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#312575 10/28/2015 02:46 AM
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This is from a jewelers catalog of work..
Seems he made,,or embellished swords.. Anyone own this? or even seen it?

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The hunt is on!

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was searching for something in the back pages of the swords forum and came upon this. Seems the 'Fat One' was offered the more fancy of/extravagant of blades!
Looks like it was one hell of a sword! Wondering if anyone had seen it or heard anything about it..

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Strange that it has no visible swastika.

Gaspare #344499 09/11/2019 01:49 AM
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It looks like a promotional item from Freddie's Knurled Fasteners !

Gaz - Will I see you at MAX ??

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right now Dave its 50/50,,I'm trying believe me!.........

I remember the book was a catalog of a jewelers work. Had a shot of the item like this. Then in the back had some facts about it,,good description,,materials used, when presented etc. IF I have anything more on it I'll put it up here..

Gaspare #344509 09/12/2019 05:36 PM
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hi mem,bers
i have seen several of these type swords and in my opinion hermann goring wouldnt want to be seen dead with a sword like this now is it nivce looking in a way but in my 50 yrs opinion this type of sword was concidered a shop sword or a sword apprentices sword i believe there was several student work shops in germany if i am wrong i will opoligize but i feel i am on target hope all agreees with my opinion cant wait to hear from wooten who has a vast knowledge in all military fiels wish i had some of his knowledge wooten first then maybe me god bless all andy militarynut

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I believe it was presented to him in Berlin in 1933! Made by one of the 3rd reichs best of jewelers... Yeah a crazy looking thing. . Sure to be meant as a wall hanger...

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Militarynut, thank you for your kind words. I think Gaspare hit the nail. Such "edged weapons" where not looked at as weapon but as a most valuable wall decoration. At eg. Dresden you can find a lot of eg 16th (!!!) century degens, swords and so, embelished with rubies, diamonds, emerads and much more (see pics). For us collectors of edged weapons they do look kind of crazy and are sometimes hardly recognizable as edged weapon but they are of unbelievable highest workmanship and value!
So the same with Goering s sword shown in the first post (sorry I do not know any more facts about this certain sword) although in a more art deco style and Goering as a baroque connoiseur for sure was proud of such a sword.
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hi wotan
thank you for your expertise opinion onthese swords very elaborate now thats quality craftsmanship not quanity 1600s 1700s sword smiths were the best in the world germany didnt make junk they made quality most ww 1 swords had the rich gold all most looking like our 18kt gold they are just flashed gold dipped can not beat the workmanship the closest quality swords made here in america during civil war times 1860s was a company called schuler/hartley/graham they made magnificent looking swords for rich officers i did own one over the years and that sword blade was from germany then in the1970s i had the opertunity thru a dear friend to hold in my hands adolf hitlers huge in size sword presented to der fuhrer by the town of koln probly measured 7/8/ foot long heave in weight could hardly hold it had to use both hands to me yes der fuhrer held this sword at a cerimony in koln germany i was very impresed well thanks guys for the memories and photos god bless all andy militarynut

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tried to make a better photo,, but not so good.. Anyway,,I believe the caption has the swords measurements and says Goring 'Owns' the sword.. More than likely blown to smithereens or in some Vets old , dark basement wrapped up in a old tent or in a duffel bag!

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