Wwi Imperial German Prussian Model M1889 Infantry Sword J. Robrecht Holiferant For Sale
WWI Imperial German Prussian Model M1889 Infantry Sword J. Robrecht Holiferant Berlin
Here is an Imperial German Prussian M1889 infantry dress sword marked J. Robrecht Holiferant Berlin on the left side of the blade above the guard. The guard has the eagle with crown holding a sword and scepter. The left side of guard is bent forward and there is a small crack starting at the top of the bend. The guard is loose and the gilding is worn. The fish-skin double wire wrapped grip has the Imperial Crest / cypher on the grip - WR II. The grip looks pretty good, but the fish skin is worn through to the wood on about six high spots along the top and on the left side . The double fullered blade measures 29/14" and the total length of the sword is 35 1/4". The plated straight blade is mostly shiny and unsharpened but with some worn areas that are rusting. The scabbard has most of it's plating, but it is also worn and rusting a bit.
The photos are part of the description of the sword. Please examine them closely and ask any questions you may have before offerding.
International buyers please know that any custom duties levied by your country are your responsibility to pay and are in addition to actual shipping charges.
Payment is expected within 3 days of the end of the sale.
Thanks for looking and Good Luck.
On Apr-28-13 at 19:08:52 PDT, seller added the following information:
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