Imperial Court Degen (Gala) w/ Etched Blade and Portepee (#28459)

Imperial Court Degen (Gala) w/ Etched Blade and Portepee (#28459)

No maker; Condition:EX++

$2,450.00

No maker. Heavily chiseled, gilded hilt fittings show light wear to the pommel, floral embellished spine, and ornate knuckle-bow. The crossguard “D” pattern clamshell features a highly detailed Prussian eagle with oustretched wings below a Prussian Imperial Crown. Genuine mother-of-pearl grip plates are perfect with no cracks or chips. Delicate, straight, double-edged blade grades EX+ with light surface runner marks on the obverse/reverse and minor surface rust to ricasso area but, no lifting or nicks to cutting edges. Both obverse and reverse blade feature a floral and military motif with crossed cannon barrels, helmets and military flags. Delicate, white painted steel scabbard shows minor surface wear, minor grazing and chips to paint but, no depressions or dents. Dent-free, gilded upper and lower scabbard fittings show only minor wear with upper scabbard having the stamped number “39” . The obverse upper fitting is complete with a suspension lug with floral motif. Sword is complete with white leather frog and grades near MINT and a gold bullion portepee which grades near MINT. EX++ (28459)