An Early Model 1933 Sturmabteilung Dienstdolch by Kaufmann & Söhne of Solingen. This one rates 7 out of 10 for rarity on McSaar. The blade on this one has been cleaned hard leaving it a bit too shinny. The acid etched “Alles für Deutschland” motto and “Kaufmann & Söhne Solingen” maker mark are lightened a bit but still very clear. The fit remains nice and tight! This blade rates Exc/Exc+. Undented scabbard is in good shape with good anodizing along with some spots of oxidizing. There is some bruising to the ball. The fittings show period wear and matching patina. The fittings are all nickel silver. All screws are intact! Hardwood handle displays good grain and if free of cracks, chips and cracks. Eagle is perfectly fit with patina to the recesses. Roundel retains 99% of enamel. The nut has been turned and is scarred. The handle shoulders and radii nicely fit the solid nickel guards. The crossguard is stamped "Nrh". Blade is nicely set into the crossguard. All the patina matches everywhere. All the fits are there!
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