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Old 18th November 2011, 09:44 PM   #5
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Thasnk you so much for your impressions Jim,

Originally Posted by Jim McDougall
... I think the fullering on this blade is intriguing in that it runs the entire lenth of the blade to the point. I am wondering more on the purpose or convention with this, as of course most fullers terminate far before the point...

I have previously checked this point with someone you know , as also later i observed pictures of some examples out there.
This fullering custom is typical in these swords.

Originally Posted by Jim McDougall
... In many swords and daggers it seems that decoration and detail tend to apply more to the obverse or outward side of the weapon, as the part of course more visible...

As also proposed by Michl ... so, two in one .
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