Thanks for all your very good & clear photos of the rivets , they are perfectly genuine
i can confirm that your hj knife has not been messed with & all is genuine imo .
Regards Mac 66.
looks good imo
Well thank you guys !
Not to dissent, but why is the plastic of the grip panel looking rougher around the rivet by the crossguard than the one by the pommel? I would be inclined to think that this knife has been very expertly worked on at some time in it's life.
"Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."
I do not know , but this seems rivet longer, and there is a little space between the rivet and the plate
This is a later period produced hj knife & you can find small flaws in the workmanship just like most TR produced stuff, take a look at some later made RZM SA daggers with gaps in the grip to crossguard fit, poorly inserted grip eagles ect, ect, there is nothing wrong with the hj posted.
you're right, the RZM its not perfect