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DOES ANY OF YOU OUT THERE KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THIS DAGGER, AND THE CREST THAT IS ON THE CLAM SHELL. IT IS TOTALLY UNMARKED.

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Nice cutlass.
The crest is for a Garde unit, an elite group within the Imperial German Army. The cutlass is a relatively common subordinate forestry cutlass. Together, if all original, a very nice variation.


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I think Roger has it spot on, these Hirschf´┐Żngers are quite rare, I have seen the garde star affixed on both the clamshell and grip.

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There were two Guard Jager units in WWI. They carried a number of different types of Hirschfangers-most are not issue but private purchase pieces.


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thanks for the info.
any ida of the value?


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