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Nation's Attic 2024 Diving Into History

East German MEDI Cold War Era Dive Knife

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Start price: $150

Estimated price: $300 - $600

Buyer's premium: 20%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

This is rarely seen divers knife from the Cold War era East Germany. Made by MEDI (Medizin Institut Leipzig East German), this knife is stamped with the company name on both the brass sheath and brass base of the knife. The end of the brass handle is also stamped NVA 187. The stainless steel blade with one sharp edge is in very good condition. The blade measures 8” long. The overall length of the knife in the sheath is 13.25. The overall weight is over 5 pounds. Please refer to the detailed photos for overall condition.

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All items will be shipped with a signature required upon delivery and full insurance either via FedEx or the USPS Priority Mail. Worldwide shipping is available; however, no ocean freight will be offered on large items. DHL Express is an option for international shipments under 600 pounds via air. Payment via bank wire for customers outside the USA is required. A shipping quote prior to the auction can be provided by emailing your postal code.