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I would like some info on this antique sword. It is a sort
I would like some info on this antique sword. It is a sort of primitive style weapon with a hammered steel blade, wooden handle, and fits in a sheath made of some sort of dried animal hide that has a … read more
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I would like some more information about this antique
I would like some more information about this antique African knife/machete. The weapon has a sheath made of wood. The handle is made of wood, and the tank and blade are made of steel. The weapon meas… read more
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Jon
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Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
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I have 2 metal pieces covered in stones that are unique. the
I have 2 metal pieces covered in stones that are unique. the first one is a pointed shoe with green, red & white songs. The shoe is smooth on the bottom and says Turkey on the inside. The other item w… read more
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FOR GLENDA - NO OTHER EXPERT, PLEASE Glenda. GURKHA KUKRI.
FOR GLENDA - NO OTHER EXPERT, PLEASEHi Glenda. GURKHA KUKRI. I'm sure it's a genuine Kukri rather than a copy. The sheath appears to be wood covered in leather. The hilt appears to be wood with a patt… read more
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Hi Robert,Not sure if these are both in your expertise... 1. Walking sticks - one is pretty old http://imgur.com/a/iR6RA2. Antique children's rocking chair circa 1850's original paint http://imgur.com… read more
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Robert S.
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I have a old parasol/umbrella that I have acquired. I
I have a old parasol/umbrella that I have acquired. I haven't been able to find another one even similar. I have posted by description and image, with little luck. I would like to know maker, age and … read more
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I have a small container made of copper with a brass handle
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I have a World War II German sword. It's about a yard long has a sheath or scabbard or what ever I would say good condition. It has 2 red stones for eyes of bird on handle. Any idea of approximate val… read more
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Wayne
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I have a Ames Sword (Chicopee, Mass) straight blade with the words "JEFFERSON GUARD" on the blade along with a scroll design on one side and ' LOUISIANA PURCHASE EXPOSITION" with scrolls on the other … read more
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I have a sword and was wondering how to find out its value
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I have a sword and sheath. Looks old and handmade. Sheath looks like it is made out of balsa. Handle is made of wood and brass. Sword looks rusty and has markings oval circle with 6 breaks, and 4 long… read more
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I found a very old sword in my basement and it has "Ms. Kinlay Edinburgh" inscribed on the sword. This sword is in a sheath which is leather and metal and also has a large stone at the base of the swo… read more
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