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  1. Man, that a NICE sword. It crys for just a...

    Man, that a NICE sword. It crys for just a little TLC to remove the active rust. Nice Catch!
  2. Thanks Dale! G

    Thanks Dale!

    G
  3. Imperial German Finger Loop - Die Fingerschlaufe

    Hi all and especially those of us who collect Imperial German swords. Does anyone have the leather pattern for reproducing the leather finger loop (Die Fingerschlaufe)? I have several swords where...
  4. Hi Matt, I think your sword is an 1803 Flank...

    Hi Matt, I think your sword is an 1803 Flank Officers sword. These were intended for the then new "Light Infantry" companies attached to regular infantry regiments. Tactically, they were raised to...
  5. Of course! Thanks Glen!

    Of course! Thanks Glen!
  6. I'd like to thank Wayne, Richard, Glen and GC for...

    I'd like to thank Wayne, Richard, Glen and GC for chiming in on my post. I'm profoundly happy that my sword is not a pedestrian example but an earlier one, Pre-WW1. Can I ask what "ACW" is? Is...
  7. US Navy Officers Sword - a Few Questions

    Hi All, I picked up this UN Navy Officers Sword, Pattern 1854 and I'd confirmation on what I've discovered about it. I'd like to thank the many collector who've shared their examples on the Forum,...
  8. Thanks Dale.

    Thanks Dale.
  9. Prussian IOD 89 Transition Sword (Infanterie-offizierdegen 1889)

    Hi all, I thought I'd share a scacer variant of the common Prussian Infantry Officers Sword, Pattern 1819. I bought this sword primarily due to the post-war, Weimar era hilt. The sword came as one...
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    Dale, I would love to see better pics of the...

    Dale, I would love to see better pics of the sword, please?

    Greg
  11. Hi all, I had a request to update and perhaps a...

    Hi all, I had a request to update and perhaps a repost of my 2018 favourite purchase. Here it is and thanks again for all the help I had in determining the original owner!

    Greg
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    I had a wonderful year of collecting, finding a...

    I had a wonderful year of collecting, finding a stunning Grenadier Foot Guards of Canada Officer's sword by Pillin, an 1892 British Infantry Officers by Wilkinson with the transitional blade and my...
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    There is a relatively new book on the "The...

    There is a relatively new book on the "The Infantrie-offizierdegen 1889 and its' variants by Peter Hartmann and Reiner Herrmann ISBN978-3-613-02955-2. It's the only dedicated book specifically...
  14. HI Derek, is the sword a artillery or cavalry...

    HI Derek, is the sword a artillery or cavalry sword, I cant tell from the photo. I would look at cavalry or artillery regiments that have a large W as a regimental distinction.

    Greg
  15. Thanks Jordan for the documents! A big shout out...

    Thanks Jordan for the documents! A big shout out to you and Kevin Joynt, a friend on FB who was able to provide additional details of William Bicknell Coney. He was Christened 25 Feb 1857 at...
  16. WOW! What a fantastic post! Thank you so much...

    WOW! What a fantastic post! Thank you so much Mike for doing the search for me! This may be the subject for a new post, how do you do these searches? Is there a web-based search engine or you...
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    Hi William, Magnus, I'm done all the electrical...

    Hi William, Magnus, I'm done all the electrical and plumbing, putting up the insulation and boards next week. Slotwall is heavier than typical wall board but less messy as it's manufactured from...
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    Hi guys, I'm in the process of building my...

    Hi guys, I'm in the process of building my office/man cave and have decided on installing slotwall. For me it looks better than peg board or putting holes in finished walls.
    ...
  19. Hi Mark, I agree, a presentation between doctors....

    Hi Mark, I agree, a presentation between doctors. Anything else special about the sword? It looks like a typical IO98.

    Greg
  20. Family Crest Help for 1892 Wilkinson Infantry Officers Sword

    Hi all, looks like I need the help of the British heraldry aficionados as Richard has only been able to confirm the following note;" Pat. Tang – Infantry – 1 June 1890." Can any Forum readers help me...
  21. Hi Will thanks for reaching out to Richard on my...

    Hi Will thanks for reaching out to Richard on my behalf, I was just about to ask the Forum for his email! Re my sword, the dimensions are: Width at ricasso: 1 1/4 in., Thickness at ricasso 6/16th...
  22. Thank God! They take FOREVER!. BTW, thanks to...

    Thank God! They take FOREVER!.

    BTW, thanks to L. Braden for taking a look at the lists, James for allowing me to learn a bit more about Wilkinson blade types and Will as well.

    Greg
  23. Hi Will, I have nothing as of yet. The "blade...

    Hi Will, I have nothing as of yet. The "blade proof page", it this the info you receive via armsresearch.co.uk? I haven't ordered this info yet, apparently the form has to be sent via the post so...
  24. Hi James, I have to admit I do not know what a...

    Hi James, I have to admit I do not know what a Percy style blade is. What does one look like? I have attached a few more images of the entire sword.

    Greg
  25. 1845 Patent Hilt Infantry Officer's Sword - 1890, Wilkinson

    Hi all, just back from the local gun show and I'me very happy to add this magnificent Wilkinson's Patent hilt infantry officer's sword to my collection. I focus on 1822 - 1898 Infantry Officer's...
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