An Army (Heer) Dagger by Max Weyersberg WMW, Solingen
An Army (Heer) Dagger by Max Weyersberg WMW, Solingen - Dagger measures 398 mm, with the scabbard on, featuring a 257 mm nickel-plated steel blade, magnetic, with unsharpened edges, remaining bright and crisp and having a sharp tip. The blade's reverse ricasso is maker marked "WMW WAFFEN" (Max Weyersberg WMW, Solingen). It retains its crossgraining, with very faint scratches overall, common to extraction and return to the scabbard, and a natural shine, with scattered surface wear, rating extremely fine. The thick black leather washer at the crossguard junction is intact. Crossguard with a finely-detailed Army eagle, a wreathed swastika clenched in its talons, oak leaf design on the ferrule and pommel, all with a dark patina. Very light contact on the pommel's end. Dark yellow-coloured celluloid grip features a series of ten parallel ridges, free of chipping, the dagger measuring 372 mm in length. The scabbard is nicely pebbled, magnetic, the bands exhibiting the traditional oak leaves design, each with rings, two screws holding the throat in place, the scabbard measuring 282 mm in length, dagger hangers with silver bullion uppers and olive green corduroy backers, the clips are unmarked, contact marks on the lower band, the hangers without wear in the bullion. Extremely fine.