Vintage Swinguards

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JulesVane
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Vintage Swinguards

Post by JulesVane » Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:02 pm

My small collection of vintage swinguards in 9", 8" & 7". 3 with the desirable Made in Italy stamps. Interestingly, the 9" stag model has a full flat-grind blade with no swedge that I don't think is too common on vintage models. ...

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Re: Vintage Swinguards

Post by gunner » Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:41 am

A beautiful set there! Very few of mine have made in italy. And a 9" stag is very hard to find! I have one super heavy, dark and bumpy one.
I've recently heard about a vintage Italian 5 1/2" size swing guard. Have you seen these? A standard 6 1/4" handle pattern with shorter blade?
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Re: Vintage Swinguards

Post by whippersnapper » Tue Apr 07, 2020 1:56 am

Nice!

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Re: Vintage Swinguards

Post by thom » Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:56 am

Nice. I don't own any swinguards. I might have to look for one after seeing the recent pictures.

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Re: Vintage Swinguards

Post by Tom19176 » Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:52 am

Nice old ones !!!!!!

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Re: Vintage Swinguards

Post by texans123 » Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:21 pm

Very nice. Love vintage swingers. I have a few myself, they are well made and fire great. Here is a 6 1/4" example since this sized was previously mentioned here. Marked PATENT on backside. I've never seen 5 1/2" swinger but would enjoy seeing one for sure.
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Re: Vintage Swinguards

Post by Jackalope » Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:36 pm

Very nice set!

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Re: Vintage Swinguards

Post by JulesVane » Wed Apr 08, 2020 2:37 pm

Thanks guys! Texan, that’s a great size to find, awesome! Jeff: I hope you find the smalls you’re looking for too. I’ve heard of those 5.5” but sadly never held one. Good luck in your search.
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