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Accession number 1996.181
Catalog Number 1996.181.001
Object Name Sword
Description An Imperial-era German sword captured during WWII. Handle is brass and horn, blade is elaborately engraved on both sides with Imperial Germany eagle in middle. Maker's mark by hilt. Sheath is brass and leather.
Date 1941-1945
Collection Schoen, Herbert
Event World War II era
People Schoen, Herbert
Subjects Knives
Makers mark Crown and crossed swords with initials C K Co (Carl Kaiser?)
Year Range from 1941
Year Range to 1945
Material Bone/Metal/Cloth