Hilt form: one-piece spirally ribbed grip in orange plastic bound with silver wire. Large approximately spherical grey metal pommel, embellished front and back with a swastika enclosed by wreath of oak leaves and acorns. Short metal ferrule, similarly embossed with oak leaves, separates grip from crossguard. Ornate crosspiece with broad and gently swept forward quillons. Right crossguard is adorned the Wehrmacht eagle, wings outstretched, perched upon a swastika. Rear edge of crossguard, facing grip, is incised with oak leaves and acorns. The pommel is loose and the ferrule is corroded.
Blade form: slender double-edged tapered blade of flattened diamond section with broad flat medial ridge. Blade finish: nickel-plated.
Scabbard is flat-bodied tapered tube, rimmed mouthpiece secured by two small screw bolts. Body has two narrow mounts with loose rings, mounts being embossed with oak leaves. Both front and back of body are stipple-finished, a panel of oak leaves and acorns incised immediately above chape ferrule.
mark ; etched blade (left ricasso) Waffenamt-like mark//Eickhorn trademark - squirrel holding downward-pointing sword. Above the mark "ORIGINAL" and below "Eickhorn SOLINGEN"