Sturdy full-tang construction trench knife with wood handle scales, rifle muzzle fit iron guard, and original metal scabbard. This fighting knife is in excellent condition for the type no pitting, dings or nicks on the blade; the blade has been only lightly re-sharpened. The dagger is about 11 / 28 cm overall; the blade is about 5-7/8 / 15 cm. Ricasso is sharply stamped with a small imperial crown a fraktur inspectors acceptance mark over-stamped GERMANY.
The blade is not pitted, nicked, rusted, or damaged otherwise VERY rare this nice. Original wood handle scales with no stain ever applied and black-painted iron guard are nice and tight; original leather washer is not present. The dagger is solid with no loose parts.
Original metal scabbard painted black (original finish); leather belt hanger and keeper are tight; the leather is soft an supple still great overall condition with about 80% of the original black finish remaining. After 100 plus years this WW1 Germany DEMAG Kampfmesser fighting knife trench dagger and original metal scabbard are still in 100% serviceable condition; its in fantastic shape overall, considering the age. Today most of the surviving WW1 era Kampfmesser knives are in private collections & rarely come up for sale. Dont miss your chance to add this original WW1 Germany DEMAG Kampfmesser fighting knife trench dagger to your collection!
The item "German WW1 WWI Trench Fighting Knife Dagger Hughes #10 MINT DEMAG Kampfmesser" is in sale since Sunday, November 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Germany\Edged Weapons".
maye" and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This item can be shipped to United States.