31st Contemporary History Auction

Bidding on 1498 lots has ended on 29th September 2019. 81% of all lots sold

0928 |

RAD EM/NCO hewer with hangers (Höller) in presentation case

RAD EM/NCO hewer with hangers (Höller) in presentation case

LOT 40-0928
SOLD
Auction ended        29th September 2019  |  02:25 pm CEST
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 750,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 17,5 %
DESCRIPTion, DETaILS & Photos
SAVE FOR LATER
PERIOD
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
LOT 40-0928
EAN 2000000389844
LOT 40-0928
PERIOD
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000389844
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 40-0928
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000389844
RAD EM/NCO hewer with hangers (Höller) in presentation case

Description

Third Reich period time hewer for EM/NCO of the Reichsarbeitsdienst (RAD). A Höller made piece which is "F.W.HÖLLER" maker marked to the blade. The blade shows the etched motto of the RAD "Arbeit adelt" to the obverse. The horn handle is in condition and shows two unopened aluminum screws. Signs of age to the handle and cross guard.

Factory painted black scabbard with tombak fittings. Good condition. Very nice leather hanger with working catch.

The dagger comes in a custom made wooden presentation case with a red velvet inlay. This case would have been ordered by the veteran in the early postwar years to commemorate his service time by displaying his dagger at home. Size of the case: 52cm x 25cm


Condition
See description