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Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum Yesterday, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Billy G
Great rig! In the old days, people didn't want...

Great rig! In the old days, people didn't want to touch them but the unnumbered ones are fine. I've read they're 1/2" shorter than the earlier numbered ones. Mine is a later unnumbered one that I...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum Yesterday, 02:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 712
Posted By Billy G
The issue I have with the Zeitler knife is not...

The issue I have with the Zeitler knife is not the knife itself but the cut out for the Slovakian Youth grip emblem. It looks not completely flush to the emblem which makes me think it was altered...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 36
Posted By Billy G
Knot with the leather strap looks like an Army...

Knot with the leather strap looks like an Army sword knot. Green knot is an Army NCO bayonet knot.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 92
Posted By Billy G
Beautiful looking rig, especially that belt loop....

Beautiful looking rig, especially that belt loop. Is the dagger numbered?
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-29-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By Billy G
Gary, Some impressive grips there. A great...

Gary,

Some impressive grips there. A great lineup for sure, my friend.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-28-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Billy G
Nice try on the tang markings, laughable actually.

Nice try on the tang markings, laughable actually.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-28-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By Billy G
It appears authentic, albeit in relic condition.

It appears authentic, albeit in relic condition.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-27-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By Billy G
Ron, Super Weyersberg, love the monogram!

Ron,


Super Weyersberg, love the monogram!
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-26-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By Billy G
Ron, Great hirschfänger rig, love the case...

Ron,

Great hirschfänger rig, love the case too!
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-25-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 364
Posted By Billy G
Very rare maker of Army daggers. The dedication...

Very rare maker of Army daggers. The dedication seems to mention "old friendship", very cool looking item.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-23-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Billy G
Ron, Great early maker mark, don't see that...

Ron,

Great early maker mark, don't see that large prowling tiger too often. Nice condition as well!
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-23-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By Billy G
Looks period to me. The only issue is see being...

Looks period to me. The only issue is see being condition, blade, missing leather strap hanger and enamel damage of the gropmemblem. Just don't pay too much for it since 2nd model EMs are the most...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-22-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By Billy G
A beautiful display and really well done with...

A beautiful display and really well done with both sets of hangers! Gotta get that EM knot to complete the set :)
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-22-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By Billy G
I believe this is a Bavarian hirschfänger.

I believe this is a Bavarian hirschfänger.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-22-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Billy G
Clemen & Jung KM daggers are often a source of...

Clemen & Jung KM daggers are often a source of controversy with the experts of Navy daggers. The mark that causes the most issues would be the large etched logo which some believe may have used...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-22-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By Billy G
Looks like an original RLB to me. I've seen...

Looks like an original RLB to me. I've seen Spitzer RLB's with the maker mark on the obverse, underneath the swaz before. Often these blades are hand fitted so that they don't fit so well if you...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-22-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Billy G
Looks like a reproduction to me, I believe the...

Looks like a reproduction to me, I believe the poor condition could have been embellished to hide the poor detailing.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-20-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By Billy G
The artificial aging is always a nice touch,...

The artificial aging is always a nice touch, obvious but we should appreciate the effort :)
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-19-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By Billy G
We know it was pulled, why it was pulled is...

We know it was pulled, why it was pulled is unclear. Either the seller pulled it over originality concerns, or he made a deal off site.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-17-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 712
Posted By Billy G
I also have a number of questions about this...

I also have a number of questions about this knife, grip emblem, odd graining on the blade, maker mark, plenty of things that would make me think there's problems with authenticity. I'd return it...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-16-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Billy G
Your suspicions were correct

Your suspicions were correct
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-15-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Billy G
The scabbard ball & frog lug are definitely...

The scabbard ball & frog lug are definitely different that what's in Ron's book. I'm curious too whether the scabbard ball is magnetic or not.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-14-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Billy G
A Max Weyersberg NPEA is a rare thing indeed. ...

A Max Weyersberg NPEA is a rare thing indeed. From what I can see, this one has a correct motto and Hartkopf tang mark. The aluminum guards are also correct and the numbering without school...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-14-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By Billy G
Tim, I agree, considering the addition of...

Tim,


I agree, considering the addition of the buyer's premium, you did well to avoid overpaying. Nice original looking dagger but there's others. And yes, militaria is not dead!
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-13-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By Billy G
Love that dark motto and heavily patinaed guards.

Love that dark motto and heavily patinaed guards.
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