WW1 GERMAN 1898 OFFICERS PARADE BAYONET WITH SAWBACK BY D.O.V
DOV = DEUTSCHE OFFIZIERS-VEREIN Berlin.
Outfitter supplying uniforms, swords, sidearms, pistols and saddlery amongst other things to German officers.
Traded from 1913 -1945.
Rarely seen DOV Officers parade bayonet with a Sawback. Scabbard may have been re-painted in gloss black. Original blackened finish. Clear DOV markings to ricasso.