TeNo Hauer M1938
|Title||Hauer für die Technische Nothilfe|
|Organization||Technische Nothilfe, TeNo|
|Year of adoption||1938|
|Sources||LTC (RET.) Thomas M.Johnson «Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich»|
The Technical Emergency Corps Non-commissioned Officer`s Hewer, model 1938 was authorized for wear by junior members of the Technical Emergency Corps and was produced only by one manufacturer of Solingen – firm Carl Eickhorn. The corps was formed to assist population in emergencies. All metal parts of the scabbard and the grip are nickel-plated. The grip consisted of two plates of white plastic riveted to the blade. The pommel is stylized in the form of a bird`s beak and decorated in the center with the cogwheel. The crossguard was adorned with the national eagle with the swastika. The hanger was a leather loop that could be attached or clipped to the top of the scabbard fitting. The knot was made in several patterns depending on the type of duty: a silver knot was common for all members while inserts differed in color: reserved personnel had the top and the bottom of purple and orange colors accordingly. Members who took care of bomb attacks aftermath had a red stem, while technical service members had a blue stem.