Item #68780 Exploring the Dress Daggers of the German Navy Volume 3. Thomas T. Wittmann, Jan Piet Puype, William J. Warda Jr, ed.

Exploring the Dress Daggers of the German Navy Volume 3.

Pennsylvania: Thomas T. Wittmann / Alcom Printing Roup Inc., 1999. First edition. Hardcover. 26 x 18.5 cm. 532pp. Black cloth in dust jacket. Extensively illustrated with color and black and white photographs. Stated first edition. Volume 3 only of the four volume "Exploring" series. Light edgewear to the jacket. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Item #68780
ISBN: 0964606321

Wittman is an acknowledged expert on German dress daggers of both the Imperial Kaiserzeit and the Third Reich. Chapter headings include: "The S.M.S. "Amazone" Dirk", "The 1948 Pattern Dirk", "The Dress Bayonet of 1872 for Cadets", "The 1890 Cadet Pattern", "Colonialization - Edged Weapons of Marine Infantry and Colonial Troops", "The model 1890 is introduced", "Variances and extra cost dirks after 1901", "The Naval dirks of Kaiser Wilhelm", "Smaller Dirks and miniatures", "The Grand Scuttle and the provisional Reich navy 1919-1921", "The Reichsmarine and the 1921 Pattern", "The 1929 Pattern", "The Kriegsmarine and the introduciton of the National Eagle pommel for the naval dirk in 1938", "Producers of the 1938 naval pattern dirk", "Hilts, trademarks and scabbards", "Ultra-rare makers", "Grips, integral parts, packaging and hanging devices", "Personalized Kriegsmarine dirks","Variations and rarely seen naval patterns", "Extra cost options", "Kriegsmarine presentation dirks", "Shooting prize and the official presentation dirks of the navy", "Early Prussian and Imperial naval sabers 1848 - 1918", "The Sabers of the imperial family", "Sabers of the provisional Reichmarine", "Miniatures and semi-official examples"

Price: $150.00

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