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Historical sword information and identification research:
Unfortunately, we are not in position to provide identification research.
Even if your sword has the WKC mark on the blade, we are unable to assist with identification and historical research. WKC has been in business since 1883, but, due to the intensive Allied bombing of Solingen during WWII and the looting that occurred in the late stages of the war and soon thereafter, there are no WKC records prior to WWII.
However, you will find below some advice to begin your research.
Most research into the history of a sword begins with trying to identify the sword maker. You may first consider that not all swords handcrafted in
All WKC swords are produce with the following mark on the blade.
If you want to learn more about your antique sword, this is what we recommend:
You'll likely find other swords that are similar to yours listed on a variety of web sites and might be able to discern some of your sword's history and value by such searching.
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