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    Hey guys! This piece walked into the store today. I thought it was a neat one and wanted to share.
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    Nice piece-it's been Well taken care of! Good find! I like the personalization and the regiment marking.
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    That is a very nice sword. Is there a makers mark on the blade.
    Semper Fi
    Phil

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    There is a Z in a shield on the blade under the cross guard.

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    Quote by LostDutchman View Post
    There is a Z in a shield on the blade under the cross guard.
    Sounds like Clemen's & Jung's trademark, below are several differing period's examples of their logos.

    Regards,

    Lance


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    Yes it looks just like the small one with the yellowish hue in your picture.

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    What do you make of the "K"? The owner?

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    Almost certainly, the "K" likely stands for the owner's last name.
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    Had to edit my post.The answer was already posted while I looked at my books.
    Great Job Lance!!!!
    Semper Fi
    Phil

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    Does it say Hus Rgt 11? Hussar Regiment 11?

    Here is an image of the German cavalry of the 11th Reserve Hussar Regiment in a trench in France in 1916. Image from Wikipedia.
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