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Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 05-17-2020, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Bulldog
All parts are correct, the dagger is an Eickhorn...

All parts are correct, the dagger is an Eickhorn M29 updated to an M38 with the 1938 "replacement" pommel, the Eickhorn guard is their smaller M29 type which is correct for this updated dagger. Only...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 04-12-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By Bulldog
Agree with Gozzy dagger is good.

Agree with Gozzy dagger is good.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 04-08-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By Bulldog
Great daggers shown here, I will post a pic when...

Great daggers shown here, I will post a pic when this virus is gone and I can get back on a proper computer.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 04-08-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,221
Posted By Bulldog
Hi Gary, yes that is a generic B guard. Ferrule...

Hi Gary, yes that is a generic B guard. Ferrule is Eickhorn.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-17-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By Bulldog
A couple of pics.

A couple of pics.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-17-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By Bulldog
Hi Kevin, your right it has early brass based...

Hi Kevin, your right it has early brass based fittings and diamond maker mark, it's on Wittmann's site. Scabbard screws are flat head.

http://www.wwiidaggers.com/43795.htm

Russ.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-14-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,221
Posted By Bulldog
Here's this guard again on an early Puma, this...

Here's this guard again on an early Puma, this raises an even bigger question as to who the actual manufacturer of this guard was, but I would rule out Wingen and Puma with these being very small...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-14-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By Bulldog
And here's another early slant grip Puma...

And here's another early slant grip Puma variation fit with the same guard seen on type 1 Horster's and Wingen's (with different chiselled head and breast feathering on Wingen's).
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-12-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By Bulldog
I agree, and maybe they were left over from their...

I agree, and maybe they were left over from their type 1 and used on these at a later date when an order came in. The consistency of all the parts and maker mark makes it a legit variation for me.
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Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-12-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By Bulldog
Gary that's a beauty, love all the detail on it....

Gary that's a beauty, love all the detail on it. thumbsup

Russ.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-10-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By Bulldog
Thanks Kevin, I don't believe I have seen one...

Thanks Kevin, I don't believe I have seen one either. Strange how Puma who did not manufacture their own parts have this guard with the earliest type of grip (slant) but Pack or Holler who are...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-09-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By Bulldog
Hi Kevin, I see on another forum that you mention...

Hi Kevin, I see on another forum that you mention these Puma's fit with the Holler type 2/Pack type 3 guard all have slant grips, but that you haven't seen a Holler type 2 with a slant grip, I was...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-09-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 407
Posted By Bulldog
Here's a G.Weyersberg that's popped up for sale...

Here's a G.Weyersberg that's popped up for sale on e-stand with a Holler 2/Pack 3 guard.

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1037056

Russ.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-07-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By Bulldog
Puma 2nd sounds good to me. All fittings (Pommel,...

Puma 2nd sounds good to me. All fittings (Pommel, guard and scabbard) look to be the same as Holler 2nd but with different hand enhancement from one to another, so likely supplied to Puma by Holler,...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-04-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Bulldog
Yes I believe that was likely the case with these...

Yes I believe that was likely the case with these unmarked un-etched WKC navy's, probably assembled within months if not weeks after the war ended.

Russ.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-03-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Bulldog
Some (as I USED to) still believe in these plain...

Some (as I USED to) still believe in these plain unmarked un-etched WKC's to be period assembled, but after viewing quite a number of them I now believe these unmarked un-etched daggers to be post...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-03-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By Bulldog
Possible post war reproduction on e-stand.

Ok, I cant say 100% certain that this dagger on e-stand is a post war reproduction, but it is known that they did make post war examples of this dagger. Here is what was said on another forum about...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 02-28-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,398
Posted By Bulldog
[QUOTE=ivbaust;8655255] The crossgrain looks on...

[QUOTE=ivbaust;8655255]
The crossgrain looks on all manufacturers more or less similar, as all had to follow the given production procedure. Some did it more, some less (especially the small cottage...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 02-27-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,398
Posted By Bulldog
Interesting videos ivbaust, just wish I could...

Interesting videos ivbaust, just wish I could speak German. I would still like to know what the S.A. manufacturer you spoke to and gained first-hand information about crossgrain and quality...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 02-26-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,398
Posted By Bulldog
Hi ivbaust, I would be interested to here what...

Hi ivbaust, I would be interested to here what you have been told from a manufacturer of SA daggers, it might help to understand what we should be looking for in a blade, cheers.

Russ.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 02-26-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Bulldog
Pack type 2 crossguard, see what others say about...

Pack type 2 crossguard, see what others say about the rest of the dagger. Here's a link to the guard and some info, scroll down to Pack's.

http://www.wardaggers.com/Crossguard_Reference.htm
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Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 02-26-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,398
Posted By Bulldog
Thanks guys for the responses, some interesting...

Thanks guys for the responses, some interesting comments made. I agree that all blades should show some crossgrain, what I was getting at was why is it that the more crossgrain (courser grinding...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 02-25-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,398
Posted By Bulldog
Crossgrain, should i like it ?

Just been reading a few threads with good comments being made about crossgrain, but when I first started collecting I read what Tom Johnson had been told about crossgrain by the factory workers who...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 02-21-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By Bulldog
The practise of buying and selling parts is what...

The practise of buying and selling parts is what leads to the increasing amounts of parts daggers we see for sale on dealer sites and here on WAF. There are people buying parts and putting them on...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 02-17-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Bulldog
The grip has been replaced with an Alcoso grip,...

The grip has been replaced with an Alcoso grip, Alcoso (and Adolf Braun who Alcoso supplied) were the only company who used 8 (obverse side)segment grips like the one fit to this WKC dagger. The...
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