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Old 9th November 2017, 07:29 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by A. G. Maisey
, but who wants to do that scratching on a visible and finished surface?


I would gladly scratch this hilt down to the core... (oops, I said it )
It is plain ugly and and no match with the blade or scabbard.

The scabbard is of a later date than the blade.
But the hilt must surely be a later addition again.

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Willem
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