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Original WWII Era Hitler Youth Knife Made By “Tiegelwerk Riemberg. Schl.” / “RZM M7/81 Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History


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Original WWII Era Hitler Youth Knife Made By “Tiegelwerk Riemberg. Schl.” / “RZM M7/81 Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. 1940 dated 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 “Tiegelwerk Riemberg. Schl.” / “RZM M7/81. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic 1940. Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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