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#356338 11/05/2022 10:04 PM
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Hi guys is there any in depth info ‘ out there available in regard to crossguard and their makers and the different ones used by various manufacturers from the start to the end of production . I’ve been trying to find good reference online but have been struggling, or is there a good reference book available? Thanks Jimmy.

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The Fisher's Quick Reference has 7 pages of cross guard marks with a list of the dagger trademarks associated with each. The marks start on page 58 in my 5th edition copy.


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The Fisher's Quick Reference is out of print. I'm pulling together photos of crossguard castor's marks and should have a gallery ready in a few days. If you would like to submit photos, please post them here. Thanks wink


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Here is a link to a gallery of the crossguard marks I have photos of. Any additions and/or corrections are greatly appreciated.

https://www.germandaggers.com/Gallery/CG.php


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Kind of kills the importance of crossguard marks wink

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" ..they are indistinguishable from original .."

Horsefeathers ! Below is a pic from another forum. Look at the groves.

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Originally Posted by Vern
Here is a link to a gallery of the crossguard marks I have photos of. Any additions and/or corrections are greatly appreciated.

https://www.germandaggers.com/Gallery/CG.php

Great job you did , Vern, as usual!

Thx,

Herman


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Added several additonal marks thanks to Ilya wink I did edit the contrast and color to improve visibility.


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