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German Dove Head Army Officer Sword by E. Pack & Son
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The sword has an overall length in the scabbard of approximately 38 1/2 inches, with a blade length of 33 inches. The blade is generally bright, with some relatively minor spots and scratches. The ricasso bears the manufacturer mark of the firm of E. Pack & Son. The guard features an open winged eagle with swastika. The knuckle guard displays a closed wing "Wehrmacht style" eagle. The pommel is a "dove head" style, but the pommel, back strap, and knuckle guard are all adorned with raised oak leaves in relief. The grip is black celluloid over wood. It is triple wrapped with brass wire and the grip is without cracks or chips. The fittings have been polished and there is polish residue in the recesses of the designs. The black scabbard paint has some paint loss.