I can't say that I've ever seen one like it before. Perhaps a foreign branch? Slovakia, Bohemia-Moravia? Can you make out any of the motto? Is it in German?
"Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."
Well the textbook answer would be that it is bad because the diamond is perfectly aligned with the creases in the textured grips. Also, the obvious part, the swastika is not backed by gold and there is no white enamel in the diamond. But I'm willing to be open minded on this one, since it seems you are hiding something. I don't think the diamond is any kind of early prototype because the blade itself is not early. Could it be a replacement diamond or salesman sample or the rare Snyder's Treasures Model? Don't say it's a DJ or BDM knife!
William its the standard Motto: Blut und Ehre
Sir Payne, the alligments of the RZM Diamond of the Eickhorns HJ daggers with the grip lines is almost perfect.
Non alligment is seen on the early ( little) and Transitional ( a bit smaller then the RZM ) Diamond....but your on the right track
Remarkable hj diamond my Ass
Whole thing looks junk to me to be honest
Regards Mac 66.
Was waiting on that one LOL
perhaps you like my new Heer dagger post a bit better
The blade has lost all its bowie shape to it...if it ever was even there at all. Who is the producer ? I will lean more on what Corey has commented about this being a Post war Producer "Snyder" Regards Larry
It is not the size of a Collection in History that matters......Its the size of your Passion for it!! - Larry C
One never knows what tree roots push to the surface of what laid buried before the tree was planted - Larry C
“The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” - Winston Churchill
This one is up for sale by the Dutch "Snyder"
This guy named Henk has at least the same provider as snyder, mostly he's famous for his originals that are mutelated with post war etchings.
Well gents this dagger "Stinks" like Mac stated so nicely:
Shape of the blade and guard do not match originals, bufferpad does not fit the hilt, which is almost mint while the blade is terrible.
This knife has so many red flags that im surprised he can even sell this stuff.
So gents be careful for stuff that on sale by Henk Stok
I'm with you guys ,for sure bad one.
Even the grip is no good.