An NSKK Dagger by Max Weyersberg WMW, Solingen
An NSKK Dagger by Max Weyersberg WMW, Solingen - Measuring 370 mm in length with the scabbard on, this NSKK 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 "MAX WEYERSBERG SOLINGEN" on the reverse ricasso, the blade exhibting pitting and surface wear, measuring 218 mm in length and rating better than fine. Nickel plated fittings on both crossguards, along with the pommel, both crossguards exhibit very light contact, the central crossguard marked with the SA Group Gau mark "HO" (Hochland) on the obverse. Dark wooden handle fits tight to the crossguards, exhibiting light contact and without chipping, embedded finely-detailed aluminum eagle rates very fine, while the SA insignia exhibits very light contact, with its brown enamels and silvering intact, the dagger measuring 345 mm in length. The scabbard fittings with overall contact, the ball finial dented on the end, paint chipping and wear evident on the black painted body from very active use. Ring attached to the locket has its original leather dagger hanger strap with adjustable buckle and functioning clip, unmarked on the clip, the leather showing wear and crazing, also from active use, the chape held firmly in place via two screws, the throat held in place by one screw, the other screw having been lost to time, the scabbard measuring 245 mm in length. Good/Fine.