Nickel/silver plated alloy stylized eagle head pommel hilt, crossguard with one up-swept arm, stud button, red felt plug, diamond grooved, molded black bakelite grip plates secured to the hilt by two, small, dome headed alloy rivets. Nickel/silver plated steel blade with deep, fullers to each side and a top edge wedge to the forward tip. The blade is in near mint condition. The obverse of the blade features an acid etched design with an embossed, bright, nickel/silver plated, flying national eaglet, clutching a canted swastika in it’s talons positioned in between, scripted dedication, "Erinnerung an meine Dienstzeit", (Remembrance of my Service time). Reverse is plain. Unworn steel scabbard retaining nearly 100% of its original black finish. The inserted throat, throat retaining screw, frog lug and leather washer are intact. Bayonet appears unissued with a nice overall patina. 39cm.
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