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Military and Wartime1621 of 4147Unknown SwordRepublican Dinner 1966 in Washinton for Eisenhower
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Posted 2 years ago

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Vintage_Joe
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Showcase framed. Maybe replica of roman spear from garage sale. I don't know much of it. Bronze tip 31cm long.

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  1. lovedecanters lovedecanters, 2 years ago
    Not Roman, Chinese. It looks real but unfortunately the Chinese are genius at forging old bronzes, so it probably isn't. If the frame it is in is relatively modern then it is more likely it isn't real. I also found this one that is exactly the same:
    http://www.panoramio.com/photo/43941202

    Being bronze, it was highly unlikely that it would be Roman, as the Romans were firmly in the iron age.

    It's still cool, and worth getting someone to check if it is fake, because if it isn't...... Chinese antiques are hot at the moment.
  2. Vintage_Joe Vintage_Joe, 2 years ago
    Thanks lovedecanters the link.
    It looks like my item very much, i don't know for sure, broze, iron or something else because my item is still in case.
    Very interesting detail in showcase has number at top, like a part collection some kind.
  3. lovedecanters lovedecanters, 2 years ago
    The patination on yours looks like bronze to me and if you look at the close up photo on the one in the museum it also have the same criss-cross pattern on it.
    http://www.panoramio.com/photo/43941229
  4. Vintage_Joe Vintage_Joe, 2 years ago
    Yes i notice that but chinese people are smart to copy everything. ;)

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