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Article about: Hi all,i'd like your opinions on this First Luft miniature, 25 cm of lemght...the maker mark seems nt very crisp so i have a little concern...many thanks

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    Hi all,i'd like your opinions on this First Luft miniature, 25 cm of lemght...the maker mark seems nt very crisp so i have a little concern...many thanks
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    I quite like it.
    It looks period to me
    Doug

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    Also my idea!
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    looks a good one to me.

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    my 2 cents:

    the grip is not what i would expect on a Hörster mini, the leather and that type of gripwire is not commonly seen on Hörster mini's:
    I would like to see a celluloid grip with a twisted wire.
    I would pass on this one.

    Regards
    Ger

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    thanks Ger...my idea is that the grip has been taken from a luft sword miniature and the wire was replaced
    Thanks again

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    I would not be too sure that Horster didn't use both type of grips both celluloid and leather covered.

    I think it is perfectly reasonable that the leather grip was on more of a luxury item.

    First up a labelled Horster Mini with leather covered grip

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    Typical Celluloid handle that Ger refers to

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    All the best
    Doug

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    Hi Doug,

    i didnt say it couldnt be Original, i said: not what i expect on a Hörster mini, in fact i have seen dozens all having the celluloid grip.
    In this case i simply prefer a well known textbook example over a "DeLuxe" example.

    thats why i said: my 2 cents....

    Ger

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