The pommel is in the shape of a long snouted lion. The lion features have all been hand done, with fine teeth, whiskers, and hair. The mane of the lion runs completely down the backstrap, with very fine detailing. The basket hilt of the sword is the folding type. The outside portion of the guard has the usual Naval motif.At the bottom of the basket is a oval decorated with a detailed fouled anchor topped with an Imperial crown. The brass ferrules is decorated with floral designs. The grip is a deluxe and has toned to a fine golden color.
There is cracking starting and the skein of three twisted brass wires are missing. The sword is retained in the scabbard by a hinged locking flap. This flap has the original owners name neatly engraved on it.
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There is cracking starting and the skein of three twisted brass wires are missing The sword is retained in the scabbard by a hinged locking flap. The item "WWI IMPERIAL GERMAN NAVY OFFICERS SWORD WITH SCABBARD ANTIQUE GERMAN SWORD" is in sale since Tuesday, December 17, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Germany\Edged Weapons". The seller is "twincitygoldmaine" and is located in Biddeford, Maine. This item can be shipped to United States.