This is a fabulous 1872 style cavalry sword with 31 7/8 inch curved blade with dull edge and single fuller; marked with a bear and Made In/Germany. Plain cast brass hilt with wooden black leather-wrapped grip with twisted brass wire. Steel scabbard with plain cast brass mounts.
The condition of the sword is good, blade with grey patina with some spots of minor surface rust and dark spots. Hilt very good with brown patina on brass; grip with pommel section missing leather wrap with wood exposed. Scabbard rough, heavy rust and pitting, brass mounts matching hilt patina.