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Cutlass of command structure of the German red cross of 1938

4 650 $
1938-1944 years
The original.
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4 650 $
Dating:1938-1944 years
The original.
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Blade steel, straight, duesbery, rhombic cross-section, without grooves, gradually tapering to the tip, Nickel-plated, with massive rectangular fifth. The handle is plastic, oval, barrel-shaped, orange in color, with transverse grooves. Head of a handle of oval section, conical, rounded. The head is attached to the shank of the blade with rivet nuts with two slots. The cross is cast, in the form of two different sizes stacked rectangles with rounded endings. The cross is decorated with longitudinal grooves. On the d-pad both sides with oval medallions. On the front medallion features a stylized image of the logo of the German red cross. The medallion on the reverse side is smooth. Under the cross-piece has an oval strip of thick leather. The scabbard is steel, Nickel plated, with dot background. The device consists of a thin mouth, two embossed smooth smooth nuts and a small tip. Nuts has two square rings with square holes for webbing waist belt.


Item is in good collectible condition. Traces of corrosion on the blade. Scuffs on the handle.


German Red Cross DRK (Deutsches Rotes Kreuz) was organized under the auspices of the Ministry of internal Affairs and represented the organization on a voluntary basis, supported by the state, the purpose of which was to provide assistance to the civilian population. Ordinary members of the organization, and they were both men and women, worked on a Pro Bono basis. The boss was on salary and wore special uniforms. The organization's logo contained the widespread image of the red cross, which, in turn, was placed in the clutches of a stylized eagle with swastika.

In February 1938 for Junior staff of the German red cross in rank from Heifer to Haupthelfer was established by a cleaver. In accordance with the international agreement, the red cross workers did not have the right to carry assault weapons. Therefore, the tip of the cleaver was performed to chopped a rectangular shape. Metal scabbard painted black. The total length of the cutlass was 40 cm Suspension were made of leather black (sometimes brown) color and was similar to the suspension used for bayonets. A lanyard is not provided.

The major companies manufacturing hatchets of the red cross, was the enterprise of Robert Klaas (Robert Klaas) and Lunessa (P. D. Luneschloss). Manufacture of hatchets has been stopped in 1940.

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