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#322203 - 10/12/16 05:39 AM Personalized dagger worn by Ernst Rohm
luca Online


Registered: 05/22/12
Posts: 242
Loc: italy
Hi all..on a period newspaper i saw Erns Rohm wearing a personalized dagger with both Sa and SS runes, someone has any new about this dagger?? many thanks


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#322205 - 10/12/16 05:55 AM Re: Personalized dagger worn by Ernst Rohm [Re: luca]
Mike (aka Byzanti) Online


Registered: 08/09/14
Posts: 2094
Loc: US of A
And the vertical lines on the scabbard wow that's something! Only for der stabschef!

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#322206 - 10/12/16 05:57 AM Re: Personalized dagger worn by Ernst Rohm [Re: Mike (aka Byzanti)]
luca Online


Registered: 05/22/12
Posts: 242
Loc: italy
yeah...really unique...a pity that we cannot see the blade smile

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#323990 - 12/02/16 01:00 PM Re: Personalized dagger worn by Ernst Rohm [Re: luca]
Krikke Offline


Registered: 02/20/12
Posts: 144
Loc: Belgium/Antwerp
I really hope this dagger will surface one day. But he was probably destroyed after the Röhm purge...
No one that knows more...?

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#323992 - 12/02/16 01:54 PM Re: Personalized dagger worn by Ernst Rohm [Re: Krikke]
Dave Offline


Registered: 09/09/00
Posts: 13156
Loc: Southeast
No one knows anything beyond a few sets of photos. The scabbard appears longer than any SA/SS dagger and the hanger is unique. I'd bet the blade was Damascus steel.

Probably used as a yard knife by some vet from Jersey City or Toledo or Allentown.

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#323993 - 12/02/16 02:59 PM Re: Personalized dagger worn by Ernst Rohm [Re: Dave]
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Registered: 10/03/16
Posts: 369
Loc: Nampa,ID USA
Yea it would be nice to see the blade, could have an SA on One side and a SS on the other smile
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#324272 - 12/07/16 05:28 PM Re: Personalized dagger worn by Ernst Rohm [Re: Redsled]
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Registered: 08/07/00
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Loc: Quincy, Illinois USA
As I reading somewhere, it was said that Goering removed it when he was arrested and took it with him.
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#324649 - 12/14/16 10:17 PM Re: Personalized dagger worn by Ernst Rohm [Re: Ronald Weinand]
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Registered: 03/05/14
Posts: 679
Loc: Alberta, Canada
Good luck finding that dagger!
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#326306 - 02/02/17 04:25 PM Re: Personalized dagger worn by Ernst Rohm [Re: Panzerfaust]
Krikke Offline


Registered: 02/20/12
Posts: 144
Loc: Belgium/Antwerp
That would be a very very nice dagger to add to the collection...!

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#326309 - 02/02/17 05:52 PM Re: Personalized dagger worn by Ernst Rohm [Re: Krikke]
Dave Offline


Registered: 09/09/00
Posts: 13156
Loc: Southeast
Yes - that would be about as big a find as any dagger I can think of. I'd bet the motto was "Deutschland Uber Alles" if it was not the normal SA motto.

Another that would be nice to find is that one Mussolini gave to AH but it was not unique enough (?) to offer 100% proof its the right one.

Any super-duper ones you are looking for?

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#326677 - 02/19/17 06:06 PM Re: Personalized dagger worn by Ernst Rohm [Re: Dave]
Militarynut Online


Registered: 04/25/02
Posts: 743
Loc: PA/FLA
hi dave
mussolini presented to Adolf Hitler in 1938 an ivory handled italian dagger i believe number 1 or 2 same as mussolini was wearing when presenting this italian ivory handled dagger believe this or not i had a crack at one of these daggers probly forty years ago it surfaced in new york i held it in my hands i offereed a great amount of merchandise and money but it wasnt enoughto close the deal . i know the second person who owned this magnificent super rare mussolini dagger back then is when rare personized military items showed up for sale not any more hope you find this information intresting thanks for the memories andy militarynut

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