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#350096 06/20/2021 11:03 PM
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Hoping we can show some mini daggers!

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Mini 1st Luftwaffe and his full size brother.

Mini Luft Horster daggers.JPG (19 KB, 119 downloads)
Mini Luft dagger.JPG (25.28 KB, 119 downloads)
Mini Horster dagger hilts.JPG (43.63 KB, 119 downloads)
Mini Horster Luft blades.JPG (46.11 KB, 119 downloads)

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pvon #350106 06/21/2021 03:24 PM
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Same manufacturer too !

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My only one

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Regards Sean
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Thanks for sharing!

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So the question is! What was the purpose of the mini?

Advertising? Sales sample? letter opener?


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pvon #350196 06/27/2021 03:42 PM
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Everything I've read says they were used as:

- Salesman's samples

- Letter openers

- Advertising pieces with distributor's names

- Award plaques and desk sets

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very nice thanks for showing cheers and best, Ryan

pvon #350249 06/29/2021 07:11 PM
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Alcoso had them in their catalogue
The Alcoso mini with the marbel base is refered to as letteropener with paperweight.
The standard mini as letteropener.
These were also used as relations gifts with the firm name etched etc.

Salesman sample imo is just a made up story, mainly launched by dealers to get more out of it.
I have posted a scan of the original Alcoso catalogue in the days on warrelics, i was granted by Tidax who posted it once on a German Forum.
Thx again Thomas!

Cheers
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Thanks for sharing Gerrit


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pvon #350258 06/29/2021 09:21 PM
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Wow! thanks for showing these!

pvon #350274 06/30/2021 08:21 AM
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Originally Posted by pvon
Thanks for sharing Gerrit


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Your welcome!

cheers
Ger

pvon #351961 09/20/2021 10:24 AM
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small set

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big and small

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Very interesting set!

Any close up of it!

Is this a sales group?

Any maker?

Armies are nice! Any makers mark!

Thanks for showing!

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Thats nice Illya

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