An original WW2 German Nazi “D” guard lion head sword. The right side langet has an eagle holding a swastika in its talons. The hilt and guard are decorated with oak leaves and acorns. The lions head has faceted red stone eyes. The grip is a black composition with a double twisted wire wrap. The scabbard is black painted metal. There is a maker’s, oval shaped, stamp on the blade, but it is under the left langet, and we do not know what it says.
Overall Length in scabbard : 37″
Overall Length of Sword: 35.5″
Blade Length: 30.75″
Blade Width at Hilt: .73″
Condition: Blade retains all of its original polish and the leather washer at the hilt – Brass if untouched with a nice age patina and traces of gold gilt remaining – Grip is undamaged – Scabbard retains much of its original finish with some crusted corrosion, primarily on its left side
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