A Prussian model 1854/80 Cuirassier officer's degen.
A Prussian model 1854/80 Cuirassier officer's degen. The blade is etched with trophies of arms and foliage. The brass guard and pommel of regulation pattern, the leather covered grip is bound with strands of straight and twisted brass wire. This sword is preserved with an old coat of dried oil.
Blade length 39¼" (100cms) Overall length 45½" (115.5cms)
Provenance: an old German family collection