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This sword came directly of the grand-grand-son of Kgl. bay. General der Kavallerie Ludwig von Poschinger 1844-1917. While he could only suppose it it is his personal sword, the initials engraded to the scabbard does not match. Please see the last picture for a photo of Poschinger. He also looks to wear a different type of sword. The sword being offered here might be one to another relative of von Poschinger.
Nickel-plated steel blade showing on both sides the etched motto "In Treue fest" as well as the maker's mark of WKC. A so-called "Steckrückenklinge mit Schör" blade. Slight stains on both sides.
Dark brown bakelite grip with wire wrapping. The grip has one small chip. Furthermore a lion's head pommel. The knuckle guard bears the Bavarian lion. It is slightly loose. Brass hilt fittings. Nickel-plated steel scabbard. Rust stains but no signification dents. Below the throat, there are the engraved initials "HE". One screw is missing.
Signs of use.
Length: 96.5 cm.