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Hilt of German dirk
German dirk, the hilt of the dirk consists of a straight cross-guard, with quillons that are wasted and have swollen, near bud-shaped terminals. The reverse of the cross is decorated with an embossed rectangular panel containing a foul anchor. The reverse of the cross is decorated with an embossed rectangular panel containing a foul anchor and a button for the retaining catch. The gilt brass pommel is made in the form of the German eagle, semi-displayed with a wreath in its talons containing a swastika.
E. & F. Horster
- Image reference: E1483
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Presented by Uwe Nissen, 1967.