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Re: Real or repro

Posted by Ron Ketcham on Tuesday, 20 August 2013, at 9:14 a.m., in response to Real or repro, posted by Dick Hosmer on Sunday, 18 August 2013, at 11:45 p.m.

It wouldn't surprise me, Dick. I have seen a couple of excellent reproduction Springfield Model 1880 Hunting Knives. The tip-off is usually the stamping of the serial numbers on that one, but I don't believe that the Hospital Knife bears a s/n. I would think that the etched panel on the Hospital Knife would be hard to copy and would be a giveaway.


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