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    Sticky: Can anyone give me some advice about a scabbard?...

    Can anyone give me some advice about a scabbard? I recently bought a Piquet sword by Robert Mole from 1880. The sword I can work on but the scabbard is pretty well bare metal.

    Would the scabbard...
  2. Advice on scabbard restoration (please)

    I recently picked up a Robert Mole piquet sword in a metal scabbard which dates from 1880. The sword I can manage but the scabbard is a different set of problems and I've not done one before.
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    Sticky: From what I've been told these swords are not...

    From what I've been told these swords are not necessarily cheap. They are just made to a much lower standard than the old Wilkinson's and the new Crisp's etc.

    John
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    Sticky: About 3 years ago a Royal Marine Officer tried to...

    About 3 years ago a Royal Marine Officer tried to sell me his sword which was Indian made and I've never seen anything so horrible. My meager collection of Victorian to George VI swords put it to...
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    Sticky: Is it possible Wilkinson's saw a difference...

    Is it possible Wilkinson's saw a difference between swords for war i.e Cavalry Swords and dress swords that were unlikely to see action? I've got a Pall Mall Cavalry Officers sword (Royal Horse...
  6. Sticky: Also I found 00 at the back of the handguard near...

    Also I found 00 at the back of the handguard near where the screw goes through. So very anonymous. John
  7. Sticky: My first post. Many thanks for letting me join....

    My first post. Many thanks for letting me join. I'm here to learn (so please excuse any dumb questions).

    I have a piquet sword from the George V period which very much looks like a Wilkinson in...
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