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RK 1957 marked 41
Old 08-25-2019, 02:59 PM   #1
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Default RK 1957 marked 41

Hello,
my friend has this RK maybe 10 years, what do you think? Is this cross original onepiece? Thank you :-)




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Old 08-25-2019, 03:02 PM   #2
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Hi,
nothing original about this piece at all. Is it even a 3-piece constructed cross ?
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Old 08-25-2019, 03:02 PM   #3
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Hello!!
The RK appears to be a one piece fake, cast from an S&L original!
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Old 08-26-2019, 01:22 AM   #4
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That's bad and he had it for over ten years...
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Old 08-26-2019, 03:36 AM   #5
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I agree with the others. Total fake. Tom
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Old 08-26-2019, 01:19 PM   #6
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Common one-piece fake often marked with "41" under the loop eye - probably a lead-based badge ( can you ply it ) ?
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Old 08-26-2019, 01:31 PM   #7
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Zinc is more likely
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