TeNo Hauer M1938

TitleHauer für die Technische Nothilfe
Sketch datedUnknown
SignaturePttern 4.1
OrganizationTechnische Nothilfe, TeNo
Year of adoption1938
Publications«Eickhorn Kundendienst»
SourcesLTC (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.