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#108383 08/28/2006 02:03 AM
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Unfortunetly it is not an addition to my collection, but a friend was fortunet to add it to his. He relishes his privacy but O.K'ed me to post some pic's. I'll let you guy's figure out whom the original owner was. Hope you enjoy and please forgive my poor photography skills.




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#108384 08/28/2006 03:31 PM
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WOW,execllent dagger.Congrats to your friend.A full Röhm SS is something we all desire.
I hope you don't mind posting the the original owners name.
Obersturmführer Erich Kempka
Leibstandarte "Adolf Hitler"
Party number 225639

#108385 08/28/2006 04:26 PM
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This dagger was around in the UK two three years ago!!In fact I recall Fred Stephens wrote a very interesting story of a day in the life of Kempkas dagger somewhere.
Fred where are you???
Seiler Yank in UKWink

#108386 08/28/2006 05:32 PM
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Correct !

Yes, Fred Stephens artical on it appeared in " The Armourer ". Rob McDivitt provided a 42 page research file which is very informative as well.
Believe you me when I tell you I almost passed out when this deal came together. My friend is an average guy of average means and to be the keeper of something the likes of this is unbelievable.


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#108387 08/28/2006 05:49 PM
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Yes was sitting at dinner when it hit me.The Armorer (Just after 6.30pm here)
The dagger was sold by REgimentals in the UK.Cant remember where it came to them but can find out as he lives only close by.
Cheers
Seiler (Yank in UK)Wink


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