~ A Third Reich Police Officer's Degen Sword ~
The grip features the typical tight silver wire wrap and a silver Police pattern grip eagle properly pinned to the obverse side.
The blade has been stamped with the makers mark ?WKC? (with knight's head) to one side & ?SS? runes stamped to the other. The upper ferrule features raised SS Runes on the black painted scabbard.
~ Dimensions ~
The blade has a length of 31.5 inches (80cm) with the sword having an overall length of 37 inches (94cm).
~ Condition ~
The nickel-plated hilt fittings show minor surface wear.
The grip and guard shows minor pitting surface wear but no visible chips, cracks or damage to the grip wire or backstrap and Police eagle. The scabbard has some surface wear, such as paint loss, scratching and minor wear but remains in an overall good condition. One screw is missing. There is virtually no wear to the blade, it remains in an overall excellent condition.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £18 or the sword can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.