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#265077 05/21/2012 11:27 PM
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Hey guys
I know this is pretty damaged dagger,but i couldn't resist,when i saw crossguard and reasonable price.

What's your suggestion,should i start looking for better blade and grip?


Stingray

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stingray #265078 05/21/2012 11:49 PM
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Ivan:

I like it the way it is.

Don't start swapping out parts.

John


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JohnZ #265079 05/22/2012 12:00 AM
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I agree with John...and that's a very cool personalization.

Rich


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Pitbull63 #265081 05/22/2012 01:24 AM
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I agree. You did well on this. The personalization trumps condition in this case.

Congratulations,
Dave

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Very neat personalization! Never seen one like it,well done! Kevin.


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I agree, but I would try to clean up the blade a bit.

Mikee #265099 05/22/2012 07:56 AM
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Hi,
that's history as it comes, very nice personalization. I would leave it as it is, just necessary preservation, which means oil to the blade.
Rgds;
Hermann

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Wow! Great personalization. Congretulations.

Danny

dr73 #265132 05/23/2012 12:30 AM
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Very cool personalization, I've never seen one in that style before. Considering the piece as a whole, I'd leave it as is too.


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Billy G. #265191 05/24/2012 08:22 AM
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fine fine

Billy G. #265341 05/26/2012 11:21 PM
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Originally Posted By: Billy G.
Very cool personalization, I've never seen one in that style before.

I second that.
Very unique, congrats!

Janos

Janos #265344 05/27/2012 12:24 AM
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Thanks guys

stingray #265371 05/27/2012 02:15 PM
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Very cool!!

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Nice find, I'd also leave it as is. I have an NPEA dagger the vet pulled out of a fire, and made a leather washer grip. I could replace it with a proper wooden grip, but I think it's nice as is. These artifacts talk to you. Beside, if you "improve" it, it won't match condition wise, and you won't be happy with it.

Best, John


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Okay! but if we look for originality! and that our collection day tomorrow ..... have value .... do not buy is my advice .... a rag sheet desnacificada .... etc,,,,, this to me has no value!! Toni is my opinion

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Hello Palante125, well it is true that a dagger without swastika has a very low value for the collector but also would have to know at what price the acquired Stingray and seeing your custom fitting so well crafted, if you really got the dagger at a good price to me an acquisition seems very interesting, as I say as long as the price it has acquired a more than attractive.


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