Original WWII German Army Officer’s Wrangel Pattern Sword By Eickhorn Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified
Original WWII German Army Officer’s Wrangel Pattern Sword By Eickhorn Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. This Wrangel Pattern sword is a brass example, with most of the original gilding intact. The Wrangel has a rounded pommel with a large raised oak leaf at the center. The backstrap features oak leaves and acorns which extend out on to the grip tabs and “P” guard. The ferrule also has fine oak leaves and acorns. The reverse of the guard has a plain oval area to accept a monogram, while the obverse has an open-winged, “Art Deco” style eagle. The detailing remains outstanding throughout the bird and wreathed swastika. The grip of this example has a chip on the celluloid at the top (see photos) . The rest of the grip is in good condition, tightly wrapped with twisted brass wires. The scabbard is straight throughout. The original paint is good, although some of it is missing from the chape. Overall the paint is about 85% intact. The 31 inch blade has high quality nickel plating and remains in mint condition. It is stamped with the “Over the Shoulder” Eickhorn Squirrel trademark, indicating that this sword was made after 1941. Nice clean example! 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a solider as a trophy of war. A very desirable and outstanding example. Don’t miss this one! Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. Don’t miss it! OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE!