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Excellent Condition German Hitler Youth Knife By Arthur Schüttlehöfer Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran


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Excellent Condition German Hitler Youth Knife By Arthur Schüttlehöfer Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. The later, (Circa 1938-1942), HJ camp knife, without the blade motto, has a roughly, 14 cm long, drop forged, steel construction, single edged, non-fullered, nickel/silver plated, blade and a full length, including the hilt of roughly 25cm. Blade superb, clean condition. The blackened leather washer is still intact. The nickel/silver plated, tooled alloy construction hilt features a single, up-swept, cross guard arm and a stylized eagle head pommel. The knife has molded, black, diamond grooved, bakelite grips with dual, small, dome headed, steel retaining rivets fully intact. The obverse grip has an imbedded enameled and silver washed alloy HJ diamond. The HJ diamond features red enamel top and bottom quarters and white enamel side quarters with a central, canted, black enamel swastika. The diamond has the correct translucent red enamel with a pebbled field visible underneath. The knife comes with it’s original, black painted, magnetic sheet metal scabbard. The scabbard retains a good portion of its original black paint. The front, top edge of the scabbard has a small, dome headed rivet to retain the internal runner and the reverse has a dual, riveted on, vertical, dual-ply, blackened leather belt hanger intact. The hanger extends upward from the scabbard and has two other rivets, with one positioned near the center to hold the dual-ply leather together and the other positioned near the top edge to secure a horizontal retaining strap with a single snap closure. RZM and maker marked M7/13  for Arthur Schüttlehöfer manufacturer. Excellent condition . (see photos). 100% guaranteed to be authentic complete museum documentation (COA) provided

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