Carl Eickhorn, Solingen, etched squirrel holding sword TM. Uncleaned silver hilt fittings show age patina with portions of factory lacquer/darkening remaining on oak leaf embellished pommel. White Celluloid over wood grip shows minor age spotting but no cracks or chips. Polished blade grades EX++ showing minor surface wear on both obverse and reverse but no lifting, speckling, or nicks to cutting edges and is complete with dark brown buffer pad. The uncleaned, silver plated Eickhorn scabbard, with the thicker throat and reverse center mounted flathead screws, shows dark age patina with no depressions or other damage. The original hangers grade EX++ showing minor wear with no damage to metal fittings nor wear or staining to the reverse velvet backings. Nice original combination recently obtained in Germany.