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#333682 - 12/02/17 11:31 AM Horster Heer, dark patina.
AndyBurton Offline


Registered: 08/21/17
Posts: 38
Loc: Lincolnshire England.
Hi All,
Just received this Heer Dagger by Horster it was described as a sleeper loft find that has never been cleaned. It has a very Dark patina that certainly looks untouched to me, I have simply given the whole dagger a gently applied(no rubbing)coat of Renwax with a cotton rag and let it dry then very gently wiped it off, I think that is all it needs. The Renwax removed quite a bit of brown dirt particularly from the scabbard and removed dust but not affected the Patina at all I hope I have done this right and preserved the age patination.
I did not completely disassemble it but simply took the pommel off to see if it had the Horster mark cast into it which it does and the same mark but larger is present under the blade washer. The blade still has crossgrain but I couldn't get it to show well in the photos, the scabbard fit is very snug and smooth when retracting and inserting the blade, the grip is solid. I would very much appreciate any input as to this daggers authenticity and condition etc.
Cheers, Andy.
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#333683 - 12/02/17 11:38 AM Re: Horster Heer, dark patina. [Re: AndyBurton]
AndyBurton Offline


Registered: 08/21/17
Posts: 38
Loc: Lincolnshire England.
Some more photos, scabbard.

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#333704 - 12/02/17 01:56 PM Re: Horster Heer, dark patina. [Re: AndyBurton]
PAULZAYA Online


Registered: 07/28/02
Posts: 3674
Loc: CANTONMI.USA
very nice army. paul

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#333712 - 12/02/17 04:57 PM Re: Horster Heer, dark patina. [Re: PAULZAYA]
seany Offline


Registered: 05/18/03
Posts: 1459
Loc: england
Really nice army you have there
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#333732 - 12/03/17 11:34 AM Re: Horster Heer, dark patina. [Re: seany]
Mac 66 Online


Registered: 01/21/09
Posts: 702
Loc: Scotland.
Very nice unmessed with Horster army dagger .




Regards Mac 66

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#333740 - 12/03/17 01:09 PM Re: Horster Heer, dark patina. [Re: Mac 66]
dr73 Offline


Registered: 12/24/08
Posts: 753
Loc: Europe
That's a very nice dagger indeed. Love the patina!

Danny

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#333757 - 12/04/17 11:14 AM Re: Horster Heer, dark patina. [Re: dr73]
AndyBurton Offline


Registered: 08/21/17
Posts: 38
Loc: Lincolnshire England.
Thanks everyone for your replies to this topic, I'm very pleased to hear this I thought I had found a nice one but just wanted some opinions from others.
Cheers, Andy.

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#333759 - 12/04/17 12:30 PM Re: Horster Heer, dark patina. [Re: AndyBurton]
Kevin (heers68) Online


Registered: 06/26/04
Posts: 1619
Loc: n.c. usa
Very nice mid period Horster for sure! love it! Kevin.
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#333845 - 12/08/17 02:32 AM Re: Horster Heer, dark patina. [Re: Kevin (heers68)]
Gerrit1963 Offline


Registered: 02/28/13
Posts: 27
Its a beauty, thx for showing!

Ger

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