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The DLV (Deutscher Luftsport Verband) was organized in 1933, as a para-military sports organization for Germans to fly limited motor-driven airplanes, gliders and ballooning.

DLV Officers wore a very long dirk, measuring 55cm. The dirk design was a cruciform, consisting of cigar-shape ribbed wood grip, covered with blue leather. The round nickel-silver, flat-surfaced pommel and matching downswept winged crossguard were inlaid with gilded brass sunwheel swastikas on both sides. The long scabbard was a composition base material, covered with matching blue leather. There are three nickel scabbard mounts which are retained with staples. A chain hanger is affixed to the upper two mounts. The long blade is a nickel-plated example. Transitional DLV and 1st Model Luftwaffe examples exist which are shortened DLV examples, or examples having early composition scabbards and staple-held fittings. The 1st Model Luftwaffe evolved from these daggers.

The 1st Model Luftwaffe dagger, although still a fairly long weapon, was a shorter variation of the previously carried DLV Officer. In 1935, Hitler unveiled the "secret" Luftwaffe to the world, defying the Versailles Treaty. It became the third fighting branch of the German Wehrmacht, and was headed by Hermann Göring as Commander-in-Chief. Initially, only Luftwaffe Officers with flying status wore the new Fliegerdolch. Later, regulations were relaxed and other Officers were permitted to wear the "flying dagger". After 1937, Officers were required to wear the newly introduced Offizierdolch or 2nd Model Luftwaffe dagger.

The 1st Model, from that point on, was worn by high ranking NCO's, not officers. Initial patterns of the early Fliegerdolche were constructed using heavy solid nickel materials for hilt and scabbard mounts. Gilded brass sunwheel swastika inserts decorated the pommel and crossguard. The cigar-shape, wood-based grip and scabbard shell are covered in a rich Moroccan blue leather. A chain hanger with snap clip is attached to the scabbard. Examples produced after 1938 have aluminum fittings. Late examples were produced of nickel pot metal hilt fittings with plated steel scabbard fittings. Blades were usually quality nickel plated.



LD2 #28557 2nd Model Luftwaffe Dagger - SMF

This personalized SMF Luftwaffe example has classic parts throughout. The pommel is the same as the SMF example I show in my Luftwaffe Book on page 137. This pommel has good detail throughout, with a little bit of mild wear on the reverse side most likely caused by the original owner’s handhold. The details are still mostly all there. The obverse side still is in a choice, near mint condition, having excellent oak leafing and a mobile swastika. The crossguard is a typical SMF variety and it features an eagle flying to the viewer’s left clutching a mobile swastika. There is a little bit of wear to the eagle’s surfaces, but all details are still available here throughout the head, breast feathering, wing feathering, talons and swastika. The reverse panel has good pebbling with just a little wear in the center area. The upper quillon arms have the engraved style oak leaves and acorns being identical to the example shown on page 147, second from right. The ferrule is also a textbook variety. This grip is a good-looking tangerine color. It is in perfect condition throughout and is tightly wrapped with springy aluminum wire. There is some old residue and dirt trapped within the rib spaces between the wire, but if anything this gives a sense of history to this piece. The scabbard appears to have been one of the extra cost silver-plated examples. There is still frosting that remains in the upper area protected by the crossguard. The rest of the scabbard does show a lot of the silvering still being in place but there are also some wear spots around the center area again caused by the original wearer’s handhold. This scabbard though, is in good condition and perfectly flows with the wear seen on the hilt fittings. The scabbard bands are the aluminum type also being SMF. The throat is retained by two headless flush-mount side mount screws. The blade of this example is a fine high quality nickel-plated type. It is nice and bright throughout and other than the normal runner markings it is in mint condition together with its needlelike tip. The reverse of the blade bears its original owner’s surname etched into the center blade segment near the trademark. The name looks to be, “Albrecht”. Unfortunately, Herr Albrecht did not put his first initial or his first name so I would think it would be a difficult job to research him as this must be a fairly common name. At any rate, the etching does give a neat look to the blade and it is kind of fun to know the man’s name who originally carried it. The reverse ricasso is etched with the seated king trademark. The king holds a sword upward and sits on the firm’s initials, “SMF”. Above the king is a stick bird stamping. It is interesting to note that the bird was double stamped as apparently the inspector did not like his first hit. There is a five in the belly of this bird. The original blue pebbled leather washer is in place deep within the crossguard recesses. An interesting dagger here.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $1,295.00

LD1 #46281 Early 1st Model Luftwaffe Gebrüder Heller (Balloon man)

This Heller example is in nice condition throughout having all early nickel mounts.

The pommel is a nice example showing very little usage around the pommel edges. Additionally all of the silvering still remains between the legs of the sunwheel swastikas on both sides and also on the crossguard sunwheels.

The crossguard arms are the three tiered type which extend downward.

The grip is a carved wood base having fine leather covering. The Moroccan is in choice condition throughout. It is tightly wrapped with triple brass wire the center being twisted. A nice hilt.

The scabbard shell is completely straight. It too has excellent matching Moroccan leather showing some usage signs but no breaks or nips. Nice scabbard leather here! The scabbard is equipped with matching dull patinated nickel mounts. The mounts are in excellent condition and are retained by headless side screws.

Attached to the scabbard is a fine matching nickel chain hanger. The chains have 9 ringlets at the top and 14 at the lower. Both chains are connected to an unmarked nickel snap clip.

The blade of this example is a real honey. It is a high quality nickel plated example which is still flawless being mirror bright with needle tip. The reverse ricasso is etched with the popular balloon man featuring a figure which carries 6 balloons held upward by helium, Below the balloon man is the firm's name and their location "Gebr Heller / Marienthal / b. Schweina / Thr". The blade buffer is still in place.

An extremely nice untouched 1st model early Luftwaffe dagger.

Excellent Plus Plus. $1,395.00

LD1 #46372 1st Model Aluminum Luftwaffe by WKC

This aluminum example is in fine condition throughout. The aluminum hilt mounts are still newlike having 100 percent of the rich gild coloring still in the sunwheel swastikas of both the pommel and the crossguard. The pommel shows just the slightest bit of usage around the edges but otherwise is still in fine condition.

The crossguard arms are in nice condition being the three tiered type bending downward.

The grip is a very fine example being a carved wood base with Moroccan leather covering. The leather still remains in perfect condition and is wrapped with triple brass wire the center being twisted.

The scabbard shell is straight throughout. It also has outstanding Moroccan blue leather with some wearing signs but no hits or nips to the leather. The aluminum mounts are also in nice condition showing some normal usage but no abuse. The mounts are retained by flush mount side screws. WKC mostly used wood runners in their scabbard and this is the case with this example. The blade is a little loose in the scabbard as the wood runners shrunk over time but this is normal for this maker's product.

Attached to the hanging rings is a fine matching aluminum chain. The chain has 6 ringlets at the top and 9 ringlets at the bottom. They attach to an OLC marked matching aluminum clip. Attached to the clip is the original dark brown belt loop. The leather to the belt loop is in fine condition with a rivet which retains a smaller size D ring.

The blade is a pristine example having high quality nickel plated surfaces. This mint condition blade is equipped with a needlelike tip. The reverse ricasso is marked with the knight head trademark and the firm's initials WKC below. The original washer is in place.

A very nice aluminum Luftwaffe example here showing modest usage but still in very choice collecting condition.

Excellent Plus Plus. $1,295.00

LD1 #45785 1st Model Aluminum Luftwaffe by WKC

This dagger is equipped with nice aluminum mounts throughout. The pommel shows some minor usage around the rim but nothing that is really detractive. It still retains 100 percent of the gild to the sunwheels.

The same is true of the crossguard sunwheels. The crossguard has the fine three segmented arms which tilt downward.

The carved wood grip has outstanding original Moroccan leather still being in perfect condition throughout. This grip is tightly wrapped with triple brass wire the center being twisted.

The scabbard shell is completely straight throughout. The original Moroccan is in perfect condition on this scabbard still having really outstanding grain. The aluminum mounts show some minor surface usage here and there but nothing detrimental. The headless screws are all in place. The scabbard is equipped with a matching aluminum chain. The chain contains 6 ringlets at the top and 9 at the lower. They are connected to a OLC marked aluminum snap clip.

The blade of this example is mint except for a small area at the bottom where there is a minor age mark mostly on the reverse side. Perhaps with a little work the next owner could rub this spot out. Because other than the spot the blade is in choice very bright condition with its nickel plated surfaces. The reverse is stamped with the WKC knight head with the initials beneath. The original blade buffer is in place.

A nice example here.

Excellent Plus. $995.00

LD1 #45883 Transitional DLV / 1st Model Luftwaffe by Anton Wingen Jr

This example is equipped with the earliest fashion nickel parts. The pommel still remains in nice condition with fairly crisp edges throughout. About 50 percent of the original gild is evident on the sunwheel.

The crossguard has excellent brass sunwheels with good brass surfaces throughout. The crossguard has the fine three segmented arms pointing downward.

Wrapped about the crossguard in the textbook tie for these daggers is 23cm Luftwaffe portepee. The portepee is in very fine condition with no fray.

The grip is carved wood covered with blue Moroccan leather. The grip leather is in good condition throughout with a small piece missing at the reverse where the pommel joins the upper segment but it is not noticeable. The grip is tightly wrapped with double twisted brass wire.

The scabbard shell is the composition type with no metal inside. It is covered with good blue leather which shows some usage but no cuts or problems and as we usually see with these composition scabbards the runners inside have pushed out slightly evident at the upper area and the center lower areas of the shell. The silvered nickel mounts are nicely patinated matching the hilt. All three are in excellent condition and are retained by large staples on the reverse. Connected to the scabbard rings is a fine nickel chain. There are 9 ringlets at the top and 14 ringlets at the lower. The ringlets are connected to an unmarked nickel snap clip.

The blade is a very fine example having heavy nickel plated surfaces. It has a mirror finish and is mint except for a small area along the lower edge which could possibly be cleaned up with a little effort. Otherwise the blade is in full mint condition. The reverse ricasso is marked with the small knight logo and above is the firm’s name Anton Wingen Jr and below “Solingen”. The original blade washer is in place.

A good transitional piece here considering that it may have well have been worn for many years.

Excellent. $1,595.00

LD1 #45841 Transitional DLV / 1st Model Luftwaffe by Tiger

This Tiger piece is one of the original examples produced and is of high quality nickel mounts throughout.

The pommel is in excellent condition with only a couple of hits to the edges. The sunwheels on both the pommel and the crossguard swastikas are down to the brass with no silver remaining between the legs but they still show excellently.

The crossguard features the three tiered wings which point downward. The carved wood grip is covered with Moroccan blue leather. The leather remains in perfect condition throughout showing only the most modest of wear signs. The leather is equipped with triple brass wire which is twisted in the center.

The scabbard shell is the style which is of all composition material and has no steel base. The leather covering shows some usage signs but overall it is still in good sound condition. As we frequently see with these composition scabbards there is some minor runner push out to the leather at the upper and lower areas. The scabbard is fitted with fine nickel mounts which still have a good deal of their silvering present. As we see on these composition scabbards the mounts are retained by large staples on the reverse.

There is a fine nickel chain connected to the two hanging rings. It has 9 ringlets at the top and 14 at the bottom. The chain is connected to an unmarked nickel snap clip.

The blade is a really nice example having high quality nickel plated finish. The blade is still in mint condition with needlelike tip. The reverse sports the very desirable trademark of the tiger making his way across the center of the blade. The tiger has great detail to his whiskers stripes legs and curved tail. Beneath is the company name “Tiger Solingen”. The original blade washer is in place.

A nice transitional example here that would have been worn for many years during the period.

Excellent. $1,595.00

LD1 #45796 Transitional DLV / 1st Model Luftwaffe by Gebruder Heller (Balloon Man)

This very early dagger is one of the first 1st Model Luftwaffes produced. In these early days they were still using up the materials that were made for the long DLV example show we find these daggers with composition scabbards with no steel beneath and the mounts retained by large staples. This example is in an uncleaned untouched condition.

The nickel hilt mounts are in choice condition. The silvering has completely patinated leaving the bright brass sunwheel swastikas really jumping out of the dark backgrounds. It is easy to see that all of the silvering still remains between the legs of the sunwheels on both the pommel and the crossguard insignias. The pommel also shows a little bit of usage but no nad hits to the rim.

The crossguard arms are deeply patinated and it is interesting to note that on the end of the quillon arms is a stamped waffenamt with a number underneath. We only see this kind of thing on very very early Luftwaffe daggers.

The same waffenamt stamping appears on the throat of this scabbard. I show these type of waffenamt markings on DLV 1st Model transitionals on page 37 and also page 38 of my Luftwaffe book. A very nice hilt here.

The scabbard shell as mentioned above is a composition base and it has a very nice leather covering. The leather shows some usage but no bad hits and no nips in the finish. It is also only slightly pushed out from the runners inside. Any of these daggers we see have quite a bit of the leather pushed out over the years. The scabbard mounts are solid nickel and they are all in good condition. The upper and center mount have the large style staples in the reverse. The lower mount for some reason has the large staple in the obverse. This looks like something that was just done at the factory as the mount does not appear to have ever been removed.

The scabbard is equipped with a matching nickel chain. The nicke ringlets at the top number 9 and at the bottom there are 12 of them. They are connected to a nickel snap clip. The snap clip is also interesting in that it is an early type which is marked on the reverse “RZM UE1”. Attached to the snap clip is a fine brown leather belt loop. The leather is also stamped SACKS & DEISSHLE / HAMBURG 1933. This belt loop is obviously original to the dagger given that it has such an early date. It is the first belt loop that I recall seeing on a early Luftwaffe dagger that was maker marked and dated. Quite a treasure here!

The blade of this example is still bright being a nickel plated type. It is just about full mint having only a couple of slight signs of age but they are really nothing. The blade is also interesting in that for the first time that I’ve seen it has the maker of Gebruder Heller which of course has the balloon man logo. I did not know Heller was making daggers this early on and there is no question that the dagger is original to the piece because the crossguard waffentamts tie it in. Below the balloon man is the area from which they came Marienthal and then H. Schweini / Thur. Obviously this is part of Thuringen. The original blade washer is in place.

A most interesting dagger here and a very worthwhile purchase for those of you out there that are interested in types of Luftwaffe daggers.

Excellent Plus. $1,795.00

LD1 #32914 Early 1st Model Luftwaffe Dagger - Paul Weyersberg

This 1st Model Luftwaffe Dagger is in an untouched state and does not appear to have been cleaned since the war. The mounts are the early nickel type. The pommel, as well as the crossguard swastikas, appear to show some wear between the sunwheel legs, but there is so much patination throughout the surfaces, it is difficult to tell. The brass sunwheels, though, look pretty good against the dark backgrounds. The crossguard arms are still fairly crisp and are in good condition. The grip is a carved wood base, being covered with Moroccan leather. The leather has a couple of scrapes on some of the ribs, revealing the wood beneath. This can be easily covered with some meltonian shoe cream available in good shoe stores, or you can google them on the Internet. The leather is tightly wrapped with triple brass wire, the center being twisted.

The scabbard shell is straight throughout. This shell has matching Moroccan leather and the leather is in good condition overall, showing usage signs in the surfaces. Unfortunately, the leather has pulled back a little at the upper left edge, where the seams come together. The area, though, is quite dark and, therefore, is not very noticeable. The scabbard mounts are also uncleaned and have a dark patination throughout. They al seem to be in good condition, and they are retained by headless flush mount side screws. The matching nickel chain is equipped with 8 upper ringlets and 13 lower examples. They are connected to an unmarked matching nickel snap clip. It is interesting to note that the scabbard throat is marked with the number “84”. The blade is also numerically marked with the number “5”. I do not know why the numbers do not match, but with these type of accountability numbered Luftwaffes, we often see this as the daggers were probably issued to flight candidates, and chances are the scabbards frequently got mixed with other daggers.

The blade is a fine nickel-plated type. It is nice and bright and still remains in mint condition, having only runner marks in the center. The reverse ricasso is etched with the double ovals which contain the firm’s name and location, “Paul Weyersberg & Co/Solingen”. In the center is a downward pointing sword positioned between two wheat sheafs. The original blue leather blade buffer is in position. This is a good dagger for someone who likes to clean things up. In the case of this example, the patination is really not even throughout, so it wouldn’t hurt to clean this dagger if the next purchaser is of that mind.

A good, sound early example of the type here!

Excellent. $1,295.00


LD1 #44593 Early, Numbered 1st Model Luftwaffe Dagger - E. & F. Hörster

This initial production Luftwaffe example has fine solid nickel mounts throughout.

The pommel is in nice condition, showing little usage and retaining the original silvering between the legs of both sun-wheel swastika.

The same is true of the sun-wheel in the guard center block. The quillon arms are the standard tripartite "wing" type, and each remains in crisp condition.

The grip is carved wood covered in blue Moroccan leather. This leather remains in completely perfect condition throughout and is tightly wrapped with a skein of three brass wires, the center strand being twisted.

The scabbard shell is as straight as an arrow and covered in matching blue Moroccan leather. This leather shows some mild wear but it completely free of rips, nips, or other problems. The nickel scabbard mounts are in fine condition and have toned to match the hilt fittings. These mounts are retained by headless side screws.

Attached to the scabbard is a fine, early nickel chain, with nine upper and fourteen lower ringlets. These ringlets are attached to an unmarked nickel snap clip.

The blade of this dagger is a real beauty with high quality nickel plating and a needle-like tip. The reverse ricasso is etched with the familiar Höller H trademark as well as a stick-bird "5" waffenamt.

It is interesting to note that right above the trademark is the number "205". Examining the dagger I was pleased to find this number on the reverse of the scabbard throat. This is the first time I have seen these small numerals placed on the throat edge and the blade.

The original blade washer is in place and in perfect condition.

A very fine, early 1st Model Luftwaffe Dagger here.

Near Mint. $1,395.00

LD1 #38989C 1st Model Luftwaffe Dagger

This 1st Model Luftwaffe Dagger is a mid-period example, with hilt mounts of silvered pot metal and scabbard mounts of silvered steel.

The pommel is in good shape, with no hits to the rims. The raised sunwheels do not have any gilding left on them but remain crisp.

The same is true of the crossguard sunwheels. The guard arms are the segmented, “winged” type which curve downward.

The grip is of carved wood covered in original Moroccan leather. This leather is in excellent shape, showing some wear but free of nips, cuts, or problems. This grip is tightly wrapped with a skein of three twisted brass wires.

The scabbard shell is straight throughout. It retains the original Moroccan leather covering which is in very nice condition; it shows traces of wear but it too is free of problems. The scabbard mounts are silver plated steel, the upper mount and center mounts showing slight wear to the plating. The lower mount has all of the silver and just some mild age in the surface, but nothing too bad. These mounts are retained by flat head screws, a bit in unusual as most pieces of this type have headless screws. There is a screw in the right upper portion, the right lower portion, and one in the center left.

The attached aluminum chain has six ringlets making up the upper chain and eight on the lower. These two chains are attached to an aluminum snap clip marked “OLC” and “Ges Gesch”.

The blade of this dagger makes up for many of the minor flaws on the outside. It is a high quality, nickel plated example that remains in mint condition. This beautiful blade is unmarked and retains the original blue leather blade washer.

A good, basic starter example here, priced reasonably.

Excellent. $850.00

LD1 #35378C 1st Model Luftwaffe Dagger with Double Etched Blade – Carl Jul Krebs

This Krebs 1st Model Luftwaffe is easily one of the rarest pieces that could have been ordered if the pocketbook would permit. The dagger is of the mid-period vintage having pot metal mounts which have been silver-plated. Usually the silvering comes right off of these pot metal mounts but fortunately in the case of this fine example, the factory must have given some extra plating as the silvering is still pretty much all there. These pot metal mounts are the type where the sunwheel swastikas were part of the casting. The surfaces were gilded by the factory and normally the gilt pretty much disappears but again, there must have been some extra care done and although still somewhat light the gilt finish is still quite nice across the pommel and crossguard sunwheels. The pommel shows very little usage around the rims and still remains crisp. The crossguard is also a fine example having crisp edges to the three segments that flow downward in the shape of wings. The grip is a carved wood base having outstanding original Moroccan leather covering. The dark blue color is still nice and vibrant and the grain is still in the leather. This fine grip is tightly wrapped with triple aluminum wire, the center being twisted for contrast.

The scabbard shell is straight throughout and also has outstanding original Moroccan leather. This leather is about as good as you’ll ever see and still be original. There are virtually no flaws on this leather only just the slightest signs of usage. It is doubtful that the original owner of this beautiful dagger carried it much. The scabbard mounts are the mid-period type also being of steel base and having good silver plating. The silvering is still nearly 100% throughout all of the mounts showing just a little bit of age and some slight signs of lifting on the reverse of the center mount. The mounts, though, are very clean showing little usage. These mounts are retained by flathead flush mount screws in the side edges. The chain is the normal type we see on mid-period piece being the aluminum variety. This chain consists of six upper ringlets and ten lower ringlets. The two chains are connected to a standard aluminum clip being marked “OLC” within a diamond on the reverse and the registered trademark stamping “Ges. Gesch.”.

The best part of this dagger though is the blade. If you don’t smile when you see this blade coming out of the scabbard you need to go into stamp or coin collecting. This full mint blade is astounding. It reflects a heavy quality nickel-plated surface easily being in 100% condition and retaining its fine needlelike tip. Etched onto the panels is the design that we frequently see on the Voos model 2nd Luftwaffes, only in the case of this 1st model all of the designs have been enlarged slightly. Both blade sides are etched with arabesque floral designs having 100% frosting in the backgrounds. This intact frosting accents the relief of the designs. The reverse blade is totally etched with floral designs and the obverse blade has a panel in the center. The panel portrays an outstanding Luftwaffe eagle flying to the viewer’s right. This eagle has terrific detail to his feathering as well as to his eye and beak areas. He is grasping a mobile swastika in his right talon and it dangle nicely just below his tail. Under each wing is a branch of laurel leaves complete with little berries.

I can not over emphasize the quality and detail that can be viewed in the etch on both sides of this blade. The maker of this example is the Carl Jul Krebs firm. They made a lot of good stuff as we all know and in this case probably took an order from a good customer and had the same etching company that was probably used by Voos to do this etch. Their trademark is the small single oval which inside has the name of the firm and location, “Carl Jul Krebs Solingen”. In the center of the oval is the crown oval positioned over the letter, “K”. The original blue blade buffer is in place and in this case it looks slightly fatter than the normal leather buffer. Perhaps Krebs wanted to make sure that this area of protection could be adequate considering the quality of the blade etch. A truly magnificent 1st model Luftwaffe here being only the second or third that I have seen in my career. This is a superb piece for the advanced collector or for someone who is looking to invest some money for a future retirement. It would be hard to believe that the desirability of a dagger of this caliber would not increase as the years go by.

Mint Minus. $19,995.00

LD1 #32914 Untouched Early 1st Model Luftwaffe Dagger - Paul Weyersberg

This 1st Model Luftwaffe Dagger is in an untouched state and does not appear to have been cleaned since the war. The mounts are the early nickel type. The pommel, as well as the crossguard swastikas, appear to show some wear between the sunwheel legs, but there is so much patination throughout the surfaces, it is difficult to tell. The brass sunwheels, though, look pretty good against the dark backgrounds. The crossguard arms are still fairly crisp and are in good condition. The grip is a carved wood base, being covered with Moroccan leather. The leather has a couple of scrapes on some of the ribs, revealing the wood beneath. This can be easily covered with some meltonian shoe cream available in good shoe stores, or you can google them on the Internet. The leather is tightly wrapped with triple brass wire, the center being twisted.

The scabbard shell is straight throughout. This shell has matching Moroccan leather and the leather is in good condition overall, showing usage signs in the surfaces. Unfortunately, the leather has pulled back a little at the upper left edge, where the seams come together. The area, though, is quite dark and, therefore, is not very noticeable. The scabbard mounts are also uncleaned and have a dark patination throughout. They al seem to be in good condition, and they are retained by headless flush mount side screws. The matching nickel chain is equipped with 8 upper ringlets and 13 lower examples. They are connected to an unmarked matching nickel snap clip. It is interesting to note that the scabbard throat is marked with the number “84”. The blade is also numerically marked with the number “5”. I do not know why the numbers do not match, but with these type of accountability numbered Luftwaffes, we often see this as the daggers were probably issued to flight candidates, and chances are the scabbards frequently got mixed with other daggers.

The blade is a fine nickel-plated type. It is nice and bright and still remains in mint condition, having only runner marks in the center. The reverse ricasso is etched with the double ovals which contain the firm’s name and location, “Paul Weyersberg & Co/Solingen”. In the center is a downward pointing sword positioned between two wheat sheafs. The original blue leather blade buffer is in position. This is a good dagger for someone who likes to clean things up. In the case of this example, the patination is really not even throughout, so it wouldn’t hurt to clean this dagger if the next purchaser is of that mind.

A good, sound early example of the type here!

Excellent. $1,295.00