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#329344 06/07/2017 04:50 PM
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Hi please say Yours opinion for the first sight the maker mark is ok but the fitting looks odd .Im not a sword guy ;-)

zet #329350 06/07/2017 07:29 PM
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IMHO a good saber.

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VAT69 #329352 06/07/2017 07:47 PM
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thank You ;-)

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Yes, a nice Zieten by the looks of it.

Tristan #329410 06/09/2017 03:42 PM
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My favorite Eickhorn! Most are aluminum but yours is brass which maybe what looks odd to you but everything is good including the D.R.P. stamp. I love it!

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BAMA #329481 06/13/2017 04:04 PM
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This D.R.P. made me suspicious ;-)

zet #329503 06/14/2017 02:24 PM
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You will often see “Ges Gesch” or “D.R.P.” (Deutsch Reich Patent) markings on the bottom of Eickhorn Field Marshall series swords hilts. All it means is that Eickhorn has a patent or has applied for one on the sword design. As it is with a lot of German abbreviations the “D.R.P.” stamp can be confusing. It is not common but you occasionally see a bayonet stamped “DRP” which stands for Deutsches Reichs Postschutz the German Postal Protection Service

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It looks like a good early (brass hilted) example to me. smile Best Regards, Fred


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