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Hello to all. I know that such daggers often fake. I had a couple of copies. But this time I got a rather interesting item and I think this dirk is original. The scabbard is not leather. I think such lattune sheaths were for senior officers.By the way, inside the scabbard there are remains of an old tree.
I found a similar dagger in the auction with a good description. Link below. Read the description of the lot very interesting written.

I can not add a photo to the forum, more than 100 kb and a maximum of 5 photos on this I had to make a slide show on YouTube.

eBay auction

https://youtu.be/AdZBrk6P6y8

P.S link with the lot and the link to the video from YouTube: these are different dirks

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Dagger pommel has different patina in comparison to crossguard.


Schlange

https://mojalbum.com/schlange88

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=916564

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Here is a separate photo crossguard and comparison . Patina is the same!

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It turned out to add a convenient viewing of the slide show.


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If the grip of your dagger is plastic over wood then the grip is a replacement. Past that I can not say much because I am confused as to which dagger is yours. If you want you can send the photos to me at jtwallace@sbcglobal.net and I will resize them.

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I will try to send a photo myself.the handle is not like plastic. I think the tree inside is covered with a protective white layer.

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I found a similar dirk at Johnson. Only with a black handle. pay attention to the seam on the sheath is the same as mine.
http://www.johnsonreferencebooks.co...agger-wblack-grip-portepee-rare-hangers/

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I like it. Blade is original but shows a bit wear but everything is there. Nice collectable.

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Originally Posted by Jim W
I like it. Blade is original but shows a bit wear but everything is there. Nice collectable.


Thank. I think so too


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