German hunting short sword or dagger, features a handle of antler and brass, with brass stag "hooves" on the sides near the edge of the dagger, and a round medallion that has a picture of a running stag. Blade appears to be steel, it has some light rust and pitting but could easily be cleaned and sharpened.
The brass medallion and the stag hooves have a bit of play or swivel that needs to be tightened. Measures 19.5 long from tip to end of handle.
Original owner is in his 70s told me this was German and had been in his family for many years. The item "VTG ANTIQUE SWORD HUNTING DAGGER GERMAN KNIFE BRASS & ANTLER HANDLE STAG DEER" is in sale since Friday, October 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Other Collectible Swords". The seller is "dynasty92" and is located in Villard, Minnesota. This item can be shipped to United States.