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#352925 12/15/2021 01:20 PM
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Hello Guys,
I found this dagger at an auction at a good price (US$160), which made me suspicious.
Is it a original WKC dagger? Sorry, but I have only these pictures.
Regards,
Schmidt

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Don't see any red flags. It looks like a typical WKC Army though not in the greatest condition.


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This is a complete partsdagger and has nothing to do with an original factory produced WKC.

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Can you please tell us a little more, Gerrit ?

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The crossguard and ferrell appear to be WKC 3rd, but in not so good condition.
It does have a nice grip, if it is in good condition. Real bummer on the blade.
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This dagger should be a WKC Type 4 with a so called "Tomahawk" style guard.
The early scabbard is an Alcoso product found on Alcoso type 1 and 2 and occasionally on the earliest Alcoso type 3, the pommel is a late generic type.

I would say run Forest run!

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The parts have some value, mainly the grip, so there’s a real danger of overbidding. I would listen to Ger, he knows his Armys.


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I would also agree.. pommel may be later Horster..


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