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    Ian, please check your pms

    Ian, please check your pms
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  3. WTB:Legacy Arms Generation Two River Witham Viking Seax

    I am in the market for the Generation Two River Witham seax, formerly imported by Legacy Arms (Imperial Arms) and sold by GDFB, SOTW, Kult of Athena and others. This is the one with diamond-shaped...
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    The sculpture was discovered sometime in the late...

    The sculpture was discovered sometime in the late 16th or early 17th century and was in the Ludovisi collection. It was heavily restored at that time and the base and right arm date from that...
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    Is it possible that the ship footage was...

    Is it possible that the ship footage was "flopped", thus putting the steering oar on the wrong side? This happens sometimes. In the Starz "Spartacus" series, in the first battle, Spartacus keeps...
  6. Beautiful. What's the blade length?

    Beautiful. What's the blade length?
  7. Robert, What is the date of picture 7? The...

    Robert,
    What is the date of picture 7? The uniforms look Crimean War period.
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    Aidy, Good luck on your project. The famous...

    Aidy,
    Good luck on your project. The famous Bowie collector Joseph Musso has all of the prop knives from THE IRON MISTRESS in his collection, including Bloody Jack Sturdevant's toothpick and the...
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    I've seen pictures of boarding pikes on...

    I've seen pictures of boarding pikes on Confederate Navy ships made that way, though I believe they had to be pushed out manually, not by springs. You might check Confederate museum sites.
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    Is it a trick of perspective or is that man in...

    Is it a trick of perspective or is that man in front 7' or taller?
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    Monicalkar, I tried the email address you sent,...

    Monicalkar,
    I tried the email address you sent, got failure to deliver message. You don't have a PM function. Please try again.
    John
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    Check PMs

    Check PMs
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    WTB: Kris Cutlery Baselard

    KC no longer seems to offer this item in their catalog, and I'm looking for a more or less generic short sword, which this is. Anyone with one (either baselard I or baselard II) they want to sell,...
  14. Sold pending payment.

    Sold pending payment.
  15. A blade with a bo-hi makes a satisfying "swoosh"...

    A blade with a bo-hi makes a satisfying "swoosh" sound when cutting. Most people love the swoosh.
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  18. FS: Unique Raven Armoury-Lundemo Hybrid Transitional Viking

    Blade is a Raven Armoury Oakeshott Type XII. Hilt is Transitional Viking by John Lundemo. Blade is 32" and razor sharp. Never used to cut anything. Brown leather grip wrap has one very small gouge,...
  19. Scott, Great-lookig sword. Do you have a link to...

    Scott,
    Great-lookig sword. Do you have a link to the MyArmoury discussion? I couldn't find it. I'm fascinated by the subject of Viking short swords. In Grettir's Saga the hero breaks into Kar's Howe...
  20. I do hope they make it clear that most of those...

    I do hope they make it clear that most of those blades were made in the Frankish empire, not by Vikings.
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    Benjamin and Jonathan (my, aren't we a...

    Benjamin and Jonathan (my, aren't we a Biblical-sounding lot?) thank you both very much. this clears up a lot for me and, while I was hoping to find evidence of kukri-shield fighting, I never dreamed...
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    Sticky: I've just acquired a book titled "The Great Feud:...

    I've just acquired a book titled "The Great Feud: The Campbells & the MacDonalds" - Oliver Thomson, Sutton Publishing, 2000
    Has anyone here read this book and have an opinion of it? I'd never heard...
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    Kukri & shield combat?

    Does anyone here know if there was ever a Nepalese tradition of employing a shield in conjunction with the kukri?
  24. Hah! Somebody else likes that "Tom Jones" fight:...

    Hah! Somebody else likes that "Tom Jones" fight: Two guys in a back alley who aren't very expert with swords but are really pissed off and out for each other's blood. They weren't all master...
  25. I sent the pic to Dan Brock, a knifemaker who is...

    I sent the pic to Dan Brock, a knifemaker who is really into homemade knives. He thinks it could be a WWII theater knife, that they were frequently cut from sheet steel and roughly ground into shape.
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