Short Dress Bayonet with Rare Single Etched Blade (#27683)

Short Dress Bayonet with Rare Single Etched Blade (#27683)

Maker: ORIGINAL EICKHORN, SOLINGEN and squirrel holding sword stamped TM.; Condition: EX

$850.00

CARL EICKHORN, SOLINGEN stamped squirrel holding sword TM. Nickel-plated hilt fittings show light age but, no loss to plating and is complete with green felt plug. Black bakelite grip plates are perfect with no cracks or chips. Plated blade measuring 20cm in length and grades EX showing plating loss to lower portion of blade and is complete with black leather blade buffer pad. Obverse blade features central ribbon band with”Zur Erinnerung am meine Dienstzeit” motto surrounded by oak leaves with rare Luftwaffe eagle and biplane motif. Dent-free steel scabbard retains approximately 95% of the original black enamel showing light surface wear/crazing and is complete with brown unmarked frog. EX¬†