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Iraqi Sword I bought for $180.00 in Iraq

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I am currently serving my 4th tour here in Iraq and I am always looking to buy new Iraqi Military relics for my Iraqi Militaria collection. Well I just came across an Iraqi Officers sword that I bought for $180.00. The sword has some wear on it and some parts are missing but I will not complain becuse I picked it up very cheap.

-The handel is cracked

-1x of the rings for mounting is missing

-Missing brown leather mounting strap

The sword was manufactured by WKC Solingen in Germany.

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Lorenzo

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Iraqi Republic of Saddam Hussein

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The blade is marked on both sides with the Iraqi Republic Slogan.

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The sword was manufactured by WKC Solingen in Germany.

Thank you for viewing

Lorenzo

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wow. I love the blade. great buy!!!

Wish I could get a proper sword for my collection at that amount! lucky you :-)

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A great item, and an amazing bargain! Congrats :cheers:

I wouldnt worry at all with regqrds to the missing peices and small crack - its from a great maker and at that price who could complain?!

All the best

Dan

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wow. I love the blade. great buy!!! Wish I could get a proper sword for my collection at that amount! lucky you :-)
Thank you very much, I was shocked to see the sword hanging up on the wall. When I looked at the sword and saw the Eagle on it I grabbed it and said how much. The price started off at $200.00 then I bought it for $180.00, I am very happy with it;) Lorenzo Edited by Iraqi Militaria

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A great item, and an amazing bargain! Congrats :cheers:

I wouldnt worry at all with regqrds to the missing peices and small crack - its from a great maker and at that price who could complain?!

All the best

Dan

Dan

Thank you for viewing, and you are right the sword should stay in its original condition. I would like to find a leather strap for mounting it and another original ring for it.

Thank you

Lorenzo

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Dan

Thank you for viewing, and you are right the sword should stay in its original condition. I would like to find a leather strap for mounting it and another original ring for it.

Thank you

Lorenzo

Dear Lorenzo:

This is a very interesting sword. I am certain that WKC can help you regarding the missing parts. They have a shop on-line. They might even be able to tell you when they had the contract for this sword.

Stay safe and have a good tour.

Best regards,

"SPM"

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SPM

Thank you very much for the viewing and information for a good way to find parts for the sword.

Thank you

Lorenzo

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SPM

Thank you very much for the viewing and information for a good way to find parts for the sword.

Thank you

Lorenzo

Here is the link to their shop on-line: http://www.wkc-solingen.de/newshop/index.html

Best regards,

"SPM"

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I took more pictures of my swort today just wanted to post them;)

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Iraqi Sword manufactured by WKC Solingen in Germany.

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Iraqi Sword WKC Solingen in Germany.

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Iraqi Sword WKC Solingen in Germany.

-Missing one of these types of rings

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Iraqi Sword WKC Solingen in Germany.

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Iraqi Sword WKC Solingen in Germany.

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