August Militaria, Autographs, Collectibles & Toys Auction
Gilded hilt sword with scabbard and lion’s head grip. Red glass-eyed lionhead with plastic and twisted wire grip. Gilding on hilt is intact and crossguard features a Nazi eagle with mobile swastika. Blade has a fuller running down the center and maker’s marked at bottom part, ‘Alcoso Solingen’. Scabbard is painted black with intact belt ring. Blade length is 33 inches. Sword length is 40.25 inches. Minor scuffmarks and chipping.