Hitler Youth Leader's Dagger by Hörster
Hitler Youth Leader's Dagger by Hörster - Blade is maker marked RZM M7/36 (for E. & F. Hörster, Solingen). Plated blade is in excellent – minty condition, showing only light surface wear and runner marks, and is without nicks to cutting edge (tip is tiny bit bent, hardly noticeable). HJ motto is deeply etched and retains over 90% of the gray background frosting; it is complete with brown leather blade buffer pad. Fittings are silver plated and show moderate wear, occasional nicks and speckling, slightly discoloured, in overall very good condition. Both pins on pommel cap are present. Grip is wrapped with twisted silver wire and exhibits moderate use and old age patina with no damage or missing strands of wire. Scabbard is wrapped in black leather, exhibits moderate use, shows light surface markings, on two places leather very slightly lifted at the mountings (but present), but no significant rips, tears or damage to the leather or seams. Uncleaned and untouched dagger, grades overall in very fine plus condition.