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Imperial German Model 1889 Infantry Officer Degen WK&C
A model 1889 Imperial Prussian infantry officer's degen, manufacturer marked on the blade by the firm of WK&C. The overall length in the scabbard is approximately 40 inches. The ray skin grip is bound in triple wrapped wire and displays the monogram of Kaiser Wilhelm II. The guard is the folding style with the imperial Prussian eagle. The leather finger loop is intact as is the leather washer at the top of the blade. The blade itself is plated and has gray areas as well as small areas of light surface rust. The black scabbard paint is approximately 60% intact with some surface rust spots.
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