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  1. Much thanks Dale! I will relay your post to my...

    Much thanks Dale!
    I will relay your post to my friend, he will be excited to learn a little more about this sword. He hasn't bought this yet, and I have no idea what one should bring but hopefully...
  2. Oh, and if you clik on these pix, they will...

    Oh, and if you clik on these pix, they will enlarge/magnify.
  3. German (Imperial?) Degen ID please...

    A friend has sent me two pix of a sword he's found. It appears to be an Imperial era German degen, and these are the only pix I have. Anyone know the pattern name? or branch of service? It has a...
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    Thanks so much to all of you for your replies. As...

    Thanks so much to all of you for your replies. As I say, these belong to my friend David. I'll pass along all the info gained herein and then he can decide what to do with it all!

    compliments and...
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    A bunch of stuff...

    Sorry for the hodge-podge nature of this post, but my friend David who's collected/bought stuff all his life (he's now 75) has tons of stuff he's now looking to sell. And when it's knives, he comes...
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    The one on the far right looks to be a P1796...

    The one on the far right looks to be a P1796 British light cav. saber. I own one albiet a variant; blade wise that is.

    As for the story.. even a Fatherly one; never buy it. Things are what they...
  7. Napoleonic British sword: true story? or fiction?

    Sorry! I'll wait till its over to repost...
  8. Or, his cousin's sister's aunt on his dad's side,...

    Or, his cousin's sister's aunt on his dad's side, drank a tad too much whisky and took a few swipes at an iron fence rail with it. You can never judge condition save for what "condition" something's...
  9. Ned I'll do it. You mean this one yes? ...

    Ned I'll do it. You mean this one yes?
    ...
  10. Thank you John... I've the first three vol.s...

    Thank you John... I've the first three vol.s coming. I'll post a review someday of the series; or the ones I own at least.

    regards, m
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    Robert... not to hijack George's thread, but I...

    Robert... not to hijack George's thread, but I too have a Mame of which I'm keen to learn something about. It's marked " Fechheimer Bros. Cincinnati " And to my amazement, they're still in business!...
  12. A History of the British Cavalry 1816-1919, Vol. 2: 1851-1871

    Can anyone recommend this book? I'm looking for historic accounts of "time served" in the British Cavalry. Accounts of officers and EM as well. I assume there's a 1st vol. as well but damned if I can...
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    Sticky: Yes indeedy! Thanks Martin! ...

    Yes indeedy! Thanks Martin!

    regards, mitch
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    Thanks for the replies folks! I'm going to pass...

    Thanks for the replies folks!
    I'm going to pass on the sword...

    regards and thanks!
    mitch
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    Hmmm... so it's a 54? or a 61? Here's a shot of...

    Hmmm... so it's a 54? or a 61? Here's a shot of the tip if that helps; and some markings. And I should add it's not my sword, just was thinking of buying it however, it seems to have some pitting in...
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    Thanks Guy... here's some more pix of the hilt: ...

    Thanks Guy... here's some more pix of the hilt:

    http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/37MAAOSw8lBTpPqp/$_57.JPG?rt=nc

    http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/dVoAAOSwBadTpPq5/$_57.JPG?rt=nc...
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    British sword pattern ID help please...

    What is the correct pattern/name for this sword?

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    And may I ask also as to it's scarcity? or commonness?

    Thanks and regards,

    mitch
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    Sticky: WBranner, I must be doing something wrong; your...

    WBranner, I must be doing something wrong; your link just brings me back to this last entry on this thread/page we're on now.


    regards, m
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    Sticky: Just curious and, researching a bit concerning...

    Just curious and, researching a bit concerning the 1796 as I've just aquired one.... but the link is dead. Anyone have a good one? a link to the article/thread cited above?

    regards and thanks,
    ...
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    Richard thanks for that post! I have many copies...

    Richard thanks for that post! I have many copies of A&A but not that one, if you don't mind I'd love to see the article.

    mwilkins@consolidated.net
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    Wow! a period "knock off"?? that's way cool! So...

    Wow! a period "knock off"?? that's way cool! So your sword is stamped "Woollay" not Woolley. Who'd believed it. So it appears "someone" back in the day, was attempting to horn in on Woolley's...
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    Thanks Glenn C.! (horseclover?) So... made by...

    Thanks Glenn C.! (horseclover?) So... made by Woolsey? or sold just by same? the actual sword having been made elsewhere in Britain? There were many swords and accouterments in that day sold or...
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    A possible "American" blade

    This is a post I made on BladeForums.com concerning another poster's thread about this sword.
    Link here:
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  24. Thank you both for such a quick reply... I'll let...

    Thank you both for such a quick reply... I'll let my friend know what's up with his new swords! I really like his (now that I know what it is) P1796! I would like to trade him something for it but he...
  25. Two New Swords... Help With ID/Model No. Please

    My friend Dave, who, turns up stuff all the time it seems, brought in these two swords the other day....

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/19089828@N00/show/

    Question: what are their respective...
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