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1892 Report by  US Consul: Collecting weapons in China

Historic photo, circa 1900.

1892 Report by US Consul: Collecting weapons in China

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Culture, Featured, History | 0 comments

An interesting look into the crystal ball of arms collecting history is provided by Edward Bedloe, who served as US Consul to...

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In the News: How Sword-Fighting Is Bringing Veterans Together

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in In the News, Videos | 0 comments

via ABC News US   ABC US News | ABC Sports News   Armed with swords in hand, a group of veterans at the Fencers Club in...

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Metallurgical analysis of Japanese gunto by US War Department, 1946

photo by Keith Putnam

Metallurgical analysis of Japanese gunto by US War Department, 1946

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in Featured, Weapon Analysis, Weapons | 0 comments

Declassified in 1997, this report The Metallurgical Analysis of a Japanese Samurai Sword (a digital copy of a mimeographed copy of the...

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News: Inside The Violent, Geeky World Of Hardcore International Medieval Combat

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline: United Kingdom via Buzzfeed Steel kisses steel. Actual sparks fly. An axe snaps in half as it dents a helmet. A municipal...

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News: “Sword camp – Exercise with a point” (USA)

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline: Jackson, Wisconsin, via The Columbian “Think of it as viking aerobics. Sure, there are other ways to get a nice cardio...

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