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Old 1st November 2020, 04:04 PM   #15
Sajen
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Originally Posted by kai
Those you cite exhibit traditional workmanship - I'd tend to believe that Eric's example is post-WW2, possibly quite recent considering the scabbard and the seemingly fresh resin; also fixing the tang with a metal pin is not traditional and functionally not terribly convincing if done from any soft metal...
Hello Kai,

Like the others I think that I am correct by my dating, compare the example in question with this two big examples from my collection.

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Detlef
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