Model 1872 Light Artillery Officer Sword by WKC
Overall length of approximately 39 inches. The scabbard has wear to the finish. The brass hilt and scabbard fittings have old, uncleaned patina. The grip has a sharkskin covering with the wire wrapping intact. The blade is marked with the knight head logo of the Solingen manufacturer WKC and marked “Germany” as well. The blade is generally clean and bright, with etched decorative motifs on each side. The blade is distributor marked by the Armstrong Company of Chicago. The leather washer remains in place at the top of the blade. Overall very good condition.