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    Are these good?

    So...are these good, or what???
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    A nice set!

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    Simon these swords are not what you need, I have an address you can forward them to and I will take care of them!
    The third from the top has a very nice hilt, and blade of course. All are 1st class.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Will Mathieson View Post
    Simon these swords are not what you need, I have an address you can forward them to and I will take care of them!
    The third from the top has a very nice hilt, and blade of course. All are 1st class.
    Ha Ha! I am so happy with these...I mean, one may be lucky to hen peck one or two a year, but to get them all in one place at one time? Totally stoked!

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    Simon did they fall off the back of a truck? I'm sure it's not good to reveal your sources. A poor widow?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simon R. View Post
    Ha Ha! I am so happy with these...I mean, one may be lucky to hen peck one or two a year, but to get them all in one place at one time? Totally stoked!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Will Mathieson View Post
    Simon did they fall off the back of a truck? I'm sure it's not good to reveal your sources. A poor widow?
    Actually, totally righteously acquired at an auction...not well publicized on the main stream...just the sort I like!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Glen C. View Post
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    Glen,....you always know how to diminish ones successes....still, a course reminder to keep striving for greater things...

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    Any one of these swords could be the centre of someones collection. Local auctions, especially ones not online can be gold mines.

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    Sorry, I was just kind of speechless when you posted therm. Will you be posting the individually for us? Is the plainer (top/bottom) crested eagle spadroon marked to A.W.Spies?

    Curious minds and all that.

    Cheers
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    Eagle head 1
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    Spectacular. Great photos.

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    I am left breathless....all I can say is ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS! swords. Nice collection. Those blue-n-gilt blades are fantastic!
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    Derek McLane

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    This is an interesting Osborne...I know we think of the weeping eagle...this is Osborn & Gunby...Does anyone have a rough date?

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    This sabre is not pictured in the main group, but is very interesting...It is a bird head by New York assemblers Richards and Upson (a lot of collectors mistakenly interpret it as "Richard Upson"). Any thoughts as to year and anything else appreciated.

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