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Newsletter No. 212 August 16, 2016

Newsletter No. 212 August 16, 2016

The Notorious Atwood Birdshead Fantasy Dagger by Harry von Johnston, PhD Many legends and rumors existing among the edged weapon collectors community that enable crooked dealers to earn large sums of money from the trusting and gullible.. In this case I define a sucker is a collector who prefers to give credence to dealer`s assertions rather than spending money on informative books. This failing concerns both enthusiasts searching for cheap originals and the nouveau riche who can easily spend thousands…

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Newsletter No. 211 August 6, 2016

Newsletter No. 211 August 6, 2016

  by Harry von Johnston, PhD Now that I am retired from the CIA, I have some free time on my hands so when Mr. Royster asked me ┬áto write an article on publications and organizations created for the sole purpose of selling fake daggers and other edged weapons, I accepted it with pleasure. Thanks to my gallery of advanced collectors, I have been able to secure access to new sources of information which are generally unavailable for the majority…

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