Object Title

Sword and scabbard - Model 1889 Prussian Infantry Officer’s sword & scabbard,

Sword and scabbard - Model 1889 Prussian Infantry Officer’s sword & scabbard,

Date

1914-1918

Object Number

IX.5509

Provenance

Purchased as part of a group of 4 items including IX.5510, IX.5511 and IX.5512. These items were purchased by the donor from a beneficiary of the late Ron Anderson. 30 March 2002.

Physical Description

Single edged, double fullered blade. Hilt of brass-coloured metal, with an imperial eagle in relief, pierced into the hilt. Dark-coloured, ribbed grip with metal, crowned monogram attached. Scabbard of metal, painted black. Scabbard loop to one side and belt loop to rear of scabbard.

Dimensions

Bladelength35 in
Bladelength890 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

?LR?top of blade
stamped

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