Prussian K89 / M1889 Cavalry Trooper's Sword,
A Erfurt (Prussian Royal Arsenal) stamped Prussian K89 / M1889
Cavalry Trooper's Sword by Otto Mertens in good condition.
The plain 31 1/2 inch blade stamped "Erfurt" (under
Prussian crown acceptance mark) one side, with makers "Otto
Mertens Solingen" mark to the obverse, in good condition and
firm in the hilt. The hilt with age, a light pitting, ut sound.
Grip good. Steel scabbard with some dings and age / light pitting.
Sword sheathes and draws well.
Above average example at below market price; yours for £?
(too late, now sold). Please quote item reference number AA70 (0055).
Further / full sized images available upon request.