ORIGINAL EICKHORN, SOLINGEN squirrel holding sword TM. Hilt fittings show age darkening and wear to pommel and crossguard. Medium orange grip shows light surface wear with a light scratch to obverse, but no cracks or chips. Blade grades EX++ showing light surface wear and faint speckling, but no nicks to the cutting edges. Silver-plated scabbard shows light surface wear/dark age patina and one minor depression to lower half. A great first dagger purchase for the budding collector!