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Hombre 29th April 2020 10:18 AM

Faca de Ponta
 
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I just bought this Faca de Ponta, I just couldnīt resist it so now I am just waiting for it to arrive so I can hold it in my hand....
I blame Sajen for it.... :D :D After seeing his fantastic collection of Faca de Ponta I also wanted at least a couple....
Here are the sellers pictures of it....

Best,
Stefan

Battara 29th April 2020 08:58 PM

Nice example!

francantolin 29th April 2020 09:00 PM

Lovely !

Silver( sheated ) hilt ?

russel 30th April 2020 01:18 AM

I agree, truly stunning. But I ask, is this really a Faca de Ponta? All other examples I have seen have been single edged.

Sajen 30th April 2020 08:16 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by francantolin
Lovely !

Silver( sheated ) hilt ?


Most probably german silver!

Sajen 30th April 2020 08:18 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hombre
I just bought this Faca de Ponta, I just couldnīt resist it so now I am just waiting for it to arrive so I can hold it in my hand....
I blame Sajen for it.... :D :D After seeing his fantastic collection of Faca de Ponta I also wanted at least a couple....
Here are the sellers pictures of it....


Hi Stefan,

A very nice example from end of the 19th century. How long is it?

Regards,
Detlef

Sajen 30th April 2020 08:25 PM

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Originally Posted by russel
I agree, truly stunning. But I ask, is this really a Faca de Ponta? All other examples I have seen have been single edged.


Hi Russel,

Are you sure? ;) Look here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showt...&highlight=faca
The most double edged examples I've seen has had a good age.

Regards,
Detlef

Hombre 30th April 2020 08:57 PM

Thank you guys for your nice words! I really appreciate it.

Best,
Stefan

Hombre 30th April 2020 08:59 PM

Hi Detlef,

Thank you very much!
The lenght of it is 32,5 cm....

Best,
Stefan

Sajen 30th April 2020 09:19 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hombre
The lenght of it is 32,5 cm....


So it's a rather long one! :)

OsobistGB 30th April 2020 10:31 PM

For the price of € 400 without delivery, it is a gift :)

russel 1st May 2020 01:25 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sajen
Hi Russel,

Are you sure? ;) Look here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showt...&highlight=faca
The most double edged examples I've seen has had a good age.

Regards,
Detlef


I stand corrected! Thanks for opening my eyes. :)

Cheers, Russel

Sajen 1st May 2020 08:20 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by russel
I stand corrected! Thanks for opening my eyes. :)


Hi Russel,

They are quiet rare, from all I own are only this two double edged.

Cheers,
Detlef


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