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    Could be French or British due to both sides up...

    Could be French or British due to both sides up and down that area of Canada many years ago. Would of been American if Benedict Arnold succeeded in his invasion of Canada :) There is a Gentlemen in...
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    You are correct. The 1840 model was sold by...

    You are correct. The 1840 model was sold by Tiffany & Co in New York City (The present jewelry store). They imported the blades from Germany but the rest was made here in America. The Hilt is Iron...
  3. British Enfield bayonet American Civil War use?

    I have a possible P53 Enfield bayonet, 3" socket and 17" blade. It is stamped J.D and has a faint stamp of a WD which I'm told stands for War Department. There are no crown markings on it anywhere...
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    158265 Yes running out of room in my man cave...

    158265 Yes running out of room in my man cave with these Spontoons etc.
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    My best sword I picked up this year I posted...

    My best sword I picked up this year I posted about here back in late February. Mr. McCormick on your Spontoons I have the one in George Neumann's book Battle Weapons of the American Revolution page...
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    Thanks, So it's not a Brown Bess bayonet as I've...

    Thanks, So it's not a Brown Bess bayonet as I've been led to believe? About 100 years too late!
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    Brown Bess Bayonet?

    Hello, I have never seen this type of Rear Reinforcing Collar on a Bayonet let alone a British Brown Bess type. The blade is about 17 inches, the socket 2 3/4 inches, and 7/8th on the socket opening....
  8. Oops sorry got the web address wrong but the site...

    Oops sorry got the web address wrong but the site name was correct. My bad, thanks for correcting!
  9. If you go to the dealer www.arizonasword.com he...

    If you go to the dealer www.arizonasword.com he has a page dealing with Fakes and low and behold this sword is shown there and he explains the reason it's fake.
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    Dirk time frame?

    Trying to put a date/time frame on my Scottish Dirk? One said American Revolution period but I'm not so sure, maybe later. Thanks
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    Looks like something our Father whooped us with!

    Looks like something our Father whooped us with!
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    I've noticed hilts of this type with the thumb...

    I've noticed hilts of this type with the thumb ring come mainly from German swords or from swords of that geographical area.
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    Dmitry Z-G & Magnus K I posted more pics (mainly...

    Dmitry Z-G & Magnus K I posted more pics (mainly the hilt) of the sword as you requested, so I'm waiting on your further professional opinion. Thanks, Jim
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    I had a feeling the hilt is from the 1720s-1770s...

    I had a feeling the hilt is from the 1720s-1770s with the blade being older. Reconstituted Weapon by some Armorer
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    157502157501157503 The blade is 30 inches long...

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    The blade is 30 inches long and the whole sword is 36 inches long
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    1860 Cavalry Scabbard

    Hello, picked up a AMES 1860 Cavalry Saber (dated 1859, heard they started making them in 1858) many years ago but the drag on the scabbard does not match other swords of the type. Was told many...
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    I forgot to mention there is a star or dot...

    I forgot to mention there is a star or dot between each ININ or I*N*I*N. Also 4 dots or Stars before and after the ININ. Thanks, JIM
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    ININ sword marking???

    Hello, I have a Antique European Hanger probably 1740-1770 with letters ININ or NINI on both sides of the blade but one of the Ns is reversed. Single branch on both sides of the hilt with a thumb...
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    Thanks for the help and info. Jim

    Thanks for the help and info. Jim
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    Sorry Will, way ahead of you. OK E.B. but to ask...

    Sorry Will, way ahead of you. OK E.B. but to ask the question would either way be correct for the time period F&I or Rev War? Using the twisted wire as seen on CW swords or asking him to create this...
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    M1742 Wire Grip repair

    Hello, I have what some call (right or wrong) a M1742 British Hanger to include Harveys Running Fox (looks like a dog!) marked "SH". The wire grip is missing as in the case of most of them found....
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    Antique Arms dealers in Paris France

    Hello, does anyone now of any good Antique Arms and Armour dealers in Paris, France? Thanks, Jim J.
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    Well I don't know David but 3 paintings look like...

    Well I don't know David but 3 paintings look like it. The 18th Royal Irish Reg. of Foot. The Grenadier on the right in 1st, 3 Reg Foot Guards Coldstream Guards. The 2 on the left in Grenadiers 4th...
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    Well this really took off but for a question...

    Well this really took off but for a question answered it opens up another one? Mark C. the sword I started out this discussion on has a straight blade and not a curved one. As you found out the...
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    [URL="http://www.19thcenturyweapons.com/408/britha...

    [URL="http://www.19thcenturyweapons.com/408/brithang.html"] So Don T are...
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