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Old 4th June 2015, 06:37 PM   #93
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Originally Posted by Battara
So far I would place this piece in the 1940s. The mounts could be white metal, or tarnished silver.

The pommel shape is not quite the earlier forms. I have seen these made going back to the 1950s. Earlier forms curve and are not bent straight.


Thank you Jose for your educated opinion. This would explain the sharp luks and the good condition. But the workmanship look quite good. Do you think that to this time they were worked for locals or for tourists?

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Detlef
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