CARL JUL KREBS, SOLINGEN with stylized crown over K double oval TM. Also marked with RAD diamond and GES GESCH and the number 427. Much wear and age patina to pommel and spine with portions of factory plating missing to the spine, inner grip and crossguard. Dark brown stag horn grip plates are perfect with no chips or cracks but, with oxidation to the grip screw sockets. Polished blade grades VG+ showing surface wear/runner marks and uniform gray speckling/shadowing and some spotting but, no pitting or nicks to cutting edges. Deeply etched motto retains 60% of the light gray background frosting. Dent-free steel scabbard retains approximately 85% of the original black enamel with some crazing/speckling. Dent-free, nickel-plated scabbard fittings show light surface wear/minor age with portions of factory plating worn showing brass base metal. All four scabbard screws are present and undamaged. VG+.