One of the many types of the German ersatz wire cutters.

German WWI wire cutter
German WWI wire cutter
 
German Barbed Wire Cutters
German Barbed Wire Cutters
 
Ersatz wire cutters
Ersatz wire cutters
 


Ersatz wire cutters
Ersatz wire cutters
 
Ersatz Drahtschere
Ersatz Drahtschere
 

During the war, many types of wire cutters has been introduced. Generally the length of the wire cutters intended for infantry was about 33 cm. Length of this particular cutters is 50 cm, therefore it hard note to which units were intended.


There are visible marks of D.R.G.M and NICHT FÜR STAHL.

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