ENGRAVED German WEYERSBERG, KIRSCHBAUM & Co. Officer’s Sword w/BRASS HILT
Military Sword Made in Solingen, Germany w/SCABBARD
Here we present a Weyersberg, Kirschbaum, & Company Officer’s Style Sword, made circa the World War I era in Solingen, Germany. Since 1883, Weyersberg, Kirschbaum & Co. (WKC), has been manufacturing military swords and cutlery in Solingen, Germany. Today, as the oldest and largest military sword manufacturer in Germany, this family-owned business is the leading supplier to military schools and services worldwide for ceremonial military swords, including the military academies in the United States.
Generally speaking, swords were not extremely practical for combat by the time the Great War came around. However, they were still prized for dress uniforms and status symbols. They were worn at formal ceremonies, weddings, parties, parades and funerals. The overall length of this example is 37-3/4” with a 33” blade and an cast and gilt brass guard.
The overall condition is fine. Straight and bright blade. Clear markings. The scabbard is straight and without dents with a very nice black finish.
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Overall condition as seen in photos.
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