Germany 1918 - 1945
NPEA Service Dagger for staff leader with frog & maker's tag - Eickhorn (mint)
Worn by teachers of the National Political Institutes of Education. Known as "NAPOLA".
The excellent clean nickel-plated steel blade shows the etched motto "Mehr sein als scheinen." Nice blackened background to the letters. Made by Carl Eickhorn, Solingen.
Brown wooden handle with an original inlaid aluminum eagle. Nickel-plated zinc fittings. Original olive-brown finished steel scabbard (100% present). It has no dents. Comes with the original Eickhorn maker's tag and brown leather frog. In addition the original wrapping paper.
A never-worn dagger in mint condition. Extremely rare to find!