|Object type||Edged weapon or club|
First World War, 1914-1918
Imperial German Model 1889 Infantry Officer's Sword and Scabbard
Imperial German Model 1889 Infantry Officer's Sword and Scabbard. The hilt has a gilded nickel steel guard with the outer folding edge having the Imperial German eagle of Kaiser Wilhelm II. The brass wire bound black grip has the cypher of Wilhelm II in the centre and a leather fore finger loop on the inside of the guard. The nickel plated straight blade has a double fuller on each side to 110 mm from the spear point. The black painted scabbard has a single loose ring on a band 65 mm from the throat.