ITALIAN WWII SENIOR STAFF OFFICERS DAGGER.
A highly unusual and rare Italian dagger, 30cm in length overall. Excellent condition double edge blade plated, which is 17.5cm. Oval nickel cross guard, which is numbered ‘888’ to the underside. The sword hilt back strap with sword hilt wooden grip, adorned with the fascist large eagle and symbol below, nickel plated. All fitted into the scabbard of the 1917 Vetterli dagger. Purported to be a senior officers dagger. The variations of this dagger are shown on pages 63, 66, 67 and 73 of the excellent work, all in Italian text Del Pugnale Il Fiero Lampo. An encyclopaedia of Italian daggers between 1915 and 2010.
Code: 73968 Price: 850.00 GBP