WWII GERMAN NAZI LATE WAR SA DAGGER BY RZM M7/45 SOLINGEN
The blade on this one looks good. The crossgrain is just beautiful against the light, fit is perfect and acid etched \"Alles fur Deutschland\" motto and \"RZM M7/45\" (Ottersbach & Co., Solingen)
maker mark are both dark, crisp and beautifully executed!
The blade rates Exc+/Exc++. There is areas of spotting throughout. The tip looks a bit dulled yet it continues to measure 220mm.
The steel based, brown enamel painted scabbard looks excellent! 99% of its original paint still intact and it remains completely dent free!
It shows the odd scratch/age spidering. The nickel-silver plated scabbard fittings look great with 98% plating intact!
The ball has one bruise to the back yet retain a round shape. All four screws remain intact! The scabbard/crossguard fit is perfect! The alloy based, nickel-silver plated crossguards have 98% plating coverage and match the scabbard fittings in color, wear and patina.
The light brown hardwood grip has some pressure marks throughout yet continues to remain chip, crack and flake free. The solid nickel eagle is beautifully detailed. There are some gaps around the eagle, someone may have replaced the eagle at some point.
The SA roundel retains 100% of its enamel and also has a perfect fit! A solid example of an RZM SA!