Bulgarian Army Officer Dagger – R. Klaas
Bulgarian Army Officer Dagger – R. Klaas, Silver-plated brass hilt fittings show moderate wear to finish on pommel & crossguard; Crossguard features lion head quillons with the Royal Bulgarian crest on the obverse and a facsimile of the Bulgarian Military Order for Bravery on reverse. Dark orange celluloid grip exhibits moderate wear but no chipping or cracks, while tightly twisted silvered wire wrap is present. Nickel plated double-etched blade features floral pattern with crowned cipher (Cyrillic "B III") of Bulgarian King Boris III on obverse with the Cyrillic inscription "Za Nami Boga" (God is with Us) on reverse; blade is marked Robert Klaas, Solingen and grades extremely fine, with a few specks and nicks in the etched pattern. Leather blade buffer pad is present; scabbard is of leather variety, with silver plated fittings; overall this dagger grades very fine.