Scabbard, Dagger, Dress, Luftwaffe

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

The donor collected this dagger in Germany during the immediate post-war period. He served the U.S. Third Army G-2 Intelligence branch from late June 1944 until the late summer of 1945.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Donated by Eric M. Lipman

Materials

  • Steel
  • Silver Alloy
  • Solder
  • Leather
  • Adhesive

Dimensions

  • 3-D (Overall): 34.1 × 1.9 × 21cm (13 7/16 × 3/4 × 8 1/4 in.)
  • 3-D (Scabbard): 34.1 × 4.1 × 1.9cm (13 7/16 × 1 5/8 × 3/4 in.)

Country of Origin

Germany

Physical Description

Scabbard for the Luftwaffe Officer's dress dagger; steel sheath with black leather cover; white metal chain hanger with clip

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Weapon

Inventory Number

A19751369001