Brass hilt is in excellent condition, leather-bound grip is completely intact. Unfullered 58.5 cm-long blade bears the mystical Germanic rune, a so-called "WolfsAngel" or "Todesrune", resembling letter Z. Similar symbols can sometimes be found on the blades of the Austrian Prima Plana infantry swords dating to mid-1700s. It was supposed to protect the bearer. It certainly has protected this sword, judging by the fantastic overall condition.