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Old 27th September 2020, 12:32 PM   #1
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Just bought these two...
Reminds me of a Faca de Ponta...
Got them for almost nothing but can maybe use them as letter opener when I got any letters...

Should appreciate any opinions at all about them...

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Old 27th September 2020, 03:56 PM   #2
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Nice letter openers. Blades very shiney - chromed?
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Old 28th September 2020, 10:54 AM   #3
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Thank you, Rich!
I am not sure... Will probably get them this week and then I will know for sure...

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Old 28th September 2020, 05:06 PM   #4
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Should these be moved over to miscellaneous?
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Old 28th September 2020, 06:02 PM   #5
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Sizes?
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Letter openers ? Sure thing .
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Old 28th September 2020, 07:19 PM   #7
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kronckew Sizes?

21,5 cm

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Old 28th September 2020, 08:15 PM   #8
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So, assuming you mean Length Overall, roughly 8.5 inches. Letter opener size.
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Old 4th October 2020, 10:49 PM   #9
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This both are real faca de ponta, mid 20th century.
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Old 5th October 2020, 04:22 AM   #10
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Thanks Detlef. I agree these are actually fancy faca da ponta made for the tourist trade with plated blades. The traditional leather sheaths suggest they were not intended to be letter openers (although they could be used as such).
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Old 5th October 2020, 12:39 PM   #11
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Thank you guys, for your inputs. I really appreciate it! So much knowledge!

Detlev, I must admit that I am amazed of your knowledge. You have what I call an eye for an item... You see things which I do not see... Well, I see them too when you have pointed them out for me...

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