The hilt is of brass. The gilt is worn on the normal handhold places. The sword features a motif of oak leaves and accorns which run from the pommel down the back strap and are continued on the flat knuckle bow surfaces, the ferrule has an oak leaf sprig motif, the cross guard features a langet with Wehrmacht style eagle, the grip is black celluloid over wood base, with filigree wire, blade length 90 cm, steel scabbard, black painted. Very good condition. Germany manufacture: Alcoso Solingen (stamped on blade) and marking mark. Rare! I- R!
Army Officer's Swords with scabbard, WW II