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I have a German Hunting sword given to me by my step father

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I have a German Hunting sword given to me by my step father before he died, when I lived in Holland in the 1960's. The handle is made of deer antler and has 3 metal round peanut like decorations on it, the blade is engraved on both sides and at the back of the blade, The engraving depicts a forest a man holding a gun with a barrel shape like a trumpet. I am wondering if it is considered an antique sword.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  rusufdavi replied 1 year ago.


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Could you provide a picture of the sword?


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for responding. I have attempted to send you my pictures but somehow it disappeared in the process of doing it.
Herewith I try again. I hope you'll get it. .
Apparently the detail picture is too large, It depicts the blade with engraving on it on both sides, about halfway. On one side
there is a hunter engraved holding a rifle which barrel ends in a trumpet shape Thank you