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Rare Pack Hirschfanger #323794
11/27/16 10:17 PM
11/27/16 10:17 PM
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north east US
stingray Offline OP
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Here is one rare Oberjager Hirschfanger which I was lucky to get to my collection.
I just love that eagle head,the detail is unbelievable.
It's good to have a friends in Europe,so thank you Ger

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Re: Rare Pack Hirschfanger [Re: stingray] #323814
11/28/16 02:46 PM
11/28/16 02:46 PM
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Calgary
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Neat dagger, Ivan

This is a Pack maker mark I haven't seen before. ..maybe a relative or a predecessor to Ernst?

John


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Re: Rare Pack Hirschfanger [Re: JohnZ] #323820
11/28/16 04:24 PM
11/28/16 04:24 PM
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California
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John, I have the same maker mark on my Prussian Auto Corps Dagger, so prior to WWI.

The company is Pack Ohliger & Co, and I believe it pre dated Ernst Pack, but some people think it was a subsidiary.

Re: Rare Pack Hirschfanger [Re: Jim W] #323824
11/28/16 06:02 PM
11/28/16 06:02 PM
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U.S.A.
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Yep, changed over in the 20s....
When the Industry directory for Solingen was printed in 1922 (have a few of them sold one to Ivan) they added a sticker label over the old (Pack Ohliger) company to the new Ernst Pack and Sohne.
This information is also in Anthony Carters book (German Knife and Sword Makers) Always for sale on e-bay and by me.. smile
So a must have book guys...
Regards: James

Last edited by DAMAST; 11/28/16 06:04 PM.
Re: Rare Pack Hirschfanger [Re: DAMAST] #323826
11/28/16 07:21 PM
11/28/16 07:21 PM
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USA
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Ivan,

That dagger is as beautiful as it is rare, well done!


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Re: Rare Pack Hirschfanger [Re: Billy G.] #323832
11/28/16 09:00 PM
11/28/16 09:00 PM
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north east US
stingray Offline OP
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Yes,James (Damast) is correct
Here are few pictures what James mentioned:
Industry directory for Solingen 1922
and original Pack catalog founded in 1909.

Regards

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Re: Rare Pack Hirschfanger [Re: stingray] #323888
11/29/16 11:08 PM
11/29/16 11:08 PM
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Gold Country
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That's a Wow ! dagger. It's a wonderful rare example. Congrats Ivan.

Re: Rare Pack Hirschfanger [Re: Serge (aka Wagner)] #324129
12/05/16 12:24 PM
12/05/16 12:24 PM
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Russia, Königsberg
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Russia, Königsberg
Prussian hunting knife NCOs Guard shooters, the first half of the 19th century.
Very rare, congrats!
Regards,
______________
Sergey.



Re: Rare Pack Hirschfanger [Re: VAT69] #324869
12/19/16 04:47 PM
12/19/16 04:47 PM
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n.c. usa
Kevin (heers68) Offline
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Boy Ivan, the more I see this one the more I like it!! Well done! Kevin.


It's ALL in the DETAILS!!.......
Re: Rare Pack Hirschfanger [Re: Kevin (heers68)] #325207
12/27/16 03:41 AM
12/27/16 03:41 AM
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Your Welcome Ivan, it was my pleasure!
It landed in the collection where it should be.
It has a fantastic grip, the eagle realy seems to scream at you.

Ger


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