2nd Model Luftwaffe Dagger „¢¤ Rich. Abr. Herder
2nd Model Luftwaffe Dagger – Rich. Abr. Herder - Bright aluminum hilt fittings are well detailed, as is the the embellished pommel, crossguard and quillon sufaces are finely detailed, all with dark patinas and overall light contact. Ivory coloured solid celluloid grip, one small crack at the pommel end, ten rows of uninterrupted tight twisted wrap on the grip. Plated blade grades near mint, with full crossgraining, showing slight surface wear, with clean edges, brown leather buffer pad. Blade has the etched maker mark of Rich. Abr. Herder Solingen, complete with the company's stylized star in star insignia. Blade shows usual surface wear and has not been touched, very fine. Retains leather washer. Scabbard exhibits light gilt wear and is free of dents. The scabbard throat is retained by two side mounted screws. Dagger is uncleaned, grading as extremely fine.