Hungary - Hersteller nicht ersichtlich - Österreichische Ungarische Marine - Offiziersdolch - Der Donauflottille in Elfenbeinausführung M 1917 / 1918 - Dagger

Description
Hungary - Hersteller nicht ersichtlich - Österreichische Ungarische Marine - Offiziersdolch - Der Donauflottille in Elfenbeinausführung M 1917 / 1918 - Dagger
Good - 1917

Austro-Hungarian naval officer’s dagger, piece from the last pattern 1917/18.
The blade is 28 cm long and has a central rib, it has etchings on both sides, decorated with an anchor, entwined in a rope, as well as the Hungarian coat of arms with crown.
The blade has slight flash rust. The hilt is exquisitely decorated, coat of arms with Holy Crown of Hungary on the crossguard. White grooved ivory grip with silver wire wrapping, pommel in the shape of a double wall and crown knot.
The locking button moves, but the head is missing. Hammered scabbard with two movable carrying rings on the side, wonderfully decorated with an anchor, entwined in a rope, inside an oval. Neptune’s head, trident and dolphin.
This dagger comes from an officer’s family in Budapest, the engraving dates from the 14th of June 1931, that’s when the officer was promoted.

Will be shipped reliably to the desired address.

Lot details
Country of manufacture
Hungary
Manufacturer/ Maker
Hersteller nicht ersichtlich
Model
Österreichische Ungarische Marine - Offiziersdolch
Weapon Type
Dagger
Sub-type
Der Donauflottille in Elfenbeinausführung M 1917 / 1918
Condition
Good
Year of Manufacture
1917
Material
Ivory, Silver, Steel (stainless)
Overall Length
41 cm
Barrel/ blade length
28 cm
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