GUN sword question

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  1. cruzr180

    cruzr180 I'm addictive!!

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    ok I also got a sword from my dad for xmas.

    I am trying to find out how old it is and maybe what it is worth. Any ideas?

    Anyone know some sword message boards?

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  2. skeletor25rs

    skeletor25rs Yetis & Deer

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    Did your dad mug a conquistador?
     
  3. cruzr180

    cruzr180 I'm addictive!!

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    nope :)

    got that a 2 others from an auction I do believe. I chose this one because it was in the best shape.
     
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    Oh you can also ask at Bladeforums.com
     
  6. cruzr180

    cruzr180 I'm addictive!!

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    it is a japanese army parade saber
    from late 1800's/early 1900's
    worth $100-200 or so

    I am going to clean it up a bit and hang it somewhere.
     
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    skeletor25rs Yetis & Deer

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    Seems to me it would be worth more being that old. You should take it to the 'Antique Road Show' next time its in your area :rofl:
     
  8. JwM

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    Leave it like that, I think that aged look adds to the coolness of it.
     
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    If you're sure about the age and type of sword it is don't clean it yourself get it done by a pro, you can mess things up doing the restoration on your own pretty easily. Also if it's something you want to keep as a collectors item, see how restoring it will affect it's value.
     
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    http://www.cordys.co.nz/current/Dec04/MISCELLANEOUS.htm

    #50. A WWII Japanese army parade sabre, Company Officers grade, original scabbard, length overall 96. $400

    Now if it's a hand forged blade, they say it's rare and the price goes up. Have someone check it out, you may have yourself a very valuable antique.
     

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