Large Knife or Short Sword

Maker: Austro-Hungarian


SKU: SS463 Category:


A very scarce WW I Austro- Hungarian short sword.  It is designated as a Model 1915 and was issued to Infantry Pioneers and Machingun Crews.  It was intened to be used as a tool and a weapon.  On the blade, near the hilt, it is stamped “JUNG WIEN” on the other side is stamped a star.  This very heavy knife has a single edge to the blade and a flat spine.  It is iron with hardwood scales, and three rivets through the full length tang.


Overall Length: 21.40″

Blade Length: 15.50″

Blade Width: 1.62″


Condition: Iron has a dark, untouched, age patina overall – Grips have many nicks and marks, but have not been sanded or refinished


Questions: Call 801-554-5120

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