WWII German Luftwaffe Airforce Officers Sword by Horster

£1,100.00




A very nice condition, original First Pattern WWII German Luftwaffe Sword & Scabbard.

The overall look of both sword and scabbard is very good, with polished aluminium fittings. The pommel has oak leaves around the entire edge with gilded sun wheel Swastikas on both sides. The crossguard arms are nicely dipping downward with very fine feathering throughout the three segments of each guard.The grip is finished with Moroccan blue leather and tightly wrapped with dual aluminum wire.

The blade is lovely condition with nickel plated finish and is marked with the maker’s logo for E. & F. Horster, of Solingen. The original blue leather blade buffer is in place. The scabbard is also in lovely original condition and is covered in Moroccan blue leather with its belt hoops and mounts intact. The leather frog is also present.

Size: 91.5 cm (36 inches)
Weight: 693 g