Uncleaned Army Officer Dagger (#29345)



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Carl Eickhorn, small stamped squirrel holding sword TM. Silver-plated hilt fittings show dark, gun-metal gray age patina to well detailed oak leaf embellished pommel and crossguard with Eickhorn 1st pattern eagle which features superb wing feathering, and handwork to the checkering on the eagle’s chest and legs as pictured on page 24 of Exploring The Dress Daggers of the German Army by Thomas T. Wittmann. Medium yellow solid celluloid grip shows light surface wear with two tiny nicks to center, reverse grip swirls, but no cracks or other damage. Polished blade grades Exc++ showing faint surface wear/runner marks, with no gray shadowing or nicks to cutting edges, and is complete with dark brown leather blade buffer pad. Silver-plated scabbard shows dark, age patina matching the hilt fittings with three depressions to obverse shell/right edge and is complete with the thick throat and reverse, center mounted, flat-head screw normally associated with Eickhorn Army daggers. EX/EX+ (25137)