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#322677 10/26/2016 02:24 PM
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Good afternoon,i saw this Npea dagger for sale:general conditions are poor and the frog it's not proper but...is all original?
the request seems to me a little bit high considering the conditions
i would appreciate your opinions...many thanks

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Dagger looks to be an original NPEA stufent dagger issued to the school at Köslin (sp?). Nickle silver crossguards have a nice patina & go with the early Bergsmüller mark.

As noted, the frog looks like a dress bayonet frog jammed into place.

Condition is the key factor here, & it's not in great shape. The scabbard dent toward the bottom will be near impossible to remove. The question is does the asking price take into account the condition.


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Agree with Billy on this original early Köslin school marked dagger. I like it, has that "been there" look. If you buy it, do not try to restore this piece, just keep it as is. wink

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Looks like a real one(minus frog) I have K 110. NPEA's are so rare, condition is not as important as say on an SA dagger. Of course better condition is very desirable, but being real and unmessed with is #1

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Thanks for help guys...

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Looks OK to me for a Koslin


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Thanks a lot mr.Weinand

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Considering how rare these are i would not worry to much about the condition


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Salve luca ,

seems to be good for me as per these pics .

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Thanks guys :)))

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Dagger arrived ...on the reverse of the frog there's : Magnus Feddersen NPEA Koslin...may be the owner? .)

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Well done, Luca!


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Nice buy well done


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That's a great addition to the dagger, Luca.


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Good looker. Congrats !

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Great find smile


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I've found a Waffen SS officer with the same name(quite common in Denmark)..in his career file there's no mention of Koslin school(only his Hj period)...so i guess that they are different persons


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