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Franzen
05-03-2005, 12:40 PM
Sorry, I don't know how to post pics but a friend posted a pic for me. I'm looking for further information on 3 knives I have. I'll post a link to a thread in SH3. Go to the 3rd from last post for the pic and last post for the details.

I would appreciate any further information on these knives please.

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/857101043/m/1061015213/p/3

Fritz Franzen

Franzen
05-03-2005, 12:40 PM
Sorry, I don't know how to post pics but a friend posted a pic for me. I'm looking for further information on 3 knives I have. I'll post a link to a thread in SH3. Go to the 3rd from last post for the pic and last post for the details.

I would appreciate any further information on these knives please.

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/857101043/m/1061015213/p/3

Fritz Franzen

Franzen
05-04-2005, 01:41 AM
bump!

Jumoschwanz
05-04-2005, 06:54 AM
A nice German girl from Stuttgart named Ursula Brigitte Inglitz gave me a Carl Schlieper folding knife once, it was a work of art. Thanks Ushi wherever you are now. S!

Jumoschwanz

PraetorHonoris
05-04-2005, 12:20 PM
ok...

left: This is a knife used by the Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces). I had such a knife, too. It is called Klappmesser. Usually Fallschirmj√¬§ger, Panzerm√¬§nner and U-Bootm√¬§nner have them issued by standart.
It is Nr.220 on the Nachweis f√ľr Bekleidung pers√¬∂nliche Ausr√ľstung (verification for clothing and personal equipment) in the Luftwaffe and Heer (Army), Teil B - Kampfausstattung (part B - battle equipment).

middle: IMO this is an Offiziersdolch der Luftwaffe, an officers' dagger, seldom worn as addition to the parade dress (called Sarrasani).
From 1940 on, Unteroffiziere mit Portepee (high NCOs) were also allowed to wear them.

faustnik
05-04-2005, 12:31 PM
Here's a real knife:

http://pages.sbcglobal.net/mdegnan/_images/K-bar2.jpg

Franzen
05-04-2005, 12:31 PM
Hi Praetor,

You mean the middle piece(the letter opener) is a model of the actual knife you were speaking of?

Fritz

Franzen
05-04-2005, 12:32 PM
Faustnik,

What is the story behind that knife?

Fritz

faustnik
05-04-2005, 12:35 PM
That's a USMC K-Bar.

PraetorHonoris
05-04-2005, 12:45 PM
Franzen,

the middle piece is not a letter opener, but an officers' dagger as far as I know.
(Offiziersdolch der Luftwaffe)

LeadSpitter_
05-04-2005, 04:21 PM
what ever happened to bruno duffort, he use to make some nice knives and aircraft models.

Franzen
05-04-2005, 10:37 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by PraetorHonoris:
Franzen,

the middle piece is not a letter opener, but an officers' dagger as far as I know.
(Offiziersdolch der Luftwaffe) </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Hi Praetor,

It's only 22cm,about 8.66 inches long and the it says"Braunschweiger Daily News"on the blade. I'm pretty sure it's a letter opener. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Fritz

PraetorHonoris
05-05-2005, 06:26 AM
Ups http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif
ok, I only looked for the shape and the hand hold...
Officers' dagger were not made by a news paper.

Franzen
05-05-2005, 09:25 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by PraetorHonoris:
Officers' dagger were not made by a news paper. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Ha ha ha, I tend to agree http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif

Do you think this was modelled after an officer's dagger?

Fritz

PraetorHonoris
05-06-2005, 12:09 AM
Yes:

http://www.buddel.de/antik/so1054d.jpg

Franzen
05-06-2005, 12:41 AM
hey Praetor,

That's nice, I'd like to have that one. Then I'd have a letter opener and a parcel opener, ha ha ha. Do you actually have that piece or was a pic you found?

I was in Hannover a few months ago and visited a Fleamarket. I found a dagger that was supposed to be authentic but I had no way of telling; I'm no expert. I really wanted to buy it but 100 Euro was too much for what I figured to be a Polish made replica. The price was too small for the original me thinks. I was told most of the pieces on the market today are polish made replicas. I wish I knew more about how to authenticate something like this.

I was also in a fleamarket in Beijing and found a set of WW2 German medals. Normally in China you can always bargain the price and get what you want for 20% the asking price. This guy wanted 1000(100 Euro) yuan and wouldn't budge. I had no way to verify the authenticity but visually studyied them for a long time.

Not long ago, a buddy from Manheim(living in Beijing) showed me his grandfathers medals. After seeing the real thing I feel the medals in the fleamarket were real. All the details and machine markings were the same. I went back to the market but couldn't find the medals. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif

Maybe next time I'll take my chances.

Fritz

PraetorHonoris
05-06-2005, 12:51 AM
It is a pic I found.
anyhow, I am not so keen on militaria and I am not an expert for it at all...

Werre_Fsck
05-06-2005, 09:33 AM
You can get medal replicas for 10-50 euros. 100 is high for replica unless it's a very good one. The round ones are usually good looking enough, as are the all-metal eagles and luftwaffe insignias, but the iron cross and german cross etc replicas are usually of very low quality and materials. Then again the german cross is so hideously ugly that who would want it anyway :-) belt buckles cost more and dagger etc replicas cost a lot more, in region of hundreds.

Franzen
05-06-2005, 09:49 AM
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