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Lot 0781
Lot contains: (A) Third Reich Era Luftwaffe Sword, and (B) SS Police Officers Degen. (A) The Luftwaffe Sword is, overall, in excellent condition. The 30" nickel plated blade is near mint, with a few small areas of light freckling. The blade bares the maker mark for "SMF" and also the Luftwaffe acceptance marking. The aluminum cross guard and pommel have light patina and soiling in the recesses. The gilded swastika on the pommel retains 60% of its original gilding. The wire wrapped blue leather grip is in excellent condition with a few scattered light marks from use. The blue leather wrapped scabbard is in excellent condition with scattered marks on the leather and a few on the aluminum fittings. The sword is missing its leather hanger which was sewn to the rings. (B) The SS Police Officer Degen is, overall, in excellent condition. The 33-1/2" nickel plated blade is marked for the company "WKC". The blade shows light freckling on approximately 10% of the blade and some light graying. The silver plated hand guard and fittings shows light patina. The wire wrapped black ebony grip is in excellent condition and shows light age. The brass based, police emblem on the grip has none of its silver finish remaining and is firmly in place. The pommel nut is adorned with a black enamel SS rune button. The black painted steel scabbard retains approximately 95% of its original black paint. Attached to the scabbard is a an original SS marked black sword hanger. Blade Length: 30", 33 - 1/2" Overall Length: 38 - 1/2", 39" Paperwork: No Condition: Dimensions:

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Lot of 2: Third Reich Luftwaffe Officer Sword & SS

Estimate $1,500 - $2,000Nov 8, 2018