“Wrangel” Model 1693 Field Marshal Series Dove Head Sword (#24901)

"Wrangel" Model 1693 Field Marshal Series Dove Head Sword (#24901)

maker: Carl Eickhorn, stamped squirrel holding sword TM condition: Exc++ item number: 24901 price: $895.00

$895.00

“Wrangel” Model 1693 Field Marshal Series Dove Head Sword. Carl Eickhorn, stamped squirrel holding sword TM. Gilded aluminum hilt fittings grade Near MINT showing only minor shadowing to the protective, factory lacquer, but with 100% of the factory gilding remaining on the highlights and to the matte, honey gold finish in the recesses of the heavily chiseled oak leaf pommel, backstrap, ferrule, knuckle-bow, and crossguard with open winged eagle (same as used on the “Blucher” Model 1710 Sword). Underside of crossguard quillon is stamped, “Ges. Gesch”. Black celluloid grip is perfect with no cracks or chips and complete with triple twisted silver wire wrap. Plain plated blade measuring 29 3/8″ in length grades Exc++/Near MINT showing faint surface wear/runner marks with two tiny nicks to lower cutting edge, but no lifting or pitting, and is complete with tan leather blade buffer pad. Dent-free steel scabbard retains approximately 95% of the original black enamel showing light surface wear/surface crazing, but no major loss of enamel. Nice Wrangel sword and the first example JRB&M has offered in several years. Exc++/Near MINT (24901) $895.00