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    There are some swords in the firsts pictures...

    There are some swords in the firsts pictures which are clearly not from napoleonic period. They just share the same showcase...
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    Hello, Some asked for some photos of the rapier...

    Hello,
    Some asked for some photos of the rapier collection. Today I was to the Museum, and finally took some of them, next to the other part of napoleonic pieces which I lend to them....
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    Thank you Javier,
    Im expecting to go again to the museun to take some photos about the rapier collection and bayonets and cutterly, in order to show them, as someone here asked.
    In fact, this...
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    Youre right. When exposing only one tipe of artifact, public become bored inmediatly. The Museum must give pieces a good script, must "teach" people. This is a sword forum, For that reason, I only...
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    The pieces rest in the Museum under same...

    The pieces rest in the Museum under same conditions of Museum own collection. I must admit that probably is insufficient to cover real valor of all pieces. But remember..."free for me, free for you"....
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    Exactly. I think they believe that if they dont talk about weapons and wars and close the eyes, when they open, wars wont be there...
    (Im sorry for having posted so many times same photos:o)
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    Military museum. Seville

    Dear Colleagues,
    Have you thought about donating your swords?
    Two years ago I went with my sons to pay a visit to the military history museum of the city in which I live, Seville, Spain. Its...
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    Hello, In the Naval Museum of Madrid there is a...

    Hello,
    In the Naval Museum of Madrid there is a sword like this. They say it was pickered from Bailen battelfield in 1808 by a spanish officer and much latter donated to the museum by his...
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    Hello, The question as it is formuled sounds...

    Hello,
    The question as it is formuled sounds like a trick.
    I will make the first voley...
    That blade remember to some napoleonic british light infantry/cavalry sabers. I have also another...
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    Dear Dmitry,
    Im afraid the Museo Militar de Montjuic is no more. It closed one year ago. At least it was what they pretend, and i think they got it. Now all the collections have been distributed...
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    Hello,
    Thank you for your answer Jonathan. Ive been searching for images of another 1796 HC and Ive seen the most of marked british swords have the inscriptions vertically in the guard. So, I...
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    1796 hc- peninsular war relic

    Dear Colleagues,
    I had the chance to get this piece a month ago. It comes from the spanish-potuguese border. The grip has been changed.
    The only markings are those in the guard: 6 G 20 (or perhaps...
  15. Dear Juan, It was a reflection about the sense...

    Dear Juan,
    It was a reflection about the sense of spanish normative. Think about deactivated weapons. They cant hurt inside a box.
    Authorities make general regulations avoiding too many...
  16. Dear Peter, Have you thought, just in observe...

    Dear Peter,
    Have you thought, just in observe the spanish regulations?. Perhaps it will be more useful to you, if doing so you can avoid problems.
    I try to do it when I bought from France, UK or...
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    Similar model

    Hello,
    I was reviewing last post and I found this one about this beatiful sabre.
    I got this some years ago. Ive always considered it as a chasseurs a pied de la garde, 1792 model.
    As you can...
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    Dear Colleagues, Thanks for your interest. I...

    Dear Colleagues,
    Thanks for your interest.
    I attach some detail photos in order you can see the olive button didnt make any mark, aside a very little hole which could match just with a small nail....
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    Hello,
    Im glad you agree with me, but its measures are not the same as the ann XI. This is smaller. The rest of the hilt is a bit different. Ive couldnt aprecciate any trace of marks coming from...
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    Napoleonic curiosity

    Dear colleagues,
    Is this another field/swamp/barn found sword which every collector pray for? (obviously not in this state).
    What do you think about this?.
    I would like to have some opinions...
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    Dear Colleagues, I posted someting similar a...

    Dear Colleagues,
    I posted someting similar a couple of months ago, titled "Napoleonic or not?". It was about a mameluke style sword with strange engravings in the blade.
    I think it could be useful...
  22. Hello, I think Javier has solved the mystery....

    Hello,
    I think Javier has solved the mystery. Once Ive seen the pictures Ive remembered to have seen this kind of sword before.
    In the second mid of XIX century, in Toledo they used to make...
  23. Hello Patrick, Could you insert any image of it,...

    Hello Patrick,
    Could you insert any image of it, please?.
    Initials could also be referred to the owner, overall in the case of that excepcionally quality weapon.
    Traditionally, official patterns...
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    Dear Marc, In your e mail you can find a...

    Dear Marc,
    In your e mail you can find a document with some models of the spanish 1815 light cavalry sabre pattern. It was to big to be sent by this way.
    I hope it can help.
    Regards
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    Hello Marc and colleagues, I agree with my...

    Hello Marc and colleagues,
    I agree with my colleague Juan. I Think its undoubtely an spanish hilt from the 1815 light cavalry model. In those years ther were a lot of confussion in this country. It...
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