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  1. wilkinson battle of britain Commemorative sword

    When did this sword get created. There were only 300 numbered swords made. I have a chance to buy one at auction.
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    Naval sword in an auction

    Hello, I see this item in an online auction. Looks original, but what is its actual identification? Hope you can follow the link.
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    Commemorative Poignard - Wilkinson Sword

    It has been a while since I submitted an item. I purchased this item at an auction. A limited edition of 134 produced for an Ontario Police Force in 1996. Most commemorative Swords, etc here in...
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    OK everyone, thank you very much for your...

    OK everyone, thank you very much for your insight. Yes, I have to agree with your Orange Order sword assessment. I doubt I will pursue bidding on this as it is not the type of Item that really...
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    Sword or Bayonnet?

    I see this item on an auction site. Wondering, is it a bayonnet, real military, or maybe ceremonial?. Seems to have an ivory handle, but have no other info other than these pics, which I hope gives...
  6. Appreciate the comment. In that era, I would...

    Appreciate the comment. In that era, I would expect that the recipients of such gifts would appreciate it more than we might in this day and age.
  7. gentlemen(Mr Mathieson and Mr Hopkins), thank you...

    gentlemen(Mr Mathieson and Mr Hopkins), thank you for crisp responses to my query. I will pass this information on to the family.
  8. help with the Identification of this sword

    Helping a family friend. This sword has been in the family since its origin.
    Inscribed on the scabbard is "Presented to Quarter Master McCoy on his promotion by non Com Officers and gunners of No 2...
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    More Facts

    I found my notes. Sword bought at a shop called James H. Cohen & sons. Sabre was tagged "Manuf. By Emerson & Silver Trenton NJ. Their date is 1864. All I can see on one side is SC4, and on other I do...
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    My salute to the Civil War

    Always nice to get a note form readers who also have interest in Swords, especially those who are Much more knowledgeable than me.

    Even some Canadians take an interest in US History. About 25 yrs...
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    Sword pics

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    Not sure if PICS have been inserted properly (I am new at this). In any event, the 50th sword (no red maple leaf on hilt) has a blade of 30 inches, the 75th with a red maple leaf has...
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    Query

    Dan, do you know if commemorative swords ended when BCI ended? The aviation art continued with a firm in Canada for a while (as I got some prints from them). My files don't seem to have anything on...
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    Update

    I have acquired the swords. I took a bit of a risk by entering an absentee bid(I was not able to see them in person), but am happy with the condition and prices. I can share the prices I paid, if...
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    50th &75th RCAF commemorative swords

    I have a chance to bid on these at an auction. Have only seen pictures, but does anyone have guidance on what/where I might determine reasonable value? I am in Ontario Canada.
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