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Title Prussian cavalry officer's sword, model 1889
Nationality German
Period c 1914
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The blade is engraved with 'Mit Gott fur Kaiser und Reich', an oval portrait of Kaiser Bill and martial trophies. Interestingly enough, the engraving includes an Imperial eagle and crown, indicating perhaps colonial Schutztruppe.

A scruffy example with the scabbard possibly patched with plastic padding in parts and now covered in extensive matt black paint. The blade shows minor patination from wear, but all the engraving is still clear. The hilt is in solid white metal with some internal bruising at the base of the guard.

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[Edged Weapons : Swords : German : 20th Century]


The pommel arrived safely today... It's a nice little object and really quite tactile... As usual, it was a pleasure to do business with you and I look forward to finding something else in your stock to tempt me.

J M, UK, 09.05.2009

I received the bayonet today. Very nice example. I will keep an eye on your site for possible future purchases.

D E, USA, 23.11.2005