Sharing my most recent find: A Prussian Artillery Mannschaften M1873 wartime issued Säbel. It comes with the Ersatz wooden grip, is dated 1916 on the spine and is made by Ernst Busch Solingen:
I now need your help in finding a good portepee to complete it.
Here are a couple of knots I found on the net. Which do you think would match my sword if any?
Knot 1 - Seller's Description: 6th Batterie Feldartillerie Leather & Wool Portepee:
Knot 2 - Seller's Description: 2nd Kompanie Artillery Leather & Wool Mint Unissued Bayonet Troddel: