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  • Early SA Dagger by Otto Simon

Early SA Dagger by Rare Maker Otto Simon

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Here’s an exceptional SA dagger by the extremely rare maker Otto Simon, who ranks a 9 on the McSARR 10 scale. Starting at the grip we see a very nice reddish brown tone to the wood, which aside from a few minor dings shows only normal use wear and is in very good condition.

  • Kriegsmarine (Navy) Dagger by Carl Eickhorn

Kriegsmarine (Navy) Dagger by Carl Eickhorn

Price: $950.00
Here’s a really nice Eickhorn Navy (Kriegsmarine) Dagger with an absolutely beautiful blade, and a ton going for it. The grip and fittings are about as good as it gets, with no cracks to the ivory colored grip, and a very attractive patina to the gold colored fittings; just enough to give them age.

  • TeNo Leader / Officer’s Dagger by Eickhorn

TeNo Leader / Officer’s Dagger by Eickhorn

Price: $7,350.00
These TeNo Leader Daggers are in our opinion some of the nicest German daggers out there. Very well designed with some striking characteristics unmatched by any other dagger of the WW2 period.

  • Luftwaffe Dagger - Unmarked 2nd Model

Luftwaffe Dagger – Unmarked 2nd Model

Price: $650.00 This item has Sold or is On Hold
We have here a 2nd model Luftwaffe Dagger with the very desirable orange grip. The grip itself is without cracks or chips, but there is what appears to be the letters “AH” hand carved into the front side near the top.

  • Early Ground Rohm SS Dagger by Gottlieb Hammesfahr

Early Ground Rohm SS Dagger by Gottlieb Hammesfahr

Price: $2,550.00
A nicely aged Gottlieb Hammesfahr ground Rohm SS Dagger here for the collector looking for a great dagger at a great price! The grip has a couple of small chips on the reverse that are obvious in the photos, however the front of the dagger, which is the side that will display, is nice and free of chips and cracks!

  • SS Dagger by Robert Klaas with Serial Number

SS Dagger by Robert Klaas with Serial Number

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We have here a very well preserved early SS Dagger by Robert Klaas with the SS Mann’s serial number on the underside of the lower guard (56423). The grip is solid, with no chips but a couple minor cracks that appear to be stable.

  • Life Saving Table Medal (”Für Rettung Aus Gefahr”)

Life Saving Table Medal (”Für Rettung Aus Gefahr”)

Price: $450.00
Here’s a really rare find, a civilian Life Saving Honour Medal, which was awarded for rescuing individuals at the risk of one’s own life while outside of any employment capacity.

  • 2nd Pattern SS Cap Skull by Deschler & Sohn (RZM 1/52)

SS Cap Skull by Deschler & Sohn, 2nd Pattern (RZM 1/52)

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This is an exceptionally nice second pattern Waffen SS Visor Cap Skull by Deschler & Sohn, with the correct RZM marking on the reverse (1/52)

  • Steel Waffen SS EM/NCO Belt Buckle (unmarked)

Waffen SS EM/NCO Steel Belt Buckle (unmarked)

Price: $450.00
Here’s a very nice unmarked steel Waffen SS EM/NCE belt buckle priced to sell! Exceptional detail on the front of the buckle with a nice deep dark tone...

  • Allgemeine SS Sanitäts-Abteilung 35 (San.-Abt. XXXV) Cuff Title

Allgemeine SS Sanitäts-Abteilung 35 (San.-Abt. XXXV) Cuff Title

Price: $550.00
Here’s a trimmed Allgemeine SS Sanitäts-Abteilung 35 cuff titles for medical detachment battalion 35. Everything about this cuff title is textbook.

  • Early Gestapo Warrant Disc (Geheime Staatspolizei)

Early Gestapo Warrant Disc (Geheime Staatspolizei)

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Wow! How often do we see one of these? An early nickel silver Gestapo Warrant Disc, also known by the name on the reverse, “Geheime Staatspolizei”, with the original officer’s chain still attached.

  • Land Customs Official Dagger Hangers

Land Customs Official Dagger Hangers

Price: $625.00
This is a very nice set of Land Customs Dagger Hangers. The overall condition of these hangers is superb, with a nice gentle aging that makes this set great for presentation and display.

  • Land Customs Dagger — Carl Eickhorn

Land Customs Dagger by Carl Eickhorn

Price: $1,995.00
Here we have a good looking Land Customs Official’s Dagger with the nice deep blue leather wrapped grip and scabbard body, but maker Carl Eickhorn. The dagger as a whole appears to be untouched, and uncleaned, with some rust spotting in areas of the scabbard fittings and hanger rings, which we do see with these daggers.

  • SS Dagger by Rich. Abr. Herder

Early SS Dagger by Rich. Abr. Herder

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Here’s a nice, uncleaned SS Dagger by the highly desired maker, Richard Abr. Herder. This dagger has a lot to offer for a very low price! The decades of dirt and patina still present throughout make this dagger

  • Chained NPEA Leader Dagger by Karl Burgsmuller

Chained NPEA Leader Dagger by Karl Burgsmuller

Price: $5,500.00
Here’s a nice rare one for you NPEA dagger fans. A Chained NPEA Leader Dagger by maker Karl Burgsmüller with original chain and superb blade!

  • SA Dagger by maker C.G. Haenel Suhl

Early SA Dagger by maker C.G. Haenel Suhl

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A truly exceptional early example of an SA Dagger by the C.G. Haenel firm. It doesn’t get much better than this in terms of overall quality. From handle to tip this is a real screamer! The nice walnut grip on this dagger shows some of the most striking grain of any SA daggers out there. Very few dings or scratches can be found on the surface, and no notable cracks.

  • Hitler Youth Knife by Anton Wingen Jr.

Hitler Youth Knife by Anton Wingen Jr.

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A nice early Hitler Youth knife from Anton Wingen Jr. with a lot going for it! These knives are typically seen in very used and worn condition due to the use they received by their young owners during the WW2 period. This particular example is no exception.

  • RARE Land Customs (Zolldienst) Clamshell Dress Bayonet with Stag Grip by Clemen & Jung

RARE Land Customs (Zolldienst) Clamshell Dress Bayonet with Stag Grip by Clemen & Jung

Price: $1,950.00
This Land Customs Clamshell Dress Bayonet might be one of the rarest of the dress bayonets, and is often times mistaken for a Police Bayonet. This particular example is absolutely exceptional! This particular Customs Bayonet is by the firm Clemen & Jung, and features a set of flawless stag grips, and a clamshell guard depicting the Prussian state eagle.

  • SS Dagger by Maker 941/39 (Carl Eickhorn)

SS Dagger by Maker 941/39 (Carl Eickhorn)

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We have here a nice late-war RZM SS Dagger by maker code 941/39, which is attributed to Carl Eickhorn. The grip on this SS Dagger is a nice deep black tone with several surface dings and scratches that only add to its character.

  • Ground Rohm SA Dagger by Rich. Abr. Herder

Ground Rohm SS Dagger by Rich. Abr. Herder

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Here’s a budget SS dagger from a very desirable maker, and a Ground Rohm to boot! If you’re in the market for an SS dagger, but have a tight budget, this is your chance to grab one priced to see with a ton of character that displays well! The grip is is excellent condition, with only minor dings and scratches.

  • Full Stag RAD EM Hewer by Carl Eickhorn

Full Stag RAD EM Hewer by Carl Eickhorn

Price: $2,250.00
Here we have a very desirable early production Full Stag RAD EM Hewer by Carl Eickhorn. These full stag grips are becoming much harder to find as the years pass! The hilt has a nice deep gray patina with spots of silver peeking through in areas, but overall there is very little wear.

  • RAD Leader Dagger by Carl Eickhorn

RAD Leader Dagger by Carl Eickhorn

Price: $2,650.00
This is an extremely nice RAD Leader Dagger with a ton going for it, including a MINT blade! Condition and quality don’t get any better than this! The hilt plating has a nice deep patina with hints of silver peeking through along the less directly exposed areas of the guard.

  • TENO EM Dagger Hewer (matching) with Frog by Carl Eickhorn

TENO EM Dagger Hewer (matching) with Frog by Carl Eickhorn

Price: $3,950.00
Here’s an exceptionally nice, uncleaned and all matching, TENO EM Dagger (hewer) from Carl Eickhorn, complete with original frog. Both ivory colored grip plates are free of cracks and chips, with both screws nice and tight, and without signs of being tampered with.

  • Boker SS Dagger with Vertical Hanger

Boker SS Dagger with Vertical Hanger

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Here’s one for the die hard Boker SS Dagger fan. Another example never before offered to the public. This dagger was recently purchased from a relative of the WW2 veteran who liberated it during the war, and has been packed away for decades! The grip is a nice even black tone that almost perfectly matches the color of the scabbard.

  • Transitional Double Marked Hitler Youth Knife by J. A. Henckels (M7/10 1937)

Transitional Double Marked Hitler Youth Knife by J. A. Henckels (M7/10 1937)

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Here’s a nice Hitler Youth Knife with a ton going for it, including a visible motto and rarely seen J.A. Henckels double maker’s mark. The grip and HJ diamond emblem are in near perfect condition.

  • SA Dagger by Wagner & Lang (scarce maker)

SA Dagger by Wagner & Lang (scarce maker)

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Another beautiful SA dagger from the seldom seen maker, Wagner & Lang. The grip on this dagger is a nice chocolate tone in near perfect condition. The nickel guards appear to be uncleaned, and show very little wear. Pommel nut shows no marks from pliers (has not been removed) and no swirl marks.

  • SA Dagger by Christianswerk Solingen (scarce maker)

SA Dagger by Christianswerk Solingen (scarce maker)

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SA Daggers by Christianswerk don’t come around too often so we’re thrilled to be providing this one for sale. The grip is a nice chocolate brown tone with a few minor dings and one very small eighth inch surface chip to the left of the SA roundel near the corner of the grip.

  • SA Dagger by E.P.&S. (Ernst Pack & Sohne)

SA Dagger by E.P.&S. (Ernst Pack & Sohne)

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Talk about untouched, this one has all other SA daggers wishing they were just like it! One of the nicest all around E.P.&S. daggers we’ve seen, with all the right qualities, purchased from the relative of the veteran who returned it home after WW2.

  • Heer Dagger (Unmarked)

Heer Dagger (Unmarked)

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This is another great Army Dagger, untouched throughout. The minty unmarked blade just adds to the stellar presentation of this one! The dagger as a whole appears to have never been cleaned, with dirt still present in the grooves of the orange celluloid grip.

  • Minty Untouched Army Dagger by WKC Solingen

Minty Untouched Army Dagger by WKC Solingen

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It doesn’t get much better than this uncleaned WKC Heer Dagger when it comes to German Army daggers of the Third Reich era. Straight from the footlocker of the veteran who returned it from the war (a D-day veteran of the 29th Infantry Division).

  • Heer (Army) Dagger — Alcoso with Scarce Hi-lift Guard

Heer (Army) Dagger by Alcoso with Scarce Hi-lift Guard

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These don’t come around too often, and when they do they don’t last. An Alcoso “high-lift” dagger. The cream-colored grip is free of cracks and chips. The interior of the grip is blaster based, with the celluloid surface formed around the plaster. Very unique to this type of dagger.

  • Type I Chained SS Dagger

Type I Chained SS Dagger

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Here’s a Chained SS Type I dagger with some interesting qualities, priced to sell! Perhaps the most obvious unique quality about this dagger is the use of SA guards. While not often encountered, many collectors have embraced the idea of surplus SA guards being applied to SS daggers in an effort to utilize the materials already sitting around in the factories.

  • RAD EM Hewer Dagger by Carl Eickhorn

RAD EM Hewer Dagger by Carl Eickhorn

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A real honest RAD EM Hewer (Dagger) here from Carl Eickhorn. Uncleaned and untouched, directly from the son of the veteran who returned it from the WW2.

  • Heer Dagger by Alcoso (horizontal mark)

Heer Dagger by Alcoso (horizontal mark)

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Heer daggers have become a staple in any WW2 German dagger collection, and whether you’re just staring out or are looking to upgrade, this may be the German Army dagger for you!

  • SA Dagger by Gustav Voss (rare maker)

SA Dagger by Gustav Voss (rare maker)

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Here’s one by the maker Gustav Voss, rating a 9 out of 10 on the McSarr rarity scale! In fantastic overall condition the grip on this Voss SA dagger shows only minor wear, with a grip eagle and SA roundel that are about as good as it gets!

  • HJ Knife RZM 7/7 - Herm. Konejung A-G

HJ Knife RZM 7/7 – Herm. Konejung A-G

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Here’s a Hitler Youth knife from a seldom seen maker, Herm. Konejung A.-G. This is the first one we’ve come across and overall she’s a real gem! This HJ knife is uncleaned, and still has verdigris around the leather strap snap.

  • Eickhorn Luftwaffe Dagger - Second Model

Eickhorn Luftwaffe Dagger – Second Model

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Here’s a real nice Second Model Luftwaffe Dagger from Carl Eickhorn with well over 60% of the gilding remaining on both Swastikas! Overall the condition of this Luftwaffe dagger can’t be beat!

  • Panzer Assault (Tank) Badge in Silver for 25 Engagements

Panzer Assault (Tank) Badge in Silver for 25 Engagements

Price: $1,950.00
These are some of the most attractive of all the German WW2 medals in our opinion. The Silver Grade Panzer Assault Badge (also referred to as a “Tank Badge”) for 25 engagements. Typically these are found with most (if not all) of the silver wash gone to time. Not in this case!

  • Naval Iron Cross First Class 1939 with Brass Core

Naval Iron Cross First Class 1939 with Brass Core

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Here’s a great example of a non-magnetic brass core vaulted Iron Cross 1st Class. These brass core Iron Crosses were typically issued to the Kriegsmarine (navy) because they weren’t susceptible to rusting. On the front we see what is typical with these brass core crosses, which is wear to the raised areas (swastika and 1939 date). Otherwise the black paint coverage is about 90% overall.

  • National Hunting Association Cutlass with Original Frog and Hanger by WKC

National Hunting Association Cutlass with Original Frog and Hanger by WKC

Price: $2,850.00
These don’t come around too often, and certainly not in this amazing condition and with these accessories! A National Hunting Association Cutlass by WKC with the original frog and original matching leather belt hanger. Everything about this hunting knife will take your breath away! From the lack of age wear to the unbelievable detail in the blade engraving, if this cutlass doesn’t make your heart skip a beat nothing will.

  • Silver Wound Badge from L/13 (Paul Meybauer Berlin)

Silver Wound Badge from L/13 (Paul Meybauer Berlin)

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Here we have a Silver Wound badge by a seldom seen maker, “Paul Meybauer Berlin” (L/13). This badge was acquired along with an Iron Cross 1st Class (cased) that we both discovered by the veterans son after his father’s passing.

  • Cased Iron Cross First Class by Zimmermann (“20”)

Cased Iron Cross First Class by Zimmermann (“20”)

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Here’s one right out of the woodwork. Completely uncleaned and untouched, this Cased Iron Cross 1st Class award still has dust on the surface from the years of storage! The cross is in beautiful condition, with much of the original silver wash remaining on front and back sides. The black paint over the magnetic core is 100%, with no visible chips.

  • Gold Wound Badge (30 - Hauptmunzamt of Vienna) with Case

Gold Wound Badge (30 – Hauptmunzamt of Vienna) with Case

Price: $385.00
Here’s a nice Gold Grade Wound Badge in zinc. As with many zinc based badges, this one no longer shows any of the original gold wash, with the exception of the pin on the reverse. Since the pin is not zinc, the gold wash remains.

  • Black Wound Badge with Case

Black Wound Badge with Case

Price: $165.00
This is an exceptionally nice Black Wound Badge, and comes in its original presentation box. With the exception of some very minor rust spots at the hinge and the hook clasp, the black paint coverage is nearly 100%!

  • Silver Wound Badge (92 - Josef Ruckert & Sohn) with Case

Silver Wound Badge Maker Number “92” (Josef Ruckert & Sohn) with Case

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An absolutely stunning example of a Silver Grade Wound Badge here by maker number “92”, Josef Ruckert & Sohn. This wound badge has managed to retain all of it’s original silver wash, which is somewhat rare since many of these badges were constructed using a zinc base metal...

  • Silver Wound Badge (92 - Josef Ruckert & Sohn) with Case

Silver Wound Badge (92 – Josef Ruckert & Sohn) with Case

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An absolutely stunning example of a Silver Grade Wound Badge here by maker number “92”, Josef Ruckert & Sohn. This wound badge has managed to retain all of it’s original silver wash, which is somewhat rare since many of these badges were constructed using a zinc base metal...

  • HJ Hitler Youth knife M7/85 Arthur Evertz

HJ Hitler Youth knife by M7/85 (Arthur Evertz)

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Here’s a good clean WWII Hitler Youth knife by very hard to find maker Arthur Evertz (RZM M7/85). The knife and scabbard show average signs of wear from use and time. The scabbard retains 90% + of the paint on the back and approximately 70% on the front. The leather strap is worn in the center by the rivet. It is weak in that area and caution should be used when handling this.

  • Early 1st Model Luftwaffe Dagger with Flight Marks by F&A Helbig

Early 1st Model Luftwaffe Dagger with Flight Marks by F&A Helbig

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These have always been one of my favorite dagger types, the First Model Luftwaffe daggers with the early solid nickel fittings that turn a deep dark tone from age. Absolutely stunning! This particular example has it all! An average amount of use wear to the grip leather, with the expected tones of reddish brown where the deep blue leather has given way to the years of wear.

  • NSKK Transitional Dagger by Carl Eickhorn

NSKK Transitional Dagger by Carl Eickhorn

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Here’s a minty, rarely seen, and very desirable Eickhorn Transitional NSKK dagger with the traditional Eickhorn maker’s mark below the RZM 7/66 1938 mark. The grip on the gorgeous dagger is a deep brown with only very minor wear marks and no cracks or chips.

  • DLV Dagger Flyers Knife by Paul Weyersberg

DLV Dagger Flyers Knife by Paul Weyersberg

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These DLV Flyers Knives are becoming harder and harder to come by, and even more so with the original blue leather still in tact. We have here a DLV dagger from maker Paul Weyersberg Solingen. The grip has 100% of the original leather wrap still securely in place, with a few nicks from use, but no splits along the seam like we usually see with these.