1273. German Second Pattern Luftwaffe Dagger by Eickhorn

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The double edge blade measures 10 1/4" with an overall length of 15 1/8". The blade remains overall bright with some sparse very fine staining at the tip and is marked with the etched "Original Eickhorn Solingen" squirrel with sword maker mark. The aluminum party eagle crossguard and oak leaf swastika pommel are toning to a lovely pewter patina. The orange celluloid grip is wrapped in braided aluminum wire. Attached to the hilt is a bright aluminum portepee knot. The sheet metal scabbard has a lovely pewter patina and is nicely decorated with pebbled flats, oak leaf bands and bottoms and a solid rounded tip. The silver and gray suspension straps remain solid, intact and the clips unmarked. A very good plus second pattern Luftwaffe dagger. (58637-2) (700/900) SOLD FOR $1,495.00

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