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Mplewis2017
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Identify?

Post by Mplewis2017 » Sun Jan 02, 2022 5:50 pm

We found this amongst my grandfather's possessions when he passed.
Just curious if anybody has any information on it or knows of its value.
Thanks 😁
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Re: Identify?

Post by Ridgegrass » Sun Jan 02, 2022 7:43 pm

Just a guess, c.1930's souvenir, German made. Some folks collect those from all over. I'm not much for values but my guess a pretty good price would be around $25. Who knows, it's a strange market these days.Good luck with it. J.O'.

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Re: Identify?

Post by Mumbleypeg » Sun Jan 02, 2022 9:20 pm

J.O. gave a good summary. It’s a tourist souvenir knife, not much value except perhaps to someone who has been to the location commemorated by the knife, or to,someone who collects tourist knives. I think I see “Solingen” in the tang stamp (Solingen is a knife making center in Germany where many knife makers operate), but can’t read the rest. If you use the graphite “lead” end of a pencil and rub it across the stamp it will remove some of the tarnish and highlight the letters without damaging the knife. That should make it legible.

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Re: Identify?

Post by Madmarco » Mon Jan 03, 2022 12:48 am

Mplewis2017 wrote:
Sun Jan 02, 2022 5:50 pm
We found this amongst my grandfather's possessions when he passed.
Just curious if anybody has any information on it or knows of its value.
Thanks 😁
I can't help to identify your knife MP, but I'd like to ::welcome:: you to AAPK! ::handshake:: 8)
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Re: Identify?

Post by Reverand » Mon Jan 03, 2022 3:41 am

Welcome to AAPK!
You have already received sound advice on the knife. I suggest that the greatest value of that knife is sentimental. Whether your Grandfather visited that town in Canada, or bought it just to use as a knife, the fact that it belonged to him is what matters.
I hope that it brings you happy memories to own it!
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Re: Identify?

Post by 1967redrider » Mon Jan 03, 2022 3:56 am

A very cool knife for you to have, and ::welcome:: to AAPK.

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Re: Identify?

Post by Whitneyrifle » Mon Jan 03, 2022 11:28 am

It appears to have REICO on the main blade. I believe this would indicate the knife was made in Germany. Here is a link to another REICO knife similar to yours....
https://picclick.com/Vintage-REICO-Made ... 08399.html

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