7/16/18 - This is an original WW1 German trench or boot knife. The blade is maker stamped on one side by Gottlieb, and the reverse side has an Imperial proof stamp. The blade is in excellent condition with normal scabbard wear but no signs of sharpening or abuse. The wood handle is also in great shape with no chips or cracks. Comes with an original scabbard that has no dents and an original leather frog. Guaranteed original and authentic.