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#286800 08/25/2013 04:59 AM
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original RAD ? based on modest pictures please advise

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nurseswim #286803 08/25/2013 07:45 AM
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Based on those two pictures I would think it an original.

Gary

Baz69 #286806 08/25/2013 11:14 AM
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I am with Gary on this one but there would be a lot more, detailed pics be necessary to be able to do a more final statement.
I know that the scabbard hanger-loops sometimes are not closing soldered on originals but up to now I have not seen SUCH open hanger-loops. Perhaps damaged during wear but better pics would be necessary.
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wotan, gd.c-b#105

"Never look for sqare eggs" as a late owner of an original FHH-dagger used to say.
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nurseswim #286814 08/25/2013 01:18 PM
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MORE. PLEASE ADVISE ON ORIGINAL? condition ? it is being sold at $1800
thank you

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nurseswim #286826 08/25/2013 06:22 PM
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For RAD leader hewers PACK is a very rare and desirable manufacturer. What I can see, the makermark conforms to that within my personal files. Overall the hewer does look nice and original and details match with known originals. The only thing I am not used to are, as said, the relatively wide open scabbard hanger-loops. Also as said this could come from wearing, who knows.
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wotan, gd.c-b#105

"Never look for sqare eggs" as a late owner of an original FHH-dagger used to say.
wotan #287200 09/04/2013 08:09 PM
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thanks!


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