Carl Eickhorn, etched squirrel holding sword TM. Nickel-plated hilt fittings show only faint surface wear with minimal loss of plating and with portions of factory lacquer remaining on pommel and crossguard with 96% of the darkening remaining in the recesses of the pommel cogwheel motif and the TENO pattern eagle on the crossguard langet. White celluloid grip plates are perfect with no cracks and no damage to the retaining screws. Blade grades EX- showing runner marks and dark speckling throughout, but no nicks to the cutting edge. Blade is complete with black leather blade buffer pad. Reverse upper blade is marked with the etched TENO pattern eagle and “Ges.Gesch”, while the obverse blade is etched with the TENO serial number, “0991”. Dent-free steel scabbard retains approximately 90% of the original black factory enamel. Upper and lower nickel-plated scabbard fittings show only light surface wear to the original brushed finish, with no dents or depressions. Scabbard throat is stamped with the matching serial number “0991” and scabbard screws are undamaged.