German Daggers & Knives

//German Daggers & Knives

German DaggerThe German Dagger was a very popular souvenir for many WW2 veterans who served in the European theater. For the German officers who wore them, they were a symbol of status, rank and power. Contrary to popular belief, WWII German Daggers were not used as weapons, but simply as an accessory to the uniforms of the German Officers (and a very fancy accessory at that). Some of the more common of these German Collectibles are the; German Army Dagger (aka Heer Dagger), Luftwaffe Dagger (aka Air Force Dagger), Navy Dagger (aka Kriegsmarine Dagger), and the Hitler Youth Dagger (aka HJ Dagger). There is also the ever popular Nazi SS Dagger. These daggers can be recognized by the prominent deep black handle and sheath, with a round “SS” button at the top of the handle, just beneath the top cross guard. SS Daggers must be carefully scrutinized due to the extremely high number of very detailed reproductions dating back decades! Often times novice collectors will unknowingly purchase an SS Dagger, only to discover later they purchased a very well made fake!

  • Gold Government Official Dagger (Eastern People’s Government Dagger)

Gold Government Official’s Dagger (RMBO) by Carl Eickhorn

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This has to be one of the rarest Third Reich daggers around, as well as one of the most desirable, and most beautiful! Few collectors are lucky enough to see one in person, much less have the good fortune to add one to their collection. Sometimes referred to as a “Gold Government Dagger” (or Gold Government Official’s Dagger), the more formal label is the Eastern People’s Government Official’s dagger. This particular one is (frankly) the nicest one I’ve seen in my years of collecting...

  • Numbered SS Dagger with Period Photos & 62 Page Dossier

Numbered SS Dagger with Period Photos & 62 Page Dossier

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Here’s a real nice grouping that we acquired directly from the Grand Nephew of SS-Unterscharführer Karl Beitinger. The grouping includes Karl’s numbered SS dagger with vertical hanger, four original period photos (one showing Karl in his full black SS uniform with the dagger), and a complete leather bound 62 page dossier.

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Postschutz Postal Protection Leader Dagger by Paul Weyersberg

Price: $5,200.00
We can’t get enough of these Postal Protection Daggers, also referred to as Postschutz Daggers. This is perhaps the best we’ve seen to date (anywhere) in terms of overall condition, yet priced very reasonably. Starting with the grip, the ebony wood is completely free of cracks and chips. If you’ve studied these daggers you’ll know that these grips were prone to cracking so finding one as stable as this is rare in and of itself! There is notable verdigris where the wood of the grip meets the pommel cap and the guard, so we believe this dagger has never been disassembled, an added plus!...

  • Kriegsmarine (Navy) Dagger by Eickhorn

Kriegsmarine (Navy) Dagger by Eickhorn

Price: $1,150.00
Here we have a stunning example of an Eickhorn Kriegsmarine Navy Dagger with a blade that is absolutely breathtaking and a scabbard that is dent-free; something that is becoming more and more difficult to find with these navy daggers. Since I love the blade so much on this example, we’ll start there. Often times we see these daggers with the fouled anchor etch spattered with oxidation spotting, or loss of the gray toning due to cleaning, polishing or buffing of the blade...

  • Field Upgrade Chained NSKK Dagger by Haenel

Field Upgrade Chained NSKK Dagger by Haenel

Price: $3,450.00
We have here an impressive example NSKK Officer’s Dagger with field upgraded chain assembly with several interesting attributes. Starting with the dagger itself, we see a very well preserved Haenel SA dagger with a bold and crisp motto on the front, and “C. G. Haenel” makers mark on the reverse...

  • Luftwaffe Gravity Knife by SMF Solingen

Luftwaffe Gravity Knife by SMF Solingen

Price: $725.00
Here’s a really nice SMF made Luftwaffe Gravity knife with a blade that can’t be beat! This is an exceptional example with a very nice amount of wear to the wood - not too much, not too little. Collectors like these gravity knives to have at least some use wear to them (not too minty) and this one has just the right amount...

  • 2nd Model RLB Leader Dagger by Alcoso ACS

2nd Model RLB Leader Dagger by Alcoso ACS

Price: $1,850.00
We have here a nice, untouched, uncleaned yet well aged RLB Leader Dagger with original leather by Alcoso (ACS), which is not an often seen maker of this dagger. The grip is wrapped in the dagger’s original blue leather with several minor wear points that any RLB dagger expects to see. These daggers (for whatever reason) simply never age well.

  • Boker SS Dagger — Partial Rohm with SS-Number

Boker SS Dagger — Partial Rohm with SS-Number

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We have here a very nice, original Numbered Partial Rohm Boker SS Dagger, which is attributed to SS Officer, Paul Weyer (information below). The dagger overall is in very nice condition, with no chips on the grip, only your standard dings and light scratches. The nickel cross guards show only normal and expected levels of age and tarnishing...

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Army (Heer) Officer Dagger by Carl Eickhorn

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A very nice WW2 German Dagger, this Heer Officer Dagger bears the Carl Eickhorn Solingen maker mark on the blade. The blade measures 10.25”, and is the traditional stiletto style with flat central ridge. Total length (including the hilt) is approximately 14.5". This dagger has never been cleaned, stored untouched since World War 2, and purchased directly from the daughter of the vet who brought it home. Aside from a hairline crack in the handle, the dagger is virtually without flaw considering it was a used war time piece.

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Carl Eickhorn Partial Ground Rohm SA Dagger – Personalized

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A very nice "field ground" Rohm SA Dagger by Eickorn. In 1934, Ernst Rohm was executed on Hitler's orders, and all inscriptions on these daggers were ordered removed (ground away) by Hitler. There are several points of the inscription still identifiable on this one due to the crude nature of the “field grinding”...

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Kriegsmarine Navy Dagger with Hangers — Eickhorn 2nd Model

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This is a rare beauty, with the perfect combination of accessories! Carl Eickhorn 2nd model Kriegsmarine dagger with correct hangers, numbered and matching parts, decorative set-in-place portepee, and composite grip made to resemble ivory! The grip on the beauty is spectacular! Outside of real ivory it’s the next best thing. Very nice two-tone vein lines really make this grip stand out. The grip is completely solid, no wooden core, and no cracks or chips.

  • SS Dagger — Early Eickhorn Ground Rohm with Swastika Die Error

SS Dagger — Early Eickhorn Ground Rohm with Swastika Die Error

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Here’s a real nice one, with a combination of qualities you’ll not find in another SS dagger! An early Eickhorn Ground Rohm SS dagger, in stunning condition, with an uncut Swastika arm on the grip eagle (see photos). The color tones in the grip are beautiful, mixing deep blacks with lighter brown tones (see photos)...

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SA High Leader Dagger by Eickhorn

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Here’s a rare gem, straight from the nephew of the veteran who liberated it during WW2. An early Eickhorn SA High Leader Dagger, which has been lying untouched since the war. We don’t come across these undisturbed pieces often, and even less often in such amazing condition...

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Hitler Youth Knife Dagger — RZM M7/13 Arthur Schuttlhofer

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A very nice early RZM dagger here from Arthur Schuttelhofer (RZM 7/13). This one is nice all around! The grip plates are free of cracks and only minimal use wear (hardly worth noting). There is some plate loss on the hilt, which is typical with these.

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Factory Ground Rohm SS Dagger with Serial Number

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A very nice factory ground full Rohm SS dagger here, with SS mann serial number. The serial number, 15743, is engraved into the lower cross guard. The grip shows quite a lot of scratches and small dings, along with a small quarter inch surface chip where the grip meets the guard, just north of the serial number. There are also a couple of hairline cracks beginning to show in the typical location; roughly center with the top guard...

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SS Dagger — Eickhorn Transitional Ground Röhm Re-issue

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This is a fairly hard to SS dagger by Eickhorn, an Eickhorn Transitional SS dagger with both the early big Eickhorn double oval mark and the RZM 941/36 mark. The grip has a fair amount of nicks and scratches, as well as a couple small chips, but certainly nothing terribly unusual with these SS daggers The grip eagle is a bit worn and dingy, but nice enough. the guards have a nice patina that matches perfectly to the scabbard fittings as expected.

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SS Dagger – Partial Ground Röhm By Gottlieb Hammesfahr

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This is a very nice partially ground Ernst Röhm SS dagger by maker Gottlieb Hammesfahr. This dagger has been stored away since the war, only to be uncovered in the vet’s steamer trunk by his son who inherited his father’s military service items.

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SS Dagger — RZM M7/80 Gustav C. Spitzer

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A bit salty, but still a very nice mid-period, uncleaned and unmessed with SS dagger by Gustav C. Spitzer. The grip is a nice deep chocolate color with shadows of black around the edges and in the grooves. I really like these deep brown grips. Something about them is just more appealing in my opinion. As with many SS daggers in circulation, there is one small chunk missing at the rear of the grip where it meets the top crossguard, and the start of another chip on the front to the left of the SS roundel...

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Early SS Dagger — Robert Klaas

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This Robert Klaas SS Dagger may not be in the best of shape, but it still has character, and appears to be uncleaned. The grip has a couple of small chips, the largest being on the side with the nickel eagle, to the right of the SS roundel. It seems like 1 in every 3 SS daggers that make it into my inbox has a chip in the grip so this is becoming more common. There is another, much smaller and shallower chip on the reverse where the grip and upper guard meet...

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SS Dagger — RZM 120/34 Unattributed

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This is a real gem, through and through! The RZM 120/34 SS Dagger is one of the more desirable and collectible RZM SS Daggers. Early quality throughout, using solid nickel guards and scabbard fittings, and a very attractive early style grip...