Senior Forestry Hirschfänger w/Portepee, Frog & Belt Loop (24918)


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Carl Eickhorn, stamped squirrel holding sword TM. An illustration of this pattern Hirschfänger appears in the Eickhorn Kundendienst as Nr. 427, “Vorschriftsmässige Hirschfänger mit Elfenbeinschalen” (Regulation Hirschfänger with Ivory Grip).  Gold washed  aluminum hilt fittings show light surface wear/age to surface to the plain hilt/spine, unadorned knuckle-bow with a few “pecks” to the upper obverse, but no damage to the crossguard  with fluted clamshell motif.  Genuine ivory grip plates, with nice age toning are perfect, with no cracks or chips and are complete with all six gold washed acorns without oak leaves present.  Polished double-etched blade grades EX++/Near MINT showing only light surface wear/runner marks, but no gray shadowing or nicks to the cutting edge and is complete with green felt blade buffer pad.  Etch pattern features scenes of Auerhahn, stag, doe, boar, hunting dogs and hunter as shown in the Kundendienst catalog.  Black leather scabbard shows light surface wear, but no rips, tears, creases, or damage to the reverse stitching.  Gold washed/lacquered brass hilt fittings show light surface wear with virtually 100% factory finish remaining, and are complete with retaining staples. Upper obverse edge of lower fitting has one faint depression, but no lifting/peeling to lacquer. Silver bullion portepee with green stripes in strap grades EX+ showing light age, but no fraying and black leather frog and belt loop grade EX+ with light wear/age. EX++


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Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 26 × 6 × 6 in