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Kreigsmarine dagger Alcoso - ask for help

Article about: Hi guys, here is another ask for help this time with this Alcoso navy dagger with late maker mark. After all experience with navy daggers I had possibility to purchase it is better to ask yo

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    Hi guys,
    here is another ask for help this time with this Alcoso navy dagger with late maker mark. After all experience with navy daggers I had possibility to purchase it is better to ask you if it is good one or not.
    Thank you, Mike

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    I cannot see anything wrong with it,nice one.

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    Its not good, the pommel is Eickhorn, grip segments look too bulbous for original white one, cross guard is generic, looks like Eickhorn scabbard and the maker mark is not one I have seen and should have Solingen written underneath, blade could be post war but not sure.

    Best Tomaz.

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    Hi Mike.
    I agree with Tomaz. The dagger looks to be an Eickhorn product. To define of the crossguard we need a better pictures of it. The blade is a repro in my opinion.
    Best, Oleg.

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    Hi,
    thank yo for help, I was searching more in internet but I did not find similar one wiht the same markings. I will avoid this one and will wait for another attempt.
    Mike

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    The Logo caught my eye as appearing too big and commercial looking. The stamping is not early period.

    @ Harry .....study some of the threads on this forum and the rest of the website. An ascending post count should be the last of your worries..... focus on topic content

    Thankyou Tomaz and Oleg for chiming in ....... or Mike would of walked away with not so good information.

    Regards Larry
    It is not the size of a Collection in History that matters......Its the size of your Passion for it!! - Larry C

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    Interesting fake piece. They have used some real parts like the scabbard and pommel (both Eickhorn). I agree with the others that the blade and grip are post war. The portepee is a repro too.

    Danny

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    First and most obvious red flag is the maker's mark. Aside from the other obvious bits, the portapee is oddly 2-toned in color and the leather disc looks brand new. The lock mechanism is also nearly unused from it's appearance. A sneaky put-together of some original and some repro parts. Nothing that I would want or purchase for my collection.
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    Well at least someone took the time to properly tie the knot!

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