Luftwaffe cutlass model 1935, manufactured by David Malsch Steinbach (Tuhr)
Original cutlass, first version, model 1935. Differences of this variety: the melchior device of the scabbard and the grip, the absence of a steel sheath case - the entire" body kit " of the scabbard is fixed to the leather with brackets.
The blade is good, but not without flaws, of course, they are visible in the photo, but in the native Nickel plating, not sharpened, the geometry is unchanged, not polished, has the brand of the manufacturer on the heel of the blade. The grip is in the original color, the leather was not stretched, the wire in the grooves is native. The scabbard is also without intervention, not tinted, the leather is perfectly preserved. The device of the scabbard and grip is Melchior, in a uniform noble patina.
Overall condition is qгшеу good.
The blade is steel, straight, double-edged, Nickel-plated. On the heel of the blade is the brand of the manufacturer " David Malsch Steinbach (Tuhr)", stamped.
The handle is covered with leather, rounded, with twisted grooves and wire in them. The grip head is round, with a swastika on both sides. Crosspiece in the form of three superimposed curved arches, with the image of a swastika on both sides. The device of the grip and scabbard is made of Melchior.
The scabbard is made of blue leather. On the holder there are movable rings for attaching the suspension in the form of a chain with a carbine, the grip device is also made of Melchior.
Material, technique-steel, leather, Melchior, casting, Nickel plating.