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Article about: Just got this short sword any info would be great maybe german ww1 or ww2 or not. ERIC.

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    Just got this short sword any info would be great maybe german ww1 or ww2 or not. ERIC.
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    Certainly not German WW2.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Thanks Ade. anyone else have any input? ERIC.

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    Style of the blade seems older than WWI............
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    i would venture to guess eastern european

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    It looks more like a short naval boarding sword/cutlass, but no idea as to which country

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    I believe it's an "espada ancha" a type of sword used in Mexico and other places in Spanish colonial America.

    Len

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    I believe it's an "espada ancha" a type of sword used in Mexico and other places in Spanish colonial America.

    Len

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    Sadly Eric is not with us to appreciate these posts ...
    " When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "

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