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    Stolen WWII Gunto

    Hello all, I am not sure if this post will do any good but it's worth a try...my World War II gunto was stolen from my house by a houseguest I have so far been unable to contact. The police don't...
  2. Darksword armory 5 lobe viking sword

    Hello, has anyone had any experience in handling or examining the Darksword Armory 5 lobe viking sword? It looks kind of interesting.
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    Maybe the sword comes with the runestaff...

    Maybe the sword comes with the runestaff too...hah!
  4. Hello Robert, yes, seeing some photographs of...

    Hello Robert, yes, seeing some photographs of this sword would be great! Thanks. By the way, what's your opinion of this sword in terms of its construction and handling?
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    Hello Dan, I thought you might like to hear this...

    Hello Dan, I thought you might like to hear this interesting story my mother told me. When she was little (she is Japanese) her family lived for a time in Manchuria. Her father was invited to a...
  6. Cold Steel new 'battle gim' looks like...

    I was looking at the KOA Cold steel swords and I noticed that their 'battle gim' looks like a spatha:

    http://www.kultofathena.com/product.asp?item=CS88FG&name=Cold+Steel+Battle+Gim


    It could...
  7. That is wonderful work Jesus; I like the battle...

    That is wonderful work Jesus; I like the battle wrap, it really gives the sword a no nonsense look.
  8. Museum replicas 'man at arms' sword

    Does anyone have or remember this sword? Back when MRL was still selling Del Tin weapons they had a 'Man at arms' sword which had a down curved crossguard, wheel pommel and diamond sectioned blade. ...
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    Criminy! I didn't see the caption...oh well, I...

    Criminy! I didn't see the caption...oh well, I thought someone had actually made such a sword. I'm glad it doesn't exist then!
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    Well, I am not suprised by the small sword, those...

    Well, I am not suprised by the small sword, those weapons were usually quite ornate. But that katana?! I almost up chucked in my mouth, the tsuba and other fittings are just hideous.
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    Boy, I can't wait to see the movie! It will be...

    Boy, I can't wait to see the movie! It will be also cool to see the sword designs of the Mirkwood elves and the Lakemen.
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    Orcrist a single edged sword?

    I still haven't gotten a good look at Orcrist yet from the upcoming 'Hobbit' movie but it seems to be single edged from the few photos I've seen. A falchion type sword maybe? I always thought...
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    Better than that, I will try to find the hand...

    Better than that, I will try to find the hand drawn illustration in the Oakeshott book I saw it in -- I will make a copy of it and post it here. In the meantime, here is the wallhanger version; I...
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    Thanks for the photos Will, but I don't think...

    Thanks for the photos Will, but I don't think that is the sword. Maybe I have got the name wrong? I think there is a small illustration of it in one of the Oakeshott books but the one I'm thinking...
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    Pics of Ferdinand III sword?

    I have been trying to find pics of the Ferdinand III sword kept (I think) in the Real Armeria in Madrid. Has anyone seen this sword in person or taken photos of it? It is the sword with the broad...
  16. Taira Kiyomori drama and a rather cool sword

    NHK TV has a new drama called 'Taiga no Kiyomori' about the historical figure in Japanese history. You can catch it on KSCI-TV18.2, at least in Southern California. I caught this pic of the main...
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    Windlass U. S. 1906 saber

    Hello, has anyone had a chance to handle or examine the Windlass U.S. 1906 model saber? Reasonable price but I would like to see a review of the sword first before biting the bullet. (er, buying...
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    Oh, I forgot about that albion sword! I wonder...

    Oh, I forgot about that albion sword! I wonder if any Viking era swords every had ball pommels.
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    Globular pommels

    In "The sword in the age of chivalry" doesn't Mr. Oakeshott mention that there are a few medieval swords with globe like pommels? He mentions that they are very few despite being a practical form of...
  20. Some thoughts on Migration period swords--plain vs fancy

    Some of the migration period sword hilts are very elaborately decorated, with cut garnets and gold decoration. Others are very plain and workmanlike. Is it possible that the 'fancy' hilts were set...
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    Oh, shoot...yeah, I read the review. How...

    Oh, shoot...yeah, I read the review. How disappointing...the castings made of pot metal? Probably zinc, urrrgh...a hollow pommel with a rubber bushing inside? I thought even Windlass could do...
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    There is an article in the latest issue of...

    There is an article in the latest issue of National Geographic about the find. The artifacts are of very fine craftmanship, including 300 sword parts and 92 pommel caps along with the elements for...
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    Windlass Conan swords

    Has anyone been able to handle or examine the Windlass Conan (Arnold movie) swords? The Father's sword certainly catches my fancy and the prices are reasonable. Heavy swords (7-8 pounds!) but I...
  24. Those are cool pictures Jeff, it must be an...

    Those are cool pictures Jeff, it must be an interesting place for any sword fan to visit. A lot of those swords are crying out for custom and production sword replicas; maybe none don't exist...
  25. Oh, not sure really. I'm sure the swords...

    Oh, not sure really. I'm sure the swords attributed to the Prophet Mohammed would be in the Holy relics section but I'm not sure about the others.
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