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    I am fortunate, being single (having tried...

    I am fortunate, being single (having tried marraige which didn't work out), I have my place to myself, and my cats. I live at a former Rocket engine test site, and use the Block House to house my...
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    I will add my two cents worth, and add that it...

    I will add my two cents worth, and add that it looks like an early carbine snap and swivel.
    Roy
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    In the first group of photos, the scabbard looks...

    In the first group of photos, the scabbard looks much longer than the blade. Is this so, or is it just an allusion?
    Roy
  4. Could the guard been hit with a bullet, and...

    Could the guard been hit with a bullet, and deformed slightly causing someone to cut the area out, to be repaired at a later date which never came?
    It is very strange the way it was cut out, and did...
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    Something to look into when doing sword blades. ...

    Something to look into when doing sword blades. I have been told that steel becomes brittle when plated or used with any electrolysis proceedure. It has something to do with hydrogen embrittlement,...
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    Robert, Everything has a value to someone, but...

    Robert,
    Everything has a value to someone, but we are not allowed to give out values on this forum.
    One suggestion I will make, is that you get some quality oil on those active rust spots. The...
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    Verboten!

    Verboten!
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    Hollywood, and the movie industry modified many...

    Hollywood, and the movie industry modified many swords for different movies. When I bought my M1860 Navy Cutlass, the prop company released many modified swords to look like the pirate cutlasses,...
  9. Dan: Thats kind of a funny color for a Dodge WC...

    Dan:
    Thats kind of a funny color for a Dodge WC 56 Command Car pulling the 37mm AT gun. Looks like you had a lot of fun with lots of toys when you were young. I got my Command Car back in 1974,...
  10. Can not give estimates of worth, Forum Rules....

    Can not give estimates of worth, Forum Rules.
    Waiting to see photos.
    Roy
  11. Sorry, I made a big mistake by really not...

    Sorry, I made a big mistake by really not studying the manufacturers mark carefully enough. The Maker was the AMES Manufacturing Co. of Chicopee MA.
    I am sorry for the mistake, but thats what...
  12. I will try and answer a couple of your questions....

    I will try and answer a couple of your questions.

    1. From what I can see in the photo of the drag and bottom of the scabbard, it looks to me to be dried grease that was applied many years ago,...
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    Swords always make nice displays, and once you...

    Swords always make nice displays, and once you have replaced the wire on the grip it will be a nice piece. Your idea of making a nice historical display of your family papers, and swords will be...
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    I take the seal as reading AK. Roy

    I take the seal as reading AK.
    Roy
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    I am still looking through my books to see if I...

    I am still looking through my books to see if I can find your sword. I would guess it is some sort of Militia side arm, and by the etching on the blade, it looks to be US.
    I will keep looking.
    Roy...
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    This looks like a post Civil War model of the...

    This looks like a post Civil War model of the 1860 Field and Staff Officers sword. It was probably used in GAR ceremonies, unless he was still in the Sevice as an Officer after the War. Many of...
  17. It sure looks a lot like an acorn to me, just no...

    It sure looks a lot like an acorn to me, just no branches.
    Roy in Nv
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    Here are photos of the Saber

    Here are photos of the Saber
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    Two more Spanish Swords for ID.

    Hi all,
    Here are a couple more Spanish Swords that have been in my collection for years, What I am looking for would be the official model date, and military service in which used. The hanger has...
  20. Could it have been made for the movie "War and...

    Could it have been made for the movie "War and Peace" filmed in Russia years ago?
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    Thank you very much again Javier. It is...

    Thank you very much again Javier.

    It is interesting that sword # 1 used a much earlier blade in a later model Sword, I would have never guessed it was a Medical Corp sword.

    On Sword # 2, I had...
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    Last of the photos. # 3 again

    Last of the photos. # 3 again
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    More photos of Spanish Sword # 3

    More photos of Spanish Sword # 3
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    Spainish Sword #3

    Spainish Sword #3
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    More photos of Spanish Sword # 2

    More photos of Spanish Sword # 2
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