The steel crossguard is of elliptical shape and there is a possible government inspection mark to. The top of the crossguard. The blade is plain and double-edged and has what looks like the letters "AW or MA"? The blade has been theatre sharpened and is very clean with slight pitting at the. This is a solid fighting knife in very good condition for a 100+ year old piece that has been through trench warfare.The item "Antique WW1 Trench Dagger Austro-Hungary, Vintage Fighting Knife" is in sale since Tuesday, October 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Other WWI Original Items". The seller is "maoritoa" and is located in Auckland City. This item can be shipped worldwide.