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    Sold.

    Sold.
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    Copper hilted t-95 gunto

    Gentlemen,
    An ultra rare copper hilted T-95 gunto with low serial number #2003, although throat of scabbard as no serial number....early model ????
    Absolutely beautiful, scabbard dent free, ,blade...
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    Kev, Please check your PM's.

    Kev,
    Please check your PM's.
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    Good morning Kev I have a truly superb 1845,...

    Good morning Kev
    I have a truly superb 1845, made by Chassepot in Châtellerault.
    A VERY, VERY rare item; to my knowledge, I never seen another one signed by him.
    If you please, send me your E-mail...
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    Souvenirs....souvenirs.... Like playing at 0...

    Souvenirs....souvenirs....
    Like playing at 0 degree"C"on a frozen lawn during college PT periods.
    I'll always remember what it is like to put back a jean after the training....like rubbing sand...
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    [QUOTE=Norman McCormick;1229874]Hi Guys, ...

    [QUOTE=Norman McCormick;1229874]Hi Guys,
    No 10 here, position was called Stand Off when I played regularly so that might give you an idea of when that was, hint, started playing as a...
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    May be numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10,12,14 and 15...

    May be numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10,12,14 and 15 will chime in ?
    Who knows....a nice international team named "The Old Farts" ?
    Right now we have the Rose (Richard), the Eagle (Mark) the Coq Gaulois...
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    Gordon, What do you mean "younger and able" ?...

    Gordon,
    What do you mean "younger and able" ?
    We are still here, a bit less youngs, a bit less ables and enjoying passions even though Mark was ex-rugby, you ex-mousquetaire and me ex-rugby.
    At...
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    Gordon, How about rugby? I don't know what I...

    Gordon,
    How about rugby?
    I don't know what I would give to run after the oval again.
    Dan (No 8)
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    Good evening Rusty, Could it be made by somebody...

    Good evening Rusty,
    Could it be made by somebody of the Lallier family ?
    May be a little pass with very fine steel wool could help decipher the name; would be worth it.
    Dan
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    Good morning Simon, Not to my knowledge.

    Good morning Simon,
    Not to my knowledge.
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    Good evening Simon, From my book "Le qui est qui...

    Good evening Simon,
    From my book "Le qui est qui de l'arme en France".
    By Jean-Jacques Buigné.
    Dan
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    Glen, Simon Helvig came to my mind but I was not...

    Glen,
    Simon Helvig came to my mind but I was not too sure.
    Probably, for this sword can be a private order and Helvig not such a big supplier (to my knowledge).
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    Good evening Tonyo, Not a french sword : the...

    Good evening Tonyo,
    Not a french sword : the model itself, the shape of the shield and the shape of the three flowers.
    I'm puzzled.
  15. Good evening Tonyo, Sword model 1816. Original...

    Good evening Tonyo,
    Sword model 1816.
    Original attribute removed and replaced by a Second Empire eagle.
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    Good evening Tonyo, No maker marks, decor...

    Good evening Tonyo,
    No maker marks, decor probably musician....not sure the sword is french.
  17. Good morning Shawn, Nothing better than photos...

    Good morning Shawn,
    Nothing better than photos for sword identification.
    Dan
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    Good evening Tonyo, french sword, model 1816...

    Good evening Tonyo,
    french sword, model 1816 known as " épée française à ciselure", made by Coulaux Frères in Klingenthal.
    I suspect that the original decor was a triple "fleur de lys", erased and...
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    Good evening Tonyo, French sword, model 1855,...

    Good evening Tonyo,
    French sword, model 1855, medical corps.
    Mark of Delacour in Paris.
    Retailer : Peyrot Ainé in the town of Lyon.
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    [QUOTE=Juan J. Perez;1229573]Hi to all. ...

    [QUOTE=Juan J. Perez;1229573]Hi to all.

    Regarding the Japanese sabre, if it has a machine-made blade I can't see a valid reason not to be treated like any other military blade. In that case, the...
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    Hello William, I agree with Max. For your other...

    Hello William,
    I agree with Max.
    For your other swords, OK for polishing.
    You may have a few answers for the contrary but it belongs to you to do what you want.
    Browse a little bit the forum and...
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    Good evening Simon,
    Étienne Léon was a cutler in Paris circa 1836.
    Then, the trade mark became "Veuve Léon" (widow Léon) in 1845 after the death of Étienne.
    The trade mark was registered october...
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    Hello,
    I read "Léon" and "Paul".
    Could you lightly clean with a fine steel wool and let us know please ?
    Dan
  24. Good morning, Klingenthal, when catering for the...

    Good morning,
    Klingenthal, when catering for the government, had Artillery Corps officers there to survey the production.
    The spine engraving followed immediately the political situation, be it...
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    Good evening, I agree with George. The original...

    Good evening,
    I agree with George.
    The original backstrap is gone and the grip secured by a nut.
    We still can see the print of the original backstrap on the 6th photo.
    Dan
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