Iron hilt with double shell guards retaining their original plates, each decorated with a cluster of punches. Knuckle bow and side guard with double medial swell, diagonal connecting bars and thumb ring to the left. Expanded down turned quillon. Brass wire wrapped grip with banded brass ferrules. 30" curved double edged blade with rudimentary fullers, struck with crisp kings head mark each side, clean crisp and bright with some forged lamination. While very rarely found elsewhere, curved double edged blades are common on these Swiss swords. Untouched arsenal condition with near all original black japanned finish to the hilt.