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    LOL Ebay dirk description

    The description is absurd

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-ANTIQU...16.m2516.l5255

    Compare to the dirks seen here http://www.xmarksthescot.com/forum/s...29#post1355929

    To me the Ebay dirk is priced far too high for what it is.
    Last edited by OC Richard; 4th April 18 at 04:06 AM.
    Proud Mountaineer from the Highlands of West Virginia; son of the Revolution and Civil War; first white settlers on the Guyandotte

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    Looks conspicuously like a Windless Steelcraft dirk that has been left out in the elements. Incidentally, Windless of India are military contractors to a number of nations, and claim to be supplying the U.K. MOD with certain ceremonial edged weapons and other regalia as well. Could be. The MOD has flirted in the past with saving money by using India and Pakistan for pipes (C. WWII), Highland accouterments, kilts etc.
    My Clans: Guthrie, Sinclair, Sutherland, MacRae, McCain-Maclachlan, MacGregor-Petrie, Johnstone, Hamilton, Boyd, MacDonald-Alexander, Patterson, Thompson. Welsh:Edwards, Williams, Jones. Paternal line: Brandenburg/Prussia.

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    No apparent markings...I guess "India" was filed off at some point. Poorly made blade. Terrible condition - artificially "aged" - and a poor description. Asking far too much for a suspect piece, IMHO.

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    Looking at his feedback, he does seem to have a unique relationship with the term "antique."
    "You'll find that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view." -Obi Wan Kenobi

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    Well, I was struck right off with the comment that it's 17th or 18th century Victorian. That's a bit of rewriting history, as the Victorian era was in the 19th century.

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