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Title Garde Fusilier officer's sword
Nationality German
Period c 1905-14
Price £400.00
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This Prussian sword's simple design was introduced in the mid-19th century, originally with a slightly curved, pipe-backed blade in a leather and brass mounted scabbard for all Fusilier regiments and battalions of the Prussian army. The guard star marks it as being Garde Fusilier and the black painted scabbard dates it as being post-1905.

It could conceivably be a WW1 production and the blade is marked for WKC of Solingen.

The scabbard has virtually all its original black paint with a few scars scattered throughout. It has a fishskin grip, complete with all its original silver wire, and the enamel on the guard star appears to be intact. Similar hilts can be seen in the WKC catalogue of the era, described as a Fusilier sword.

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

testimonials

My Arisaka arrived at 9.00am. Very prompt delivery and excellent packaging! The blade is superb.. and just what I was after, its in very fine condition and just as you described.. I've referenced it in my copy of Raymond La Bar's book "Bayonets of Japan".

Many thanks, Chris, once again its been a pleasure doing business!

S A, UK, 14.08.2012

i received the baio - great item - thanks

D P, France, 29.11.2010

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