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  1. Hi First, it does relate to 19 offensive...

    Hi
    First, it does relate to 19 offensive weapons, see list http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1988/2019/made which does not include swords.

    Second, antiques are NOT included, i.e. 100 years old...
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    Thanks again Magnus, I have google'd around...

    Thanks again Magnus,

    I have google'd around and the hilt look very much like in the Polish style. The pallasch/sword is in itself also rather Polish style, although it is the sabre that is more...
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    Thank you Magnus for the article, very...

    Thank you Magnus for the article, very interesting.

    As the article mentions t may seem that there is a chance that the crescent moon on my blade can have been copied by several other makers than...
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    Toledo Broadsword (Dragoon Pallasch?)

    I acquired this pallasch from the son of late collector. His information was that it had been a sidearm of the Norwegian Army (militia) 16th-17th Century.

    The pallasch’ dimensions are:
    - Total...
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    Thank you Magnus, We need to give the credit...

    Thank you Magnus,

    We need to give the credit to the People in "Bund Historischer Bürger- und Landwehren in Bayern" though, who have made all the research in this area.

    Regards
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    Bandolier and frog

    Hi Magnus
    Yes, according to the "Uniformsreglement" of 1813, the sabre was worn with a frog and bandolier for troopers/soldiers - scabbard, bandolier and frog black for cavalry, schützen and...
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    Bayerischer Bürgerwehrsäbel

    Maier describes weapons of the Bayerischer Bürgerwehr 1790-1806 mainly in his second manuscript/book on edged weapons from Bayern . Although there were as many...
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    Officer sabre or light cavalry sabre?

    Hi,

    I found this sabre in Bavaria today and am asking for some help for identification as I have none of my reference works available.

    It is ca 95-100 cm long and the blade is ca 3 cm wide.
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  9. Thanks a lot for your help!

    There looks to be some mark like a letter(s?) under the patina on one side of the blade, but I do not feel for polishing it. It will have a nice place in the collection. Thanks again.

    Trygve
  10. Pallasch late 17th or early 18th Century?

    Greetings,
    I have just purchased this pallasch, but I have not been able to identify it yet. From the look of the condition of the blade, the steel cup guard and the pommel, I think it may be late...
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    Sticky: Hi John, Thanks a lot for your reply, it was...

    Hi John,

    Thanks a lot for your reply, it was very enlightening.

    Trygve
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    Sticky: Hi WILKONSON SWORD GRIP M1854 Infantry...

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    WILKONSON SWORD GRIP M1854 Infantry Officers Sword

    I am contemplating buying two of these, however, I have a question regarding authenticity. They both have smooth "regular" leather grips...
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    Thanks a lot Glen C! Cheers, Trygve

    Thanks a lot Glen C!

    Cheers,
    Trygve
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    Sabre from the German states or Austria?

    Greetings,

    I have just purchased this sabre, but I have not been able to identify it yet. However, from previous reading I consider it likely that it has its origin in Austria or one of the German...
  15. Thank you for the input Regards, Trygve

    Thank you for the input

    Regards,
    Trygve
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    Hi

    I would like to ask for some assistance in identifying this recently obtained hirshfänger/sword. My asessment would be an Austrian hirshfänger or grenadier sword from the second half of the...
  17. Thank you Valentin, It looks like you are...

    Thank you Valentin,

    It looks like you are quite right. An Austrian Kürassiere pallasch model 1716. Produced sometime between 1716 and 1735, probably closer to 1735. The knuckle guard is a little...
  18. Bavarian, Wurtemberg or Austrian Cavalry sword?

    I found this sword at the local antique fair today. The seller told it was a "German or Austrian Sword probably from 1750".
    I think it may be a Bavarian or Wurtemberg Heavy cavalry from looking at...
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    I got help with the following information from a...

    I got help with the following information from a friend who has collected edged weapons for many years, thank you Tom!

    The pallasch was not among official Swedish, Norwegian or Danish military...
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    Thank you Christopher. The distinct upper part of...

    Thank you Christopher. The distinct upper part of the "C" as well as the absence of a similar lower part on both monograms makes it more than probable that these are the same.

    I heard from...
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    Thanks all for your feedback

    Thanks all for your feedback
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    Danish or Swedish Heavy Cavalry Sword?

    I am considering purchasing this sword, but the seller has no closer description of the sword than it is a «Danish Sword», purchased in Norway several years ago. The seller’s father had collected...
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    Danish or Swedish Heavy Cavalry Sword?

    I am considering purchasing this sword, but the seller has no closer description of the sword than it is a «Danish Sword», purchased in Norway several years ago. The seller’s father had collected...
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    Books by Janusz Jaroslawski

    Hi

    What are your opinions of the books by Janusz Jaroslawski for use as reference books for collectors?
    - "The British Pattern 1796 Cavalry Sword & other Derivatives"
    - "Russian Swords -...
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