December 8, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
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Lot 304: A PRUSSIAN INFANTRY OFFICER'S SWORD,(15 views)
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A PRUSSIAN INFANTRY OFFICER'S SWORD,
just prior to World War One, with straight double fullered 31in. plated blade, brass half-basket hilt (slightly crushed) with turned down inner guard, the knuckle-bow pierced and carved with a Prussian eagle and the cypher of Kaiser Wilhelm II, wire-bound sharkskin 'pistol-grip' grip-piece and turned brass pommel, complete with its iron scabbard
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Shipping to the UK:
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Collect the gun after the Auction.
If you attend the auction and are successful in your bid, once payment has cleared and you present the appropriate licences (if relevant) you are free to take your items with you from our Salerooms.
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With accessories and non-licensable items, we can arrange to have them shipped to you by courier.
Shipping and Collection from European Destinations:
Delivery to a Holt's Representative:
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Delivery to your local firearms dealer:
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