Scabbard repaint maybe?
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The grip really looks like new...
More closeups are required of...well...everything.
Issues I see. It is a 1939 contract, so the dagger has zink crossguards, fair enough, but the scabbard has earlier nickle fittings. Maybe a parts dagger.
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I agree... I think it is a parts dagger completely. If some more close up photos are available it would be easier to make a confirmed call on that.
Any bench marks on the cross guards?