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#356038 10/03/2022 09:53 PM
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I have always been almost as interested in SS dagger hangers as the daggers themselves.

As most SS collectors know, the daggers were issued with a short strap hanger. It was satisfactory if you were standing still, but if you were walking or marching you had to hold it. This led to a variety of improvised hangers and eventually to the standardized vertical hangers. I have some of each, but it is those improvised hangers which are most interesting. One of these days I will do a topic on SS hangers, but in the meantime I'd like to see any SS hangers you have so I can include them, with credit to you, in my topic.

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Awesome Dave, can't wait!

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A friends collection, it was once much more extensive.

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Thanks, Gary,

It looks like "Diplomat" 's collection. Can some be photographed separately ?

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Unfortunately I cannot provide any seperate pictures, its a private collector.

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Super nice collection. I have the one second to the left. It came with my M36. You rarely see any of them for sale at all anymore.

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The collector allowed me to take a few more pictures.

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Thanks much Gary, and thank the collector for me as well.

Any one else ? I'd like to get more samples to make a good topic here.

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Here is a rare vertical hanger that also has a dual use at a 45 degree carry angle

Also seen in Tom Wittmanns SS Reference page 632 and 633

Dave has personally seen this hanger in hand at a past Max Show

Regards Larry

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Thanks Larry,

The very interesting thing about this hanger is that it is a handmade copy of a similar one commercially made for he SS and the SA and stamped DRGM

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Hi all.

Here is my

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Thanks a lot Piper and welcome to GDC.

It is unusual to see marked SS belt loops and even more unusual to see a belt loop and vertical hanger by the same manufacturer and same year.

Got any other SS goodies to show us ? grin

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Hi Dave.

Thanks for the comment.

SS hanger only this one. Have SA Feldhernhalle hanger and different daggers but not for this chapter probably.

Best regards. Andrew

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Adding in a few early SS verticals I recently picked up in the past few months. Very similar buckles and clips. One of the clips is DRGM marked.

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suspension mounting scheme from the book by K. Siegert (last photo)

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Thanks, Kris and Ollar,

I may contact you for more photos.

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Always in touch!

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Found this one recently. Super excited about it.

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Thanks Kris,

I call those "dog leash clip" verticals. Great catch.

Could you send or post higher rez closeups of the buckle and where the clip joins the hanger ?

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thanks,
Dave


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