German Heer dagger authentic?

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German Heer dagger authentic?

Post by Dieter J » 27 May 2018 21:47

I got offered this Heer dagger from WKC Solingen.
I don't know for sure if it's a real or a fake one.
Below the photo's I have.
Thank you in advance for your help.
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Re: German Heer dagger authentic?

Post by von thoma » 27 May 2018 22:49

It's a good one, but crossguard and blade in shabby state.
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Re: German Heer dagger authentic?

Post by Dieter J » 28 May 2018 16:29

Ok, thank you for your help. Do you think it would be a good deal to buy it for about 200 euros?
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Dieter

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Re: German Heer dagger authentic?

Post by John G. » 28 May 2018 20:02

200 euros isn't a bad price in my opinion.... IMO only the blade is really shabby, the guard isn't that bad and the blade might clean up.... even if not, for that price it's a good deal.
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Re: German Heer dagger authentic?

Post by Dieter J » 28 May 2018 21:01

Thanks, do you have some tips of how I can clean it, without making it even worse? :)

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Re: German Heer dagger authentic?

Post by John G. » 28 May 2018 23:09

looking at the blade, you'd probably need a professional who knew how to properly polish the blade.....probably not worth the effort. It's in it's original condition as is..... sometimes a little wd-40 will help. Still a good deal at that price.
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Re: German Heer dagger authentic?

Post by Dieter J » 29 May 2018 00:20

Yes, I was thinking the same. I mostly use WD-40, it preserves but don't influence the original shape.
Consulting an expert would indeed be too expensive for what the dagger is worth.
Thanks and best regards,
Dieter

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