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THIRD REICH NAVAL OFFICERS DAGGER BY ALCOSO WITH ORANGE GRIP, HAMMERED SCABBARD & SAILING SHIP BLADE
Naval daggers by Alcoso are rare and difficult to find, especially when complete with orange grip, hammered scabbard and sailing ship etched blade, in over 30 years dealing in German edged weapons this is only the 4th example i have offered for sale and it is also probably the nicest example. Mint dark orange grip. Fine detail to the eagle pommel, the crossguard pattern is the type only used by Alcoso, the obverse side features the standard anchor design but the reverse side features a unique Alcoso diamond design, the original owner has also modified the push button making the top smaller and neater. The beautiful blade is in near mint condition and it is double etched with the desirable sailing ship design which is difficult to find, the reverse side is stamped with the Alcoso Solingen makers mark and being there 1938 / 1940 pattern.The matching hammered scabbard is in fine condition, the hanger rings are the unique Alcoso type and even the two tiny scabbard screws are the Alcoso type.The dagger still retains some original gilt finish.Complete with silver knot. A very impressive naval dagger that really has it all. [Condition: Near Mint]