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Forum: European Armoury 1st November 2021, 03:05 PM
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Posted By awdaniec666
Restoration: Austrian Infantry Troopers Saber M1851

I decided to restore an antique Austrian infantry "Mannschaftssäbel M1851" as far as it´s possible and fitting for its strong corrosion.
It has been found in an attic, astonishing since the...
Forum: Swap Forum 27th October 2021, 05:05 PM
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Item no longer available!

Item no longer available!
Forum: Swap Forum 25th October 2021, 10:56 AM
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Posted By awdaniec666
19th c. Lionhead Saber for sale

I´d like to sell a saber with a lionhead pommel and pipe-back blade with a mark on the hilt "Morrel&Co.". It comes with a scabbard which is probably not the original one but it secures the blade...
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2021, 06:49 PM
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Posted By awdaniec666
Oh, tempering goodbye :P

Oh, tempering goodbye :P
Forum: European Armoury 9th October 2021, 05:13 PM
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Posted By awdaniec666
Interesting point Victrix! As far as I know...

Interesting point Victrix! As far as I know Pallasch´s were not used for cutting. In fact heavy cavalry members were told to thrust only. So sharpening the edge is obsolete from this point of view!...
Forum: European Armoury 8th October 2021, 04:55 PM
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Posted By awdaniec666
A fine example of how incluences mix together and...

A fine example of how incluences mix together and form prototypes which eventually evolve into adaptation somewhere else.
I would even describe that hilt as "karabelesque", but I am biased.
Forum: European Armoury 7th October 2021, 12:13 PM
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Posted By awdaniec666
Hey Bryce, thanks for sharing that.

Hey Bryce, thanks for sharing that.
Forum: European Armoury 6th October 2021, 08:46 PM
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Posted By awdaniec666
I would like to throw the question into the room:...

I would like to throw the question into the room: How sharp are battle-ready but unsharpened blades, like right after forging it into its final form.
I dont have this kind of knowledge. What makes...
Forum: European Armoury 6th October 2021, 02:19 PM
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Posted By awdaniec666
Thank you Fernando. Did you hear about blunt...

Thank you Fernando. Did you hear about blunt sabers and can tell me something about this?
Keeping in mind my sabers size, the gilding and the still (for children) dangerous point I wouldnt think...
Forum: European Armoury 6th October 2021, 01:22 PM
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Views: 3,916
Posted By awdaniec666
The sword has arrived today. The mark is very...

The sword has arrived today.
The mark is very small, no wonder pictures with common lenses fail at displaying the stamp correctly. I attach one image of my saber (better quality wasnt possible) and...
Forum: European Armoury 4th October 2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,476
Posted By awdaniec666
So there you have it! Looking at what I have...

So there you have it!

Looking at what I have written down so far in this very condensed text, I think the reader has now the oppurtunity to obtain a basic understanding about this form of sabers. ...
Forum: European Armoury 4th October 2021, 12:41 PM
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Posted By awdaniec666
Could you possibly provide us with images of the...

Could you possibly provide us with images of the makers marks on that blade?
Forum: European Armoury 1st October 2021, 06:18 PM
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Views: 8,476
Posted By awdaniec666
The Ultimate Karabela Guide - Part 5 ...

The Ultimate Karabela Guide - Part 5

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Fakes and replicas

Searching the internet auctions, the serious ones and the various...
Forum: European Armoury 1st October 2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,476
Posted By awdaniec666
Hey folks, I would like to ask you if...

Hey folks,

I would like to ask you if anybody has a book, magazine or single pictures of the National exhibition to celebrate "thousand years of hungary" in Budapest which has been there from 1897...
Forum: European Armoury 30th September 2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,916
Posted By awdaniec666
And he will! I am still waiting for it to arrive...

And he will! I am still waiting for it to arrive ;)
Exact measurements and better images will follow as soon as I hold it in my hands.

Thank you all for this interesting aspects so far!
Forum: European Armoury 29th September 2021, 08:15 PM
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Posted By awdaniec666
A quick update what I have found so far. Probably...

A quick update what I have found so far. Probably obvious to some of you:

- Blade style is called "pipe-back". A known maker has been Prosser located in London, early 18th century. Such blades...
Forum: European Armoury 24th September 2021, 11:17 PM
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Posted By awdaniec666
Question A saber of unknown origin and age

Hello there,

I would like to ask for advice when it comes to this saber I bought today at a Polish online auction. My knowledge about sabers from after 1800 ist very sparse, but nevertheless I was...
Forum: European Armoury 20th September 2021, 02:30 PM
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Views: 8,476
Posted By awdaniec666
This is a problem we share. I am very much into...

This is a problem we share. I am very much into Karabela sabers, a little bit less into hungarian-polish types and everything else oscillates around that for me, so I very much appreciate knowledge...
Forum: European Armoury 19th September 2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,476
Posted By awdaniec666
The Ultimate Karabela Guide - PART 4 This...

The Ultimate Karabela Guide - PART 4

This part is about makers marks. It is a quiet difficult topic and there is enough to write a book about it. This here is just for orientation. I recommend...
Forum: European Armoury 18th September 2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,476
Posted By awdaniec666
Thank you for this correction. You are right, the...

Thank you for this correction. You are right, the blades do look very similar!
I´m happy to have the opportunity to learn here :)
Is the image from " A Study of the Eastern Sword"? It looks very...
Forum: European Armoury 17th September 2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,476
Posted By awdaniec666
Its lovely to see I am not alone when it comes to...

Its lovely to see I am not alone when it comes to this part of a saber. For our cause. Lets just call its "wasy" or "beard" then. ("Beard" is directly translated).

Following comes the official...
Forum: European Armoury 13th September 2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,941
Posted By awdaniec666
Thank you corrado for those photographs! I...

Thank you corrado for those photographs!
I always wanted to visit this museum. Maybe out of coincidence, did you see Karabela-hilted weapons there and took some pictues of them too?
Below i post...
Forum: European Armoury 12th September 2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,476
Posted By awdaniec666
100% agree with that. I myself have witnessed...

100% agree with that.
I myself have witnessed a gatekeeping/elitarism mentality on certain polish forums, especially when some people who claim they have the absolute knowledge are confronted with...
Forum: European Armoury 11th September 2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,476
Posted By awdaniec666
Another thing I forgot to mention... I am lucky...

Another thing I forgot to mention...
I am lucky enough to own a type II polish saber with nicks of battle use. Those nicks are located mostly in the middle of the blade. The middle is sharp, nut not...
Forum: European Armoury 11th September 2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,476
Posted By awdaniec666
Thanks Jim for that important input and yet again...

Thanks Jim for that important input and yet again for your kind words. I am glad to hear this information is uselful.

It seems to me that people debating historical fencing techniques (including...
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