Extremely Rare Third Reich Army Sword by Richard Herder. See page 144 of “Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich”, Volume I by the late Col. Thomas M. Johnson. One small blemish on obverse pommel. Exc++ blade and scabbard retaining almost 100% of paint. Original owner’s initials “P.Z.” are engraved on the reverse langet. Complete with original buffer pad. Blade is slightly bent at tip.