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Kriegsmarine officer's dagger with hangers & portepee - Hörster

Kriegsmarine officer's dagger with hangers & portepee - Hörster

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Online bidding open from        6th June – 14th June 2020
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700,00
GBP 622,15
USD 768,25
700
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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
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LOT
EAN 2000000463155
LOT
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000463155
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000463155
Kriegsmarine officer's dagger with hangers & portepee - Hörster

Description

The dagger comes with an etched blade on both sides. It displays fine ornaments and naval motifs. "Hörster Solingen" maker marked. Slight stains. Typical white handle with intact wire wrapping. No chipping. The pommel and the crossguard are made from brass. Original officer's portepee. The scabbard is also made of brass, a so-called "Blitzscheide" (lightning scabbard). No dents. 

The pommel can no longer be fully tightened.

A worn dagger! 

Including a matching pair of original hangers. Constructed of black ribbed silk ribbons. Black velvet backing. Gilt aluminium fittings. Fully working snap-clips. Nice condition.

 


Condition
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