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News: Napoleon auction: sword sells for €190,000

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in History, In the News | Comments Off on News: Napoleon auction: sword sells for €190,000

Dateline Monaco, via The Riviera Times The Prince’s Palace of Monaco has sold the second half of its collection of Napoleonic memorabilia...

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News: Scots sword-wielding WWII hero honoured by book

Posted by on Mar 29, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline: Scotland via The Scotsman “A World War II soldier who captured 42 German troops armed only with a Scottish sword has been...

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Hidden dangers: inspecting swords for flaws in practical cutting

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Hidden dangers: inspecting swords for flaws in practical cutting

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014 in Cutting Arts, Featured, Video Slider, Videos | Comments Off on Hidden dangers: inspecting swords for flaws in practical cutting

Most cutting groups have a standard safety inspection of blades prior to the actual start of cutting. Swords are inspected by the owner or...

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Metallurgical analysis of 9th century Moravian sword

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Metallurgical analysis of 9th century Moravian sword

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 in Featured, Weapon Analysis | Comments Off on Metallurgical analysis of 9th century Moravian sword

After finishing the Razor Edged series (Parts One, Two and Three), I’ve had a number of requests to post more analysis of European...

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