Third Reich Army Artillery NCO/EM Sword w/Personalized Double-Etched Blade WITHOUT Scabbard (#25198)

Third Reich Army Artillery NCO/EM Sword w/Personalized Double-Etched Blade WITHOUT Scabbard (#25198)

Maker: WKC, knight's helmet TM; condition: EX++

$1,295.00

WKC, knights helmet TM. An illustration of this pattern sword appears in the WKC sales catalog as, “Nr.73, Mannschafts-Extra-Säbel”. Plain, unadorned nickel-plated hilt fittings show light surface wear with no speckling or lifting to the pommel, knuckle-bow or langets. Black bakelite grip is perfect with no cracks or chips and is complete with tight triple wire wrap. Plated double-etched blade measuring 33″ in length grades EX++ showing light surface wear/runner marks with several faint nicks to cutting edge, but no lifting or peeling to plating, and is complete with original brown leather blade buffer pad. Obverse blade features a 13″ long gray frosted panel with floral motif, Stahlhelm with crossed swords, military equipment, oak/laurel leaves flanking a central panel with motif of a mounted artillery section with riders, cannoneers and artillery caisson. Reverse blade features a 13″ long gray frosted panel with raised oak leaf motif, horse head and mounted rider a central panel personalized with the name “Heinrich Schwarz” in raised Gothic letters. Blade retains 100% of the frosted background finish on the blade panels as well as the laurel leaf motif on the blade spine running the length of the etched panels. Nice double-etched Third Reich Army NCO/EM sword with RARE personalized double-etched blade WITHOUT scabbard. EX++ (25198) $1,295.00