Damascus Imperial Mining Service (Bergbau) Sword w/Portepee (#28075)

Damascus Imperial Mining Service (Bergbau) Sword w/Portepee (#28075)

Maker: CLEMEN & JUNG SOLINGEN gilded TM; Condition: EX++

$3,795.00

CLEMEN & JUNG SOLINGEN gilded TM etched to spine of blade.  Plain, brass hilt fittings show light surface wear to pommel/backstrap, knuckle-bow and crossguard.  A Miner’s hammer and mallet insignia of the Mining Service (Bergbau) with Prussian Crown is pinned to the obverse langet. Black, sharkskin grip shows light surface wear and fading and is complete with triple-twisted brass wire wrap. Beautiful “Maiden – Hair Damascus blade grades near MINT and features gilded etched floral design to upper portion with obverse design consisting of Prussian crown and eagle. Reverse features patriotic motto: U. REICH, F. KAISER, U. GOTT (with God for Kaiser and Kingdom) in three banner motif. Black leather scabbard shows surface wear/scuffs but, no rips or tears and no damage to the reverse stitching. Sword is complete with correct Bergbau portepee showing light wear and dark toning to gold bullion but, no damage or fraying. EX++.