Literally "big knife" in German. This sword has amazing cutting power. The feel and balance in the hand is surprising. Hand crafted from 1050 high carbon spring steel with a full tang. Blued steel pommel and crossguard. Rosewood handle. Complete with black leather wrapped wooden scabbard with blued steel fittings. Ships with a sharp edge. 42 1/4" overall with 32" blade. Weighs around 4 pounds.