C. GUSTAV SPITZER, SOLINGEN with prancing lion within circle TM. Nickel hilt fittings show light surface wear with faint speckling predominantly to pommel. Black wooden grip shows a few very minor depressions to obverse and one repaired chip to lower reverse portion along crossguard. Properly pinned to the obverse grip is the swastika sunburst showing minor surface wear to enamel and sunburst. Blade grades EX showing light surface wear/runner marks along with faint speckling throughout and a spot of crazing to reverse toward the tip of the blade. Dent-free steel scabbard retains approximately 85% of the black enamel with no major loss to factory finish. Nickel lower fitting shows light surface wear/age matching the hilt fittings, but no damage to the two flush-mounted retaining screws. Scabbard comes complete with integral leather hanger marked “A” for Assmann and DRGM.