Only time I played d1 online the second I entered the game I was given a grandfather sword and a full gear setup at level one. Pretty impresive you have held on the the characters for six years though.
Diablo 1 was my first online game and i played it when i was 12 or 13 years old. As soon as i entered on my first game a guy gave me a buch of duped items...After some time i joined a clan and our goal was to be 100% legit.
When i gave up and moved to other games i had the best gear for the 3 classes all legit. Loved this game too much.