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Old 25th August 2020, 11:39 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Lee
It was certainly not new in the mid 1970s when I acquired it and it has not added much appearance of further aging, so it surely could be older than my guess. Perhaps, if not very likely, the black electrical tape wrapping of the scabbard replaced an original traditional wrapping more like yours.
Quite possible. I have another (provenanced) WWII-era piece that had the scabbard wrapped in black electrical tape.

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