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#359681 11/09/2023 04:53 PM
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Hello,
Some views of a SS sword made by Otto Gahr München (if I red well)
Thanks for looking
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OWN #359682 11/09/2023 04:57 PM
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A few more pic

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OWN #359690 11/10/2023 09:49 PM
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100% post war degen without a single doubt. Including the knot.

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OWN #359708 11/12/2023 01:21 PM
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JR is of course 100% correct the sword "mimics" an SS degen in all aspects but the devil is in the details and in this case all of the details are incorrect, especially true of the sword knot and the stamp. cheers and best, Ryan

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Thanks
Yes I know about the knot, I added it lately.

OWN #359736 11/15/2023 07:48 PM
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That knot is for NCO degen normally but it is so rare i've only seen it as copies ....

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I don't get it guys... Help me out here.. This is a complete sword.. I don't know swords but this doesn't look so bad.. Remember you guys are literally experts! , so you know right away..

So is this made ,, for a wall hanger? , for reenactment? to 'beat' someone? I mean what does this cost as what it is supposed to be,, a reproduction?

So I guess you have a sword that has a beat up part and can't find an original piece would one from this do? Whats the thing really meant to be??

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The sword is meant to deceive good fake SS swords have been around longer than good fake SS daggers, IMO the first fakes used real police officer degens with reworked grips these were relatively easy to spot due to the substantial gaps in the grip around the sigrunen disc and the other "nuances" fake SS officer and NCO degens are plentiful Fake Police degens are out there that would fool many a collector. I am sure JR can offer more clarificatiin. cheers and best, Ryan

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Just copied this one, may be you know

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OWN #359998 12/11/2023 02:56 PM
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Hello,

On this book we can see that the scabbard on the right is the same as mine and different than the one on the left

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