32"-long blade is in excellent shape, retaining most of its factory shine, with minor darkening. Scabbard leather is dry, about 1" is missing from the middle.
The patina on this piece is fantastic. This sword was acquired at a local, Rhode Island estate auction. It probably hung on someone's mantelpiece for ages. It's is a sturdy, well-executed sword. Clauberg-made NCO swords are seldom seen.