Presentation Third Reich Army Officer Dove Head Sword (18626)


Maker: Paul Weyersberg (sword inside double oval) TM; Condition: EX+/EX++

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Paul Weyersberg (sword inside double oval) TM. A photograph of this pattern sword appears on p. 130, upper, of Swords of Germany 1900-1945 by John Angolia as an unattributed Weyersberg model. Gilted brass hilt retains much factory gilting to pommel, knuckle-bow, and obverse langet, which all feature engraved oak leaves. Reverse langet is jeweler-engraved with the owner’s initials in shaded stylized letters, “E.L.” Black celluloid grip is perfect with no cracks or chips and with tight triple wrap wire present. Plated, double-edged blade measuring 31¼” in length grades excellent+ showing only light surface wear/runner marks. Obverse blade features a floral etched pattern with center panel engraved with a presentation in gilted German script. Presentation description is difficult to read, but appears to be “Zimmermann S./L. Lopf” (“Zimmerman to my dear Lopf”). Reverse blade features a floral etched pattern with center panel containing three swords. Frosting remains in recesses of all etching. Tan leather blade buffer pad is present. One small indentation in steel scabbard retains approximately 90% of original black enamel showing surface wear and some crazing. Sword is complete with original sword knot in excellent++ condition. Rare Presentation Third Reich sword that could be researched. EX+/EX++

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Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 48 × 6 × 6 in