Swiss Faschinenmesser 1878 - sn 6454
Swiss Pioniertruppen (Engineer) Faschinenmesser 1878, manufactured by SIG Neuhausen, with leather scabbard and frog.
Blade has light scratches. 86 stamped on the ricasso, which is either a manufacturing year or issue year of 1886.
Hard rubber grips have very good checkering.
Scabbard has multiple cracks.
Leather frog was made by J. Wismer of Neuenegg (Bern) in 1917.
Model Faschinenmesser 1878