Early Luftwaffe Sword w/Unit Markings (#26665)

Early Luftwaffe Sword w/Unit Markings (#26665)

maker: Paul Weyersberg, sword and wreath within double-oval TM. condition:EX+/ EX++ item number: 26665 price: $1,935.00

$1,935.00

Early Luftwaffe Sword w/Unit Markings. Paul Weyersberg, sword and wreath within double-oval TM. Silver-plated hilt fittings show light surface wear with no loss of plating to background of the pommel and crossguard swastikas and no damage to the well detailed crossguard feathering. Blue leather grip shows minor wear and a few nips to leather but, no major rips or tears and is complete with double-twisted wire-wrap. Plated blade measuring 26 ¼” in length grades EX+/EX++ showing surface wear/runner marks where runners have rested against the lower flats of the blade but, no lifting/pitting, nicks to cutting edges or damage to the blade tip. Reverse blade is stamped with a Waffen-Amt stylized eagle and the number “5” below the trademark, and is complete with blue leather blade buffer pad. Dent-free, blue leather covered scabbard shell matches the color of the grip and shows some minor age to leather, but no rips or tears nor loss of color. Dent-free, silver-plated, upper and lower scabbard fittings show light wear/age patina matching the hilt fittings but, no depressions, and are complete with all four, undamaged retaining screws. The lower left edge of the upper fitting is unit marked in engraved letters, “I./K.G.254 Stkp ” (1st Group/Bomber Wing 254 Headquarters Company/Flight) The integral, blue leather hanger grading EX shows wear to leather and some loose/missing stitching but, no rips, tears. or damage to the stitching. Nice, early unit marked Luftwaffe sword. EX+/EX++ (26665) $1,935.00