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Old 6th December 2017, 09:07 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Foxbat
As others already indicated, the pommel does look suspicious, a far more traditional form would be as in the picture below, but without actually examining the item I would not declare it a replacement.

The grip wire is undoubtedly rather poor replacement. Most good examples of that style have finer grips. Here is the picture of the similar rapier, where I redid the grip wire - it improved the appearance quite a bit.

Can the pommels typically be unscrewed from the tang?
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