|Object type||Edged weapon or club|
|Date made||c 1890|
First World War, 1914-1918
German Cavalry Degen Model 1889 Sword
German Cavalry Degen Model 1889 Sword. Nickel plated sheet steel guard with the outer folding edge broken off has a leather sword knot with a white and blue tassel indicating a machine gun company. The black horn grip with nine horizontal rings is in a pistol grip shape. The nickel plated straight blade has a single fuller on each side to 200 mm from the spear point. The ricasso is stamped with a kings head and a knights head over WK&C on the right side.