Carl Eickhorn, Solingen and squirrel double oval TM. Silver-plated hilt fittings show very light surface wear with a beautiful light “nicotine” brown patina and no damage to black enamel swastikas on the quillon block. Tip of right crossguard is caster stamped “K”. Blue leather-covered grip shows surface wear and has one small scuff to reverse of grip. Plated blade grades EX+ with runner marks and spotting/speckling, but no damage to blade. Blade is complete with original blue leather buffer pad. Blue leather covered scabbard shows wear and tear along seam of scabbard and a spot of missing leather. Silver-plated upper and lower scabbard fittings show no wear and are beautifully patinated. Scabbard throat is stamped with the DLV winged propeller. The integral dark blue leather hanger grades EX and shows wear only with age patina to the nickel-silver retaining planchet and unmarked upper clip.