Italian Fascist Dagger

Italian Fascist Dagger

 Model 1939 MVSN Daggers is have aluminum hilt construction c

The pommels display a highly stylized eagle head pommel,

The guards features an upward pointing left quillon.

The grip plates are inlays of black Bakelite. The reverse plate is plain, with the exception of a brass retention screw. The obverse is inset with flush mounted  fasces insignia; a cylinder bundle of rods with an axe head projecting out from the right.

The black scabbards have two plain brass bands equipped with eyelets and brass carrying rings. The lower chapes taper to a ball at the bottom.

 leather hanging straps or chains frequently accompany these daggers.