Hitler Youth Leader's Dagger
Blade is maker marked RZM M7/36 (for E. & F. Hrster) TM. Plated blade is in excellent condition, showing only light surface wear and runner marks, and is without nicks to cutting edge. HJ motto is deeply etched and retains over 90% of the dark gray background frosting; it is complete with brown leather blade buffer pad. Fittings are silver plated show moderate wear, occasional nicks and speckling, slightly discolored, in overall very good condition. Both pins on pommel cap are present. Grip is tightly 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.