MODEL 1936 GERMAN SS POLICE OFFICERS EHRENDEGEN (HONOUR SWORD) BY KREBS
An early example of the rare police officer’s honour sword by Krebs. Stamped with the Kulturzeichen intertwined sigrunnen within an octagon to the lower hilt and scabbard throat mounting (indicating the owner was a full SS party member). Solid nickel hilt fittings (also bearing the intertwined sigrunnen stamp) screw-type pommel, and a separate threaded stepped nut all are in good condition. The grip is made from turned ebony wood with 13 grip segments separated by wrapped nickel wire (one-half section missing) and shows some wear to lacquer. The brass Ordnungspolizei emblem is set flush and firmly in place. The 79 cm blade is in good condition with no bends or major damage and being correctly maker marked to Peter Daniel Krebs, Solingen. The scabbard retains most of its black finish, the solid nickel upper and lower fittings are in good condition and firmly in place. The drag shows expected service wear and the main body of the scabbard is dent and damage free, with the sword drawing and re-sheathing with no resistance. Overall length: 96 cm. Scarce.
||100 x 15 x 5 cm