WW1 German Navy / Kaiserliche Marine Officer's
Dirk / Dagger, sold
In good though aged condition, a scarce WW1 Imperial German Navy
/ Kaiserliche Marine Officer's Dirk / Dagger.
33.7cm blade with feint etching remaining (no maker's details to
ricasso / forte). Blade firm in hilt. The hilt aged but good, the
grip overall good but missing the grip wire and with some age cracks
down one side. Our price was £? (too late, now sold). Please
quote item reference P63 (0254). Further / Full sized images available
This is one of two near identical dirks we bought from the same
other is here.
When knowledeable collectors voice opinion, I add it to a listing.
Here is one such opinion;
This is not an Imperial German Navy dagger, but it is from the
Some previous Imperial Navy daggers had been converted, the Crown
pommel replaced by a neutral pommel, as in picture below. Parts
were readily supplied by the manufacturers.
The quillion however, is of the newer, post-1919 pattern, as later
used in the Kriegsmarine, 1935-45.