Deluxe Senior Forestry Hirschfänger .Carl Eickhorn, stamped squirrel holding sword TM. An illustration of this pattern Hirschfänger appears in the Eickhorn Kundendienst as Nr. 1059. Gilded brass hilt fittings show light surface wear to highlights with 98% of the gilding remaining in the recesses of the oak leaf embellished knuckle-bow and crossguard with stag hoof quillon, and clamshell which features a raised charging stag. Obverse ferrule features a raised Eickhorn squirrel while the reverse features a running doe. The ivory grips show only minor wear/age toning with no cracks or chips. All six gold washed acorns with oak leaves are present with light wear to all. Polished, double-etched blade Ex+ showing light surface wear/runner marks and spotting but no nicks to cutting edge, and is complete with green felt blade buffer pad. Etch pattern features scenes of Auerhahns, stag and doe, hounds, boar and hunter as shown in the Kundendienst. Blade spine is also etched with oak leaf motif. Black leather scabbard shows light wear/age and folds but no rips, tears, or damage to the reverse stitching. Gold washed scabbard fittings show nearly 90% of gilding with one small depression to lower scabbard fitting. Fittings are stapled to the scabbard and marked with a double digit number. Ex+ (27214) $1,850.