Plated three bar hilt with ribbed composition grip. 33 ½” curved broad fullered blade finely decorated with foliage, arms, splay, In Treue Fest motto, arms of Bavaria and K B 2 Train Bat. flanked by a cavalryman and horse head in horseshoe. In war, the railroad system was vital for transport of troops and supplies. It was defended by elite cavalry distinguished by their fighting ability and their ability to defend, and if necessary, restore the railroad. Excellent.