Lot 2324

Paul Müller - a Damasacus “Snake” Sword

German Historical Collectibles from 1919 onwards | A83r | Live auction | 608 Lots


Turkish Damascus steel blade, width circa 3.5 cm, in unusual “snake” shape (a similar shape sword blade was utilized by Carl Eickhorn company in their advertising). Matching Damascus-made cross-guard hilt and round ball-shaped pommel. Grip is wrapped in fine silver wire. The ricasso is stamped “1936” and has a small circular “PM” (Paul Müller) manufacturer’s signet mark inside copper color disc inset near hilt. This sword was purchased directly from Paul Müller’s daughter in 1987 and had been a personal possession of Müller that had hung on the wall of their household since the war. Length circa 104 cm. Cf. Ltc. (Ret.) Thomas M Johnson “Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich Volume VI” pp. 193-195.

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The auction includes 608 lots and starts on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 2001 - 2608. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 Oct., 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.