Offered is a WW1 Imperial Artillery Officers Sword with original scabbard & sword knot, manufactured by Weyersberg & Kirschbaum, most likely worn between WW1 and WW2. Features a gilded brass guard, with "jewelled" eyed lions head pommel. Floral oak leaf design "D" hand guard, lion head quillion & langet with crossed cannon artillery motif.Gilt triple wire twist handle with black composite binding in very fine condition. The 75cm long spear point blade is single fullered and brightly plated with only slight darkening to back edge. Maker marked for Weyersberg, Kirschbaum & Cie of Solingen/Germany with both the kings head & knights-head company logo under the langet. The black painted rolled steel scabbard is in undented condition, with single lose ring mount.
Completed with grey green leather & silver thread sword knot. Overall length 88cm, 92.5cm in scabbard. A magnificent display sword worn by Prussian Officers of the German Empire on Social or Formal Occasions 1890s through the Great War Period. We list militaria and coins weekly. We provide quality mounted medals, badges and historical research.
We can mount your miniature or full size medals, ribbon bars or supply replacement ribbons or badges. We can also conduct military research on your behalf and value cherished objects with a current market or insured value. 2/135 Russell St, Morley, WA. We run two specialist military auctions per year.Items are accurately described & photographed. Additional costs for this standard service will be added for this service based on publicly available Australia Post rates. Please note, these items are located and will be posted from Australia. We appreciate fair feedback from you once you receive the item. We aim to give you, the customer our best customer service. The item "WW1 WW2 IMPERIAL GERMAN OFFICERS LION HEAD 1889 SWORD GERMAN EMPIRE WKC SOLINGEN" is in sale since Thursday, June 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\1914 - 1918 (WWI)". The seller is "jb_military_antiques_14" and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA.
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