sorry i disagree with your opinion, ive blown it up till it was about 10x10"inch.
Then its easy to see it is a cast or die fault, the deepest points ( the floor so to say at 2.00 clock) is exactly at the same level where the leg is missing a piece.
The left leg of the swastika ( 8.00 o clock) has way to much material, typically bad cast, no damage can add material this way.
can you imagine that you would wear this as a german officer? you would be laughed at IMO.
Would you even accept a dagger like this?
I have np with it being an original WW2 cast, but i guess someone took it of a trash can, and assembled it postwar.
So Gentlemen..can we agree that this dagger is parted..but Authentic? Regardless if it was done period or postwar?
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