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    Hey gang....Here's my Eickhorn unit marked RAD Hewer. Got the original hanger with it to boot! Unit markings show that this piece was actually owned by the specific unit and issued to a number of men....amazing that it's still in this kind of condition. I think these unit owned pieces are harder to find. Given the squirrel motto - this piece is a pre'38 made item.

    As for the markings .... according to the Littlejohn book on III Reich labor organizations published by Bender, it looks like the Hewer would have been the property of Abteilung 804 out of the Arbeitsgau (work district) of Magdeburg.

    Cheers!

    Rob
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    Few more pics....
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    Last pic....Here it is on display. That said though - I have recently added a RAD armband to the display, just haven't taken a pic!

    Cheers!

    Rob
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    Rob - very nice Hewer/hanger rig and display - The real early hewers with the full Hirschorn (Stag)grip are tough to find.

    Horst
    "He who hesitates is lost - is not only lost but miles from the next exit"

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    Hello Horst! Glad you like it! Yes, I've never owned one - but I've had the pleasure of seeing a couple of full stag examples....NICE!

    Rob

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    Rob - heres my full stag RAD with the early hanger - maker on the Hewer is Eickhorn which was the only maker of these early daggers.

    Horst
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    "He who hesitates is lost - is not only lost but miles from the next exit"

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    Nice - love the patina on the nickel fittings too!!

    Very cool! Thanks for showing!

    Rob

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    Hi Rob


    This is a very nice early example, and again well displayed. I really love displays like these...

    Horst your dagger looks fine as well


    Greetz

    Nick VR

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    Thanks Nick! Preparing the displays is almost half the fun! heh heh heh!

    Rob

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