Third Reich Mining Service (Bergbau) Sword (#27205)

Third Reich Mining Service (Bergbau) Sword (#27205)

Maker: Carl Eickhorn with Squirrel early double oval TM; Condition: EX+/EX++

$895.00

Carl Eickhorn with Squirrel early double oval TM . Plain, brass hilt fittings show light surface wear, with portions of the gilding remaining on pommel/backstrap, knuckle-bow and crossguard. A Miner’s hammer and mallet insignia of the Mining Service (Bergbau) is pinned to the obverse langet. Black celluloid grip shows light surface wear with no cracks or chips and is complete with triple-twisted brass wire wrap with three loose strands. Etched blade shows generic floral design with military motif of crossed swords and cannon barrels. Plain, plated blade EX++, showing light surface wear/runner marks, but no lifting, pitting or nicks to cutting edge, and is complete with brown felt/suede blade buffer pad. Black leather scabbard shows surface wear/scuffs but, no rips or tears and no damage to the reverse stitching. Upper scabbard fitting has one depression and lower brass fittings show traces of gilding. EX+/EX++.