Third Reich Army Dove Head Sword (#29945)

Third Reich Army Dove Head Sword (#29945)

Maker: Robert Klaas + Solingen +, surrounding two storks with a small cross on either side TM; Condition: EX/EX+; Consignment

$585.00

Robert Klaas + Solingen +, surrounding two storks with a small cross on either side TM. An illustration of this pattern sword appears in the ROBERT KLAAS BLANK WAFFEN Sales Catalog  as “OFFIZIER SÄBEL NR. 232” and is also pictured on page 100 of Swords of Germany 1900/1945 by John R. Angolia. Polished brass hilt fittings show light surface wear with superb detail to the incised, hand enhanced oak leaf motif on pommel/backstrap, ferrule and knuckle-bow with inciseded, closed wing, Wehrmacht eagle on the obverse langet.  Black celluloid-over-wood grip shows only faint surface wear with no cracks or chips and is complete with tight silver colored twisted wire wrap.  Plain, plated blade measuring 31 ¼” in length grades EX++ showing light surface wear/runner marks but, no graying or pitting and no nicks to cutting edge.  Blade is complete with brown leather buffer pad.  Dent-free steel scabbard retains approximately 90% of the original black enamel showing uniform crazing to the obverse/reverse shell and oxidation to the drag. EX/EX+. Consignment