Hitler youth knife for best offer of a firearm

Discussion in 'Edged Weapon Classifieds' started by WillaminaOR, May 16, 2013.

  1. WillaminaOR

    WillaminaOR
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    I've had this Hitler youth knife for a while. Just not much of a knife collector. I'd like to trade for a gun of some sort. Values on the Internet range from a couple hundred up to $750. I do not have the sheath for it.

    Not sure what all info to list so post questions here and I'll answer. I'll post a picture later today.

    Thanks, Bryan
     
  2. AlphaCoyote

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    You could just keep it and join the Hitler Youth. Plenty of people around here have that group on speed dial and could hook you up.
     
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    :laugh:
     
  4. WillaminaOR

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    I think I'm a little old to be joining Hitler's youth, not that I really think that way either. Here are the pics. 20130516_201340.jpg 20130516_201412.jpg

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  5. AlphaCoyote

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    Sorry man, I was just joking. It wasn't intended as a slight on you. Cool historical piece.
     
  6. redbos99

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    It is history for sure, if youhave ever been to Europe and saw the "death camps" it might change your perspective on joking......
     
  7. WillaminaOR

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    I found a little humor in it, though it really isn't a joking matter. Knife is still available. May entertain cash offers too but still mainly looking to trade.

    Bryan
     
  8. jutbucks13

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    That's not a knife you run across everyday. Nice piece of history. Good luck with your trade.
     
  9. WillaminaOR

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    Knife is still available. I think this might be the wrong forum for historical collectibles but since I'm here already...

    Thanks,
    Bryan
     
  10. jbett98

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    Any documentation on the knife.
    After the war, there was a huge market in the US for GI souvenir bring backs and a lot of counterfeit war memorabilia was produced. Hitler Youth daggers being one of the most copied.
    I would contact someone who specializes in them.
     
  11. WillaminaOR

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    Got a link to someone? I wouldn't even know where to start.

    I did look at values before posting and didn't see any mention of counterfeits. I'm certainly not trying too scam anyone but I don't know the history of this knife and I'm not real keen on investing money into authenticating it without any guaranty on selling it.

    I guess if someone is interested in it, please know what you're looking at.

    Thanks,
    Bryan
     
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    I'm not casting aspersions, just passing on some info that I learned the hard way.
    There are numerous You Tube videos showing how to spot real from fakes.
     
  13. WillaminaOR

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    I'll take a look when I have a chance.

    Bryan
     

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