An Aluminum NSFK Flyer’s Knife with Hanger by F.& A. HELBIG
Aluminum NSFK Flyer’s Knife with Hanger & Belt Loop, by maker F. & A. HELBIG, STEINBACH KRM, marked on the blade in double oval trade mark. Aluminum hilt fittings show very light wear to pommel and crossguard, centering finely enameled swastikas, these in perfect condition. The grip and scabbard being the version having simulated leather on the grip and scabbard, that is not leather at all, but aluminum that is textured, and then painted blue. Plated blade grades near mint, with full cross graining present, showing just light runner marks with gray shadowing and speckling but, no nicks to cutting edges and niddle like tip; knife is complete with blue leather blade buffer pad. Scabbard is dent free, straight, and aluminum scabbard fittings show hardly any wear, are complete with undamaged screws and no damage to the lower ball. Scabbard throat is lightly stamped with the NSFK winged Icarus. The integral black leather hanger is complete, but slightly damaged; overall this knife grades extremely fine.