Offered is this nice, later issue Hitler Youth knife. A “no motto”, RZM type, marked M17/112 for the Karl Wustoff firm. The knife is is good condition, a die cast handle and cross guard with about 50% loss to the paint or plating. The diamond enamel is mostly intact, with some very minor chipping. The top grip has the typical cracks at the white corners of the diamond where it is most narrow, but the grip remains tight. The blade has been sharpened and has had some cleaning as well. The leather washer is intact. The scabbard is in good condition, with a nice and uncommon blued steel body. The leather is in good condition as well. The snap on the cross strap functions, but is missing the decorative trim cap from the topside.
HJ Fahrtenmesser, RZM M17/112
SKU: 11228 Category: Edged Weapons & Regalia