Non-German Edged Weapons

South African Air Force Dagger (32575)


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Eickhorn maker marked and numbered “2410”.   Gilded brass hilt fittings show no surface wear with gilding remaining on the nozzle-shaped pommel.   Obverse/reverse langets have bordered motto, “PER ASPERA AD ASTRA”.  White sharkskin-over-wood base shows light surface wear and is divided into 3 sections by 2 ribbed gilded brass loose fitted ferrules.   Plain, plated, diamond cross section blade grades Exc+/Exc++ with light runner marks but no damage to cutting edges.  Leather covered scabbard shows a couple of nicks, missing leather in middle section under center fitting and some surface wear to the black leather and is complete with upper, center and lower dent-free, gilded brass fittings.  Obverse center fitting features the South African coat of arms in raised relief and is complete with 2 brass suspension rings.  Exc++

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 22 × 6 × 6 in