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Original WWII German Army Officer’s Dagger With Hanger Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History


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Original WWII German Army Officer’s Dagger With Hanger Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. A very nice clean Army dagger made by Weyersberg, Kirschbaum & Cie (W.K.C.) in Solingen Germany. The dagger features a roughly, 26cm long, drop forged steel construction, nickel/silver plated, stiletto style blade with a flat central ridge and a full length, including the hilt, of roughly, 38cm. Nice clean blade.  The dagger has a cast alloy, crossguard, ferrule, and pommel. The obverse crossguard features the embossed, army style national eagle with outstretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted swastika in its talons and a plain reverse. The ferrule and pommel both feature embossed repeating oak-leaf patterns. The dagger has a molded, dark orange/yellow, celluloid grip with the correct, diagonally angled ribbing. Small crack in handle (see photos) The dagger comes with its original, tooled, magnetic sheet metal construction scabbard with a random pebbled pattern to both the obverse and reverse and smooth side panels. Both of the sweated on scabbard bands with a repeating, horizontally embossed oak-leaf pattern and the hanger suspension rings are intact. Both, dome headed, throat retaining screws are also intact. The wire handle wrap is missing,  Some slight condition issues from storage (this dagger was never cleaned). Also has an original hanger that looks great but has a small tear at top (see photos) but is still intact. 100% guaranteed to be authentic complete museum documentation (COA) provided. 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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