Carl Eickhorn, small double oval w/serrated tail squirrel TM. Early nickel-silver hilt fittings show light surface wear/dark age patina to pommel and crossguard with non-gilted swastika inserts. Dark blue leather grip shows light surface wear with a few minor surface scuffs, but no rips or tears and is complete with triple twisted wire wrap. Plated blade measuring 12 5/16” in length grades EX+ showing surface wear/runner marks with few specks of gray shadowing, but no nicks to cutting edges and is complete with blue leather blade buffer pad. Blue leather covered scabbard without metal base shows surface wear/minor swelling to leather with one crease adjacent to upper edge of lower fitting, but no rips or tears. Dent-free, nickel-silver upper, center, and lower scabbard fittings show light surface wear/dark age patina and are complete with undamaged retaining staples. Nickel-silver chain hanger featuring 9 upper and 14 lower rings shows light age/wear and is complete with early unmarked nickel-silver clip. Nice early transitional example recently obtained from an advanced Florida collection. EX+.