT blue leather scabbard matches the color of the grip perfectly and shows only almost no surface wear with no rips, tears, nor creases to the leather. MINT dent-free nickel-silver upper, center, and lower fittings show almost no surface wear with even age patina matching the hilt fittings. Solid nickel-silver chain hanger with 9 upper and 14 lower rings shows only light surface wear/age patina and is complete with early GES. GESCH and OLC a diamond marked nickel-silver clip. The hanger is attached to the scabbard rings by the early “S” pattern connectors. Included with the dagger is a copy of the original owner’s balloon qualification license.s Near MINT.