Pioneer wire cutters introduced in 1911 for engineer bataillons.

Pioneer cutters

Pioneer cutters

 
Pioneer wire cutters model 1911

Pioneer wire cutters model 1911

 
Marking F.W on the pioneer cutters

Marking F.W on the pioneer cutters

 


German wire cutters model 1911

German wire cutters model 1911

 


During the war each infantry company was equipped with 48 of these cutters as well. The pioneer cutters were larger as the infantry and had 50 cm length. The cutter jaws of this example are stamped F.W.

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