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Is that a thing?

I have an entry for an Ehrenwaffe to a Jägeroffizier, but his handwriting is hard to read. I don't have the original (still in the archives) so I just copied the handwriting as best I could. I tried deciphering it and looking for something that matched, and this was the best I could come up with.

I take it from dict.cc that a Hirschfänger, or "Deer catcher", is a specific type of hunting knife. Is this something traditionally associated with Jäger battalions? In this officer's case, the Garde-Jäger-Bataillon?

I've come across a number of entries for Ehrenwaffen, but they are mostly the expected ones: Ehrendegen, Ehrendolch, Ehrensäbel, Ehrenseitengewehr. What others are there?



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The Wiki Page mentions this tradition...

Im Gegensatz zur Linieninfanterie, welche mit dem Bajonett ausgerüstet war, trugen die Jäger den Hirschfänger als Seitenwehr. Dieser wurde nicht aufgepflanzt, sondern diente nur als blanke Seitenwaffe. Typisch war, dass die Jäger das Gewehr nicht wie die Infanterie übergehängt über die rechte Schulter trugen, sondern in der Jägertrageweise unter dem rechten Arm mit dem Gewehrriemen über der Schulter, so dass die Laufmündung nach vorne zeigte.

I think I may have some officer pictures with one... will look whenI get home...

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