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Article about: I recently pick up a German sword which I think is a Cavalry Officer's basket hilt sword M-52. Does anyone know the meaning of this inscription?

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    I recently pick up a German sword which I think is a Cavalry Officer's basket hilt sword M-52.
    Does anyone know the meaning of this inscription?
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    Pierre N, im sure this is the one i was out bid on !...e-bay ?.... (i collect Train Battalion items) ....nice sword, indeed cavalry/mounted pattern, belongs to Senior NCO/Officer 18th Train Battalion (Hessian Supply Battalion), the ' Grossherzogliches-Hessisches Train-Batallion No 18' garrisoned at Darmstadt, and part of the XYIII Armee Korps.

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    It can be that one because I got it in a trade. I am curious, the oneon eBay that you got out bid on went for how much?

    and thank for the information ! i appreciate

    Pierre

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    Pierre N, apologies...it is the same style as the one previosly sold on e bay, it went for approx $280, and i remember that it was regimently marked on the guard as well as the blade. Nice sword.....

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    Belle épée!! Great looking sword! Congrats!
    Rob

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