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Just asking to expert if this dagger is original:

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Some parts are authentic, some are not. We'd need more pictures to be certain, but this is what I see:

Blade: Probably bad. The trademark is too far off the crossguard and does not look correct.

Grip: Not Eickhorn early production.

Guards: Not Eickhorn early production. Maybe later EP&S

Tang nut: Probably fake, Maybe early EP&S

Scabbard: Real, but a Later RZM scabbard reworked with an unlikely 'motorcycle' finish

Hanger: Fake. Maybe clip anf buckle are real ?

Don't buy this ... or get a refund

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I agree with Dave: this is a fabrication, the blade is not authentic and it represents 95 % of the value of such a dagger.

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Thanks
What kind of pictures would you want to see ?

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Hello, OWN,

I'd like to see a close up of the trademark and the tang nut, and some of the hanger.

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Here I tried to get some
Regards

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The hanger looks toooo good to be true. You just do not see that many natural leather hangers. Wish it was real.

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First the trademark.

Eickhorn first used their large double oval trademark for the first few Rohm daggers, but quickly switched to the smaller double oval trademark closer to the guard.

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The trademark on your dagger is too far from the guard to be the small mark and too small to be the large mark. And the squirrel looks strange.

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The hanger is newly made though dated 1939. The clip is marked with the Assman trademark, but the shape and proportions are not correct.

The tang nut is a later RZM nut or a fake as the early nuts were a little more rounded.

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