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Hey everybody!

I live in southern Germany and would like to have a certificate of authenticity for my dagger (http://phpstack-500133-1583587.cloudwaysapps.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=175498&page=1).

How do I go about it? Any ideas and suggestions?

Thank you in advance!

Baum

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You would need to send it to someone who's opinion you value. Gailen David or Wittmann come to mind immediately, however there are others as well... grin

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Thank you, however, I'm hoping to find somebody in my area...
or at least in Europe.

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Sorry can't help you there.

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You re too modest paul...one of the best experts imo :-)

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Originally Posted By: baum
Hey everybody!

I live in southern Germany and would like to have a certificate of authenticity for my dagger (http://phpstack-500133-1583587.cloudwaysapps.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=175498&page=1).

How do I go about it? Any ideas and suggestions?

Thank you in advance!

Baum



Kontaktiere mal Ralf Siegert. Er erstellt Expertisen

http://www.dienstdolch.de/index.php/expertisen-mainmenu-78

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Danke, guter Tipp und sogar in meiner Nähe smile
But that would be the most expensive piece of paper I ever purchased... he wants 5% of market price...

Maybe I will talk to him and see what can be arranged.

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5% of Market Price ??

Don't do it! All that does is encourage a high value appraisal.

As you say it is a piece of paper. Nothing more. When you sell it, a buyer will look at the dagger and decide, regardless of paper.

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>>But that would be the most expensive piece of paper I ever purchased... he wants 5% of market price...<<

There is now someone NOT to recommend for a CoA.

>>As you say it is a piece of paper. Nothing more. When you sell it, a buyer will look at the dagger and decide, regardless of paper.<<

I concur with Dave. Most everyone here doesn't need a piece of paper to determine if they will buy it subject to someone's 'opinion' of Certificate of Authenticity/ Appraisal. Besides, over the years I have seen CoA's that I did not agree with.

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Dear "Baun", interesting dagger.

PM sent, please let me know your thoughts.

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In the field of medals the best known expert is presently charging $500 + costs for a Cert for RK's.
The other thing one must consider is what is the piece of paper worth? Does the Cert 100% insure the item is authentic or does it just provide an opinion? Is the Cert giver assuming any liability is the item turns out later to be a copy? cry

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Depends who is writing it.

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Thank you for your opinions!


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