Nice early eickhorn. really cant see enough 1st pattern luftwaffes they are just fab.
Is this one to stay or for sale?
All of these items are for sale to raise money for a good cause.
A nice example , i love the patina but it's a pity the leather up the edge of the scabbard is shot !
We are the Pilgrims , master, we shall go
Always a little further : it may be
Beyond that last blue mountain barred with snow
Across that angry or that glimmering sea...
The leather on the scabbard is something I would happily except - I like to see a little leather shrinkage anyway! definitely the matching patina makes up for it imo.
Shame ur in Canada really, I think that would have settled in quite well with my first other first patterns.
Hard to find these double oval 1st pattern Eicks.
Ive been searching for a decent one for quite some time.
The one i found lately lacked that desirable mint blade...
a bit pity the blade and scabbard arent a bit better preserved.
Lovely patina on this one!