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Hello and with respect for all members I want to buy this item from a friend but I don't know if it is real or fake. I need your help because I don't want to take something bad. Thank you in advance.

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You need new friends.

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING, to all.
I know I did not learn much from that response.
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Its a fantasy piece leave well alone


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I don’t think there’s anything original on that item. It’s a complete fantasy piece, leave it where it is.


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Originally Posted by ed773
Dave
HAPPY THANKSGIVING, to all.
I know I did not learn much from that response.
Ed

Really not much to learn here.
In order for it to be a fake/copy means an original exists, in this case there is no original to copy so it is not a fake per se but rather a "fantasy piece".

Your friend may or may not swear left and right that its legit, inherited from his great uncle who took it directly from a dead Nazi ect but always remember, buy the item, not the story.


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anytime you see that exact gold toned looking eagle,,,,,let someone else buy it!

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Run for the hills... eek

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How can you tell if dagger is real or fake ?

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Originally Posted by Kenjohnson303@ho
How can you tell if dagger is real or fake ?

With experience, one knows the parts are not of the period nor do they belong together. Also with respect to the blade, that eagle on the ricasso is always a bad sign. It’s not just a fake, it’s not even a good fake.


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Originally Posted by Kenjohnson303@ho
How can you tell if dagger is real or fake ?

What ever it is that you do for a job or a hobby and you are proficient at it...then you will know exactly if it is a job well done or something created.

Research sharpens ones knowledge.

I agree with Billy as well

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