This is a perfect full set handmade new model Fire Forces officers dagger from 2003 made with high quality materials and detailed ornamentations. It was awarded either to higher rank officers for special merits or as a gift by the Military Ministry to prominent state people.The dagger is part of a 9 model series from 2003. Supposedly, the daggers produced are no more than 15-20 and most of them were ordered as an award or a gift to few Bulgarian generals and VIP guests of the government. This dagger is bigger than the rest of the series! The daggers full length is 43cm / 16,9 inches.
The length of the knife only is 36,5cm / 14,4 inches. The blade is 23cm / 9 inches. For the construction of the blade is used high-quality French, stainless steel, of the "T-50 MO" type. On both sides of the blade can be noticed specific Old Bulgarian ornamentation. There is an inscription in the middle of one of them which reads: Duty and Honor.This motto was borrowed from the Patriotic Youths Organization called Brannik that existed prior to 1945 in the Kingdom of Bulgaria. On the other side is placed the motto of the Bulgarian fire forces: "Po silni ot ogynia" (Stronger than the fire). A sign of the only authorized master of M2003 daggers, Kiril Kolikov a shield with KK letters, is discreetly engraved on blades bottom. The master accented on the exquisite cross guard and handle, copying the royal model of Fire forces dagger. The blade is mounted by a beautiful Fire Forces pickaxe decorated with a mythical flying dragon throwing up five fire flames. All this made of solid brass/ yellow color material which is nicely polished. The hilt is made of polycarbonate, a quality material again, in yellow color, symbolizing the fire.
Hilt is additionally decorated by a gold-like lace. It ends by a symbolical crown, resembling fire flames. The scabbard is nickel plated, ending with a bronze top, on the other end a brass element.
The scabbard is holding stylish hanger hooks. Kolikov engraved the hangers copying the original Royal Fire Forces logo from the 1930s.
It depicts the fireman equipment from that time a fire forces helmet, crossed axe with hook, a rope and fire ladder. The carrier of the dagger lies on red color basis, a soft wool material and completes with a hook and buckles illustrating lions heads. Items sent in 72h from Europe Bulgaria. Pls wait for adjusted invoice.
The item "Perfect Bulgarian Fire Forces Officer Parade Dagger Set 2003, dirk, blade, knife" is in sale since Monday, October 15, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Daggers".
The seller is "world_collect" and is located in Sofia, Sofia. This item can be shipped worldwide.