Blackjack value

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  1. diamondmike

    diamondmike

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    My sons girlfriend was a retired police officer and he passed away not long ago and my son ended up with a few Spring Handled BlackJacks.

    I remember police using BlackJacks from back when I was a kid and stopped using them because they could not inflick much real damage on a attacker.

    I am just wondering if they might have somekind of collectors value?
     
  2. El_Ron1

    El_Ron1 AAAAAAAAGHHH!!!

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    A blackjack srike to the head could be fatal. They were more of a teaching instrument for those who failed to understand the balance of power. I would imagine that many were rendered unconscious with a judicious blow from one.
     

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    "I remember police using BlackJacks from back when I was a kid and stopped using them because they could not inflick much real damage on a attacker."

    I think you have this backwards. They stopped using them because they could be deadly.
     
  4. El_Ron1

    El_Ron1 AAAAAAAAGHHH!!!

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    Well, that, and the general weakening of American society. :cool:
     
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    kahrcarrier FAHRENHEIT

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    I once knew a far-from-youthful bartender who was VERY effecient with a leather slap that he always carried in his back pocket.

    One, maybe two raps to the face or skull took the fight out of the rowdiest drunk, no matter their size or condition..............
     
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    I have a well used one given to me by an olde time investigator.
    :supergrin::supergrin:
     
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