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Old 25th January 2008, 08:17 PM   #1
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Question Throwing knife picture gamble

I have bought from this fellow before but still a gamble. It does look a little rough, but the final price was a good 2/3 less than one would expect. Perhaps it will clean up quite pretty. It may even be old?

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Old 25th January 2008, 08:46 PM   #2
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I was watching this one, too. I think it's a good one. I thought the price would have been higher.

As far as I can see from the pic, this piece has one side which is flat and the other one isn't. That's the way it should be with throwing knives.

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Old 25th January 2008, 10:43 PM   #3
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Old 14th February 2008, 11:29 AM   #4
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Finally got this and given it a brush up and acting on good advice I have decided that this is enough. I cannot call it rough and ready as essentially it is the same forged form as the fine example Luc shows with engraved decoration. More a grotesque, forged on a rough anvil {marks to both sides, is that deliberate?}with sharp ground edges ready for use. Its raw basic energy appeals to me a lot. I am really pleased with it. Before and after.


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Seems to be a good, older piece. I see some pitting, but what do you want in the Central African climate.
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