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Luft dagger by Alcoso

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    Hi, had this for some while but am intriged by the naming on the blade, William Gunther, Dresden.Is this the retailers details or the owners?
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    Hii, it will be a retailer/distributors marking. The same mark has been observed on Fireman's dress bayonets. I think this mark will be fairly rare.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Thanks for that Ade, i don't think they would have continued trading after bomber commands visit!

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    Hi OKW


    Here is my Alcoso luftwaffe dagger:


    Greetz

    Nick VR
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    Hi Nick, nice. I see your manufacturers mark runs along the blade, my one runs across, alcoso arched over the scale symbol and solingen under that. i did take a picture but it was useless. Do you know which mark was in use first?

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    Hi OKW , really nice patina on your dagger , and the Dresden retailer stamp, love it

    Hi Nick , nice dagger also

    OKW , i believe that the Alex Coppell maker mark on Nicks dagger is the earlier version

    cheers Al

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    Hi Allerberger


    Thanks glad you like it, I bought it last year at an auction house. It came from the estate of a deceased retired pilot...


    Greetz

    Nick VR

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    Hi Nick , would that have been the officer who originally owned the dagger ?
    If so that would be fantastic

    cheers Al

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