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Old 09-30-2013, 10:22 AM   #4
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Usually first sign of the fake is the gold gilded coat of arms on the blade, even if there is a period which has the same, in the museum in Vienna.

Here is the confirmed original, named to a known person:
Sorry for extensive watermarking, but these are top rare and I do not want someone to use it as a reference for fraud or similar.

Just to note that almost similar piece, with different relief instead of anchor/gun barrel was used by river flotilla.
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