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Title Prussian officer's sword knot
Nationality German
Period 1896-1918
Price £60.00
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This is the standard Prussian officer's sword knot, worn by all arms from 1896 to 1918. The black leather strap has three strands of silver bullion running through it. The large size suggests pre-war manufacture, as war-time examples are usually considerably smaller, often having only two strands of bullion on the strap.

The leather has lost some 30% of its nap and there is a small patch of verdigris on one side of the barrel and some verdigris scattered throughout the strap.

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


I received the items today and I am very pleased with them. Thank you.

E W, The Netherlands, 13.03.2010

...acquiring this bayonet has completely changed my way of thinking on collecting bayonets. I have become extremely fond of the bayonet... Thanking you once again for the very professional way in which you handled the money [going to the wrong account] problem.

P J, South Africa, 04.02.2006