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    Posted 11 years ago

    CantStopBu…
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    I picked this up at an antique store today for a great price and I want to find out more about them. They both have the exact same markings but one is a couple inches shorter and has a different hilt design. The hilt design on one appears to be some type of flower while the other resembles a bird. I am most interested in finding out what the markings in the last photo mean. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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    1. CantStopBuying, 11 years ago
      Thanks officialfuel.
    2. CantStopBuying, 11 years ago
      Thanks BELLIN68.
    3. CantStopBuying, 11 years ago
      Thanks vetraio50.
    4. CantStopBuying, 11 years ago
      Does anyone know what the markings mean?
    5. CantStopBuying, 11 years ago
      Should I clean the oil off of the blade and hilt?
    6. rocketman rocketman, 11 years ago
      Both chinese fakes .............sorry too have to tell you.

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