Actually, the missing ring may have been done by the original owner. Many of them did remove them to accommodate the vertical hanger, so I would not overly worry about it. One of the immediate problems that I am seeing is that the sheath has been painted. Again, possibly by the original owner, but impossible to say for sure. It is a early issued Robert Klaas and is in about average condition-aside from the unfortunate splitting of the grip wood. The blade also looks to have possibly been polished, but this may be simply from the lighting. It's a good dagger.
Last edited by Wagriff; 02-03-2016 at 10:42 AM.
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Nice Klaas Patrick. This producer has that slim look grip that are seen on these examples. The 1935 dated vertical hanger supports this early maker. Nice to see that ! Thanks for sharing.
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