SA Dagger by Puma-Werk Lauterjung & Sohn Solingen
An SA Dagger by Puma-Werk Lauterjung & Sohn Solingen - Measuring 368 mm in length with the scabbard on, this SA dagger is engraved "Alles für Deutschland" on the blade, exhibiting beautiful crossgraining, with the usual in and out runner marks, semi-sharp edges and a very sharp tip. It is maker marked with the Puma-Werk Lauterjung & Sohn Solingen cougar head insignia on the reverse ricasso, the blade with some surface wear, measuring 220 mm in length and rating very fine. Nickel plated fittings on both crossguards, along with the pommel, the reverse of the central crossguard with the "Nrh" (Niederrhein) SA Group mark, exhibiting light contact and overall wear. Wooden handle with light contact and does not fit tight to either crossguard. The embedded finely-detailed aluminum eagle shows well, with moderate green surface oxidation and rates near extremely fine, while the SA insignia exhibits extensive contact and colour fading, along with green surface oxidation. The scabbard fittings exhibit very light contact, with one dent on the ball finial. The dark brown body exhibits light contact and wear in the paint, with the exception of a series marks and scratches on one edge towards the chape end, ring attached to the locket, the throat and chape held firmly in place via two screws each, the scabbard measuring 243 mm in length. Better than very fine.