Well makers doesn’t come rarer than this! This one rates 10 out of 10 for rarity! The blade on this one looks good! The acid etched “Alles für Deutschland” motto and “Wester & Butz Solingen” maker mark are both crisp and beautifully executed! The crossgrain is easily visible from hilt to tip. The fit remains nice and tight and the tip comes to a perfect point! This blade rates Exc+/Exc++. It shows surface scratches throughout along with age greying/spotting. The steel based, black painted scabbard looks good. It continues to remain completely dent free. The solid nickel scabbard fittings look great. The ball has a few bumps to it. All four screws remain tightly intact. The scabbard / crossguard fit is perfect and closes with a snap! The reverse of the lower crossguard is marked “Om” (Ostmark). The brown hardwood grip looks great. It has several pressure marks throughout and a few flakes to the reverse top. The solid nickel eagle retains beautiful details and has a perfect fit. The SA roundel has a perfect fit and retains 97%+ of its enamel. A great rare piece!
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