A presentation bayonet from the Freikorps Petsch
International Military History from 1919 | A89r | Live auction | 900 Lots
Hammer price € 42,000Show related lots
DescriptionNickel-plated blade of triangular section, both sides with decorative gilt etchings on a blued background and a Damascus pattern amidst floral décor, the inscription (tr.) "To mark the departure of the Company Commander - 23.7.19." on the obverse and "Kompagnie Eickenbrock - Freikorps Petsch" on the reverse. The supplier's name "M. Neumann, Berlin" on the back of the blade. Broken tang. The gilt handle with a stylised eagle's head, indicated push button and fixing lug, a chiselled/engraved Prussian eagle and floral décor. The quillons with laurel leaf décor in relief, terminating in a lion's head. Ivory grip scales with ornamental rivets. The black lacquered iron scabbard (partially retouched) with ornate gilt appliqués. Length approx. 39.5 cm. Unquestionably one of the most beautiful and decorative weapons of honour in our sales programme in recent years.
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