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Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 05-30-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Victorman
Nice and classic Bôker SS! I have seen more...

Nice and classic Bôker SS!

I have seen more early M33 SS-daggers by this maker with painted scabbards compared to the other early makers.

Best regards,

Victorman
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 05-30-2020, 01:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By Victorman
What would you expect from people, who sell...

What would you expect from people, who sell dagger parts like if they were Lego blocks?

Great Eickhorn Kriegsmarine trio, Jacub!

Best regards,

Victorman
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 05-21-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By Victorman
There are so many variations in SS-daggers number...

There are so many variations in SS-daggers number patterns, that it is impossible to tell which are period and which are not!
It is as simple as that!

The 2 shown above were NOT made with the...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 05-21-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,874
Posted By Victorman
A Himmler would be acceptable, a Rohm not... just...

A Himmler would be acceptable, a Rohm not... just know your history!

And Ron, your stories tend to change all of the time... You just tell what suits you best at the moment!

Victorman
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 05-20-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By Victorman
Blade to guard and grip fittings are quite good...

Blade to guard and grip fittings are quite good on this piece and they do come with later, painted scabbards combined with nickel-silver guards.

The main issue here is the re-tipped and highly...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 05-20-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,874
Posted By Victorman
Fully agreed, Patrice! But I would call this...

Fully agreed, Patrice!
But I would call this one a mismatched dagger rather than a parts piece.
However, the Rohm inscription is impossible to authenticate by this blurry, undetailed pictures. But...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 05-19-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,874
Posted By Victorman
On the last picture shown here, the etching of...

On the last picture shown here, the etching of the dedication and the (part of) the maker mark look very different, so that is most likely a bad one!

For the other daggers shown here: only in hand...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 05-19-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,874
Posted By Victorman
I personally would not buy a Herder nor a...

I personally would not buy a Herder nor a Hammesfahr full Rohm SS.

No specific logo was used by these makers on their Röhm daggers.
So many standard SS M33 have been postwar "upgraded" to full...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 05-01-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Victorman
What you have is not a bayonet, but an Imperial...

What you have is not a bayonet, but an Imperial fighting knife.

Those lion-head hilt knifes are very rare, but come in several variations. The black hilt is correct for these knifes and different...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 04-22-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Victorman
I would prefer to see the maker mark closer to...

I would prefer to see the maker mark closer to the guards, used by Anton Wingen Jr for its Rohm SA daggers.
As shown on the ground Rohm hereunder!

Best regards,

Victorman
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 04-16-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,312
Posted By Victorman
Unfortunately, the historical introduction in the...

Unfortunately, the historical introduction in the video is not correct: "Night of the long knifes" (day of Rohm's arrest, among many other political opponents) took place on June 30th 1934, not...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 04-12-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By Victorman
Nice blade, Jakub, with interesting distributor...

Nice blade, Jakub, with interesting distributor mark!

thumbsup

Victorman
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 04-05-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By Victorman
Wonderful Kriegsmarine dagger line-ups shown...

Wonderful Kriegsmarine dagger line-ups shown here!
Congratulations to all!

Victorman
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 04-05-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By Victorman
Hi Jakub, Another great find and all...

Hi Jakub,

Another great find and all complete, congratulations!

How did the blade come out on this one?

Best regards,

Victorman
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 04-03-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 64,720
Posted By Victorman
All the information is there and publicly...

All the information is there and publicly available... for over a decade!

Sometimes, you just have to want to see the truth!

:Eeeeeek:

Victorman

PS: One should wonder what those...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 04-02-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 64,720
Posted By Victorman
Here is something to read for the "researchers"...

Here is something to read for the "researchers" present here.

The last time an authentic full Rohm Christmas dagger (SA of course!) surfaced was... back in 2007!

And this was only the 2nd full...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 04-02-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 64,720
Posted By Victorman
You have a very long way to go, JR... This...

You have a very long way to go, JR...

This is known for over a decade... and the information is all available!

Victorman
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 04-02-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 64,720
Posted By Victorman
I know that, Ron! You are right to be proud...

I know that, Ron!
You are right to be proud about it!
And as you know, it is the only authentic piece shown in this whole treat!

Best regards,

Victorman
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 04-02-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 64,720
Posted By Victorman
This is getting totally hilarious! :laugh: ...

This is getting totally hilarious!

:laugh:

Another one popped up!
Full röhm again... of course!
Found 25 years ago... but first blurry pictures taken in 2009!

Never shown on a forum, nor...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-30-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 64,720
Posted By Victorman
Listen, if you want to believe that 75 years...

Listen, if you want to believe that 75 years after the war, suddenly several versions of a completely new, super rare SS-dagger, that no one ever saw before start to pop up... that is all fine with...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-30-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 64,720
Posted By Victorman
Do you take pictures of obvious fakes that you...

Do you take pictures of obvious fakes that you encounter? I don't!

The same eagle was used on the very first fake SA Christmas daggers, those had horrible, obviously fake blades.

For those...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-30-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 64,720
Posted By Victorman
Thank you, Serge, that is indeed interesting...

Thank you, Serge, that is indeed interesting information.

What Tom is showing in this video is real research work done by Dave from GDC (the nice Pack SA Christmas is his) about 12 years ago. At...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-30-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By Victorman
Here is my limited input on ivory grips. ...

Here is my limited input on ivory grips.

Marine daggers that have an originally mounted ivory grip are very difficult to find here in Europe. Unfortunately, most come with an added ivory grip...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-30-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 64,720
Posted By Victorman
Excellent observation, Fred! Most likely a...

Excellent observation, Fred!

Most likely a slightly too big SS-rune was inserted in a grip fabricated of not completely dried out wood, making it split like this...
Not one of the +1000 authentic...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 03-29-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 64,720
Posted By Victorman
Fred's input on this topic is -by far!- the most...

Fred's input on this topic is -by far!- the most interesting that I have red, so far!

If only there were some more honest, critical minds on the forums: the hobby would certainly benefit from it!...
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