Authentic SS dagger?

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Authentic SS dagger?

Post by senord » 05 Sep 2018 21:34

Hello there,

Since I recently started working and I'm very interested in WW2, I figured I'd give myself something nice.

I was offered the following dagger for € 2.400. Since I'm very new to this and I heard SS daggers are prone to being fake, I figured I'd ask you guys for advice. Could you guys have a look at the images and tell me if it's real or fake (and perhaps what it'd be worth)? Thank you very much in advance!

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Re: Authentic SS dagger?

Post by senord » 06 Sep 2018 06:37

I've added more pictures now :)

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Re: Authentic SS dagger?

Post by senord » 07 Sep 2018 21:21

Anyone? :)

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Re: Authentic SS dagger?

Post by John G. » 07 Sep 2018 21:38

Dagger itself looks real, but only in fairly good condition.... Can't read the RZM markings from the pictures, not a good thing. Price seems very high for an RZM type in this condition. Vertical hanger needs a closer look also.

If the RZM /SS marking is not intact, I'd wait for a better one.
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Re: Authentic SS dagger ?

Post by von thoma » 08 Sep 2018 00:50

Only Lauterjung & Sohn ( SS RZM code 1052 ) marks the blade in this way.
They added 1938 /1939 Date and "SS" runes.
In that state, € 2.400 it's not a bargain..

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Re: Authentic SS dagger?

Post by senord » 10 Sep 2018 19:26

John G. wrote:
07 Sep 2018 21:38
Dagger itself looks real, but only in fairly good condition.... Can't read the RZM markings from the pictures, not a good thing. Price seems very high for an RZM type in this condition. Vertical hanger needs a closer look also.

If the RZM /SS marking is not intact, I'd wait for a better one.
John G.
I asked for a close up and then you can see the markings.

Thanks for the help everyone. I decided to buy it. Once I receive it, I'll make sure to check its authenticity according to the SS dagger guide. :)

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