Swiss Faschinenmesser 1842/52 - sn 27561
Swiss Genietruppen (Engineer) Faschinenmesser 1842/52 short sword, manufactured by Wester & Co of Solingen, Germany. No scabbard included.
Blade is the early sawback type. Blade has mild to heavy pitting throughout. Year of 1893 stamped on the ricasso. Leather washer around the ricasso. Handle has scattered light surface marks.
Model Faschinenmesser 1842/52