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#262664 04/02/2012 04:07 PM
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Hello guys!
I got this HJ knife for really symbolic price. I would like to ask you who is the maker? I can not read it...
What do You think about it?
Thank You very much!

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jirka12hj #262665 04/02/2012 04:08 PM
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Next pictures.

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jirka12hj #262710 04/03/2012 04:59 AM
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I remember reading that the more rounded tip scabbards like this one are Eickhorn. Also, that RZM 7/ looks like it should have a 66 after it, maybe it's the style of the 7.

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lmrobil #262741 04/04/2012 01:12 AM
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I was thinking a single digit number. 4 maybe?

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Hi looks very much like # 8 to me wink

M7/8 Eduard Gembruch, Solingen-Grafrath


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Mac 66 #262789 04/05/2012 12:03 PM
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Could also be M7/13 or M7/18 ??

Use a magnifying glass & it should make it a bit clearer.


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Mac 66 #262825 04/06/2012 08:22 AM
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Hi!
Thank You very much guys!
Magnifying glass did not help me much, but I see a small bend, I would say that the next number is 8.

jirka12hj #262919 04/07/2012 04:36 AM
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Think this is where I got the idea about the round tip scabbards being Eichkorn but I guess they could end up on any manufacturer's.


Re: Maker of makers: Carl Eickhorn!
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Loc: Ohio, USA Thanks Herman,
I have a couple dozen nice HJ's, no particular focus, though I like the transitionals with Mottos the best.

On the Eickhorn scabbard rounded tip, I believe all the rounded tip ones were made by Eickhorn, but not all Eickhorns came with them. There are many vet pickups with other scabbards, and I know the kids /vets mixed them up, but I think Eickhorn would occasionally get their scabbards elsewhere, especially the very early ones(like my example has a non rounded scabbard tip) and the ones made during the war years.


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lmrobil #264180 05/02/2012 01:14 PM
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Thank You very much, guys!!!!!!


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