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    Sorry for slow repley... Not signed in for...

    Sorry for slow repley... Not signed in for months..

    The kukri is original, so is the frog... The scabbard isnt.

    Spiral
  2. I dont think horn can be attributed to any...

    I dont think horn can be attributed to any particular period.

    I could be wrong but it rather looks an assemblage of parts to me.

    J
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    Thank You Matt thats excellent! Cheers for...

    Thank You Matt thats excellent! Cheers for sharing your knowledge and thoughts! Realy great stuff.





    That Great Will, Thank you! More grist to the mill!
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    Many thanks to both Matt and John. ...

    Many thanks to both Matt and John.

    Fascinating stuff!

    Might the term "solid hilt" Which is sometimes seen on these earlier swords and not used in conjunction with the term "patent" signify a...
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    Wilkinson patent hilt...

    Does anybody have any information on when the earliest recorded patent hilt was produced by the Wilkinson sword company ? Did it make any reference to Reeves patent, and was it before ,or after...
  6. Hi Eric thanks for your P.Knecht examples, &...

    Hi Eric thanks for your P.Knecht examples, & specs, Great stuff & swords! any idea of which countries they were made for? I think Ive seen one similar to the shorter one, which had a French...
  7. Thank you Javier! First off, my apologies...

    Thank you Javier!

    First off, my apologies for having lost your "I think" by the time I reached your "The weapons could be originally planed for, lets say Chile, but finally diverted to some...
  8. Thank you for your thoughts! I think in part...

    Thank you for your thoughts!

    I think in part you may be confusing his post 1820 son with PW knecht himself perhaps?

    I also wonder if you are also mistaking your thoughts as an factual...
  9. I seem to have missed this etching/engraving out....

    I seem to have missed this etching/engraving out.

    Interestingly 3 stars do match Grand Columbia symbols from 1819/1820 era...which of course overlaps with the !820 closing date for PW Knecht!
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  10. Thank you! Excellent! Yes a friend also ...

    Thank you! Excellent! Yes a friend also pointed out that Ecuador used the fasces as a symbol. Any links to examples of P.Knecht swords for south America?

    After some research over the last week...
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    http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y266/qwer3/1796/1796%209.png

    http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y266/qwer3/1796/1796%2010.png

    http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y266/qwer3/1796/1796%2011.png
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  12. Hi Glen, Cheers! All the symbols seem...

    Hi Glen, Cheers! All the symbols seem plausible for Italy, but some other then Republicans may have used them?

    I assumed not USA , France or Mexico as no Eagles or Snakes,

    Not Britain,...
  13. German Damascus Officers 1796 Light Cavalry varient made for whom?

    Picked this beast up last week, & need some knowledgeable input to help me identify which country or model variant it actually is, if it is!

    Made by PW Knecht of Solingen , Which I understand...
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    Excellent question.. Mark. As Chris points out...

    Excellent question.. Mark.

    As Chris points out No one reliable has researched this field....

    ~I would still surmise the E date marks were , a Army purchase. but I know of no evidence to...
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    Thanks Mike , I was happy to help... Spiral

    Thanks Mike , I was happy to help...

    Spiral
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    This article might help a little Dennis. ...

    This article might help a little Dennis.

    http://www.swordforum.com/forums/showthread.php?115916-2015-update-to-the-20th-century-Gurkha-issue-kukri-article

    And this one is essential to learn...
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    Indeed! Although it looks like a Karda & could be...

    Indeed! Although it looks like a Karda & could be used as such, there actualy quite well made tiny kukris marketed in the shops & bazaars of India around the end of ww2 for the then tourists,...
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    Hi Ross, sorry I've not got your email...

    Hi Ross,

    sorry I've not got your email address our Id have messaged you.

    I've had many eventful years {just on 12 } on ikrhs & dealt with some great people , friends and associates and shared...
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    Yes the trickiness of the net without facial...

    Yes the trickiness of the net without facial expressions & body language...my error I'm sure...



    Superhuman & Sexy... What else? :D
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    As above, looks like its very small as well? ...

    As above, looks like its very small as well?



    And some say I'm savage....:p
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    Happy new year ! :D

    Happy new year ! :D
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    Another beauty! Well done Captain! Here's my...

    Another beauty! Well done Captain!

    Here's my random impressions looking at it. {make of them what you will. :wink: }

    The fullers are exceptionally well done, it may be early 20th but once again...
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    Hi, Most presented kukri are kukri bought...

    Hi,


    Most presented kukri are kukri bought from a local shop for presentation. If the letter is correct, I would guess its the case with this example
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    It looks a fairly typical...
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    Preferably by post in a box! :p Address to...

    Preferably by post in a box! :p

    Address to follow...;)
  25. Thanks David, ok so probably wasn't Gurkha,...

    Thanks David, ok so probably wasn't Gurkha, Garhwal, Royal Engineers or Chindit issue then.

    If not worn on a frog, most likely a private purchase & stashed in bag, rucksack, suitcase whatever..for...
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