A German gilt inlaid damascened steel presentation huntingsword
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A German gilt inlaid damascened steel presentation huntingsword

CIRCA 1901, BY D. GIEBEL, SCHWERIN

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A German gilt inlaid damascened steel presentation huntingsword
CIRCA 1901, BY D. GIEBEL, SCHWERIN
The blade inlaid with the coat-of-arms of Mecklenburg Schwerin, and with monogram FF above Roman numeral IV and inscriptions to either side Weidmännisch jagt, wie sich's gehört,/den Schöpfer im Geschöpfte ehrt and Der treu beschützt hegt sein Wild the broad side of the blade signed D.GIEBEL, HOFMESSERSCHMIED SCHWERIN I/M., with brass and ivory handle, the leather scabbard with seperate small knife with damascened blade with gold-inlaid monogram FFA, and date to the reverse 1901, the broad side of the blade inlaid with inscription ECHT DAMAST
The blades 93.5 cm. and 10 cm. long
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Please note: the measurements are 53 cm. long overall, the blade 40,5
cm. long and the scabbard 41 cm. long, and not as stated in the printed catalogue.
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