Germany - Model 1938 - Unterfuhrerhaumesser - Dagger

Description
Germany - Model 1938 - Unterfuhrerhaumesser - Dagger
Good

Deutches Rotes Kreuz Haumesser Model 1938 (DRK Seitengerat) mit Tragetasche.

Original DRK dagger for troops and petty officers of the German Red Cross, as worn in the period Third Reich.

The steel blade features a blood groove, sharp saw teeth and in very good condition, only minor oxidation spots and wear marks, and minor damage to the tip - see photos.
On the blade is no logo which is normal for the DRK daggers.

The grip has two bakelite plates, both in undamaged condition with the two original screws.
The crossguard has on the front the DRK emblem with swastika.

The original painted steel sheath shows oxidation and wear and tear, but is otherwise in good condition, hook for carrier is present.

The dagger is in an original leather carrier. This one is in used condition.

Original and in well-used condition with traces of wear due to old age.

Swastika is covered in the picture.

Lot details
Country of manufacture
Germany
Model
Model 1938
Weapon Type
Dagger
Sub-type
Unterfuhrerhaumesser
Condition
Good
Overall Length
41 cm
Barrel/ blade length
26.5 cm
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