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#352045 09/26/2021 01:55 AM
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Has anyone seen a letter opener like this before? If it's good what is a fair price to offer. Thanks guys much appreciated.

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I'm going to have it in hand tomorrow. So positive and negative reply's are greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Mikee #352052 09/26/2021 11:26 AM
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Hello Mikee, execution seems somehow crude to me. But the stamping says "apprenticeship workshop" (of the city Wuppertal) therefore it could be a workpiece on which the apprentices did learn how to handle certain tools. There were funny things (see my letter opener of a flyer´s technical school and the proper, period postcard) and it is easily possible that your letter opener was made during 33-45, but we will never know for sure until any period documentations (like eg. a postcard or another photographic documentation) does surface.
Regards,

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Mikee #352054 09/26/2021 12:41 PM
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Wotan,

WOW! I can only imagine all the other nice things you have hidden away. That piece is really something. I wish I could find something as nice. Yes mine is very crude compared to yours. Actually no comparison lol.Thank you again I will pass on it until proof surfaces.

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Hello Mikee, if it is not expensive I would take it just as a token. Sometimes proof might surface after years or even decades.
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Asking 100 dollars. I thought it was a little high? I passed for now but I know where it is lol.

Mikee #352082 09/28/2021 07:17 PM
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Hello Mikee, yes, 100 dollars might be a little high. Got mine as a present from the former owner...
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Mikee #352084 09/28/2021 11:34 PM
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wotan,

That is a nice find and from the owner wow! I wish I lived in Germany.


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