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Edged Weapons
Here is the place to discuss German edged weapons. Anything from fighting knives to swords to daggers. Come in and speak with some of the greatest minds in the hobby.
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Welcome - New Collectors Start Here (1 viewing)
This Forum is to welcome new Members and explain how GDC works.
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Re: New member: ring colle...
(Gaspare) - 01/03/18 09:24 PM
SS Dagger Forum (2 viewing)
Daggers of the SS: Model 1933 Daggers, Model 1936 Chained Daggers, Honor Daggers, Himmler Dedication Daggers, and all SS accoutrements. Moderated by Dave Hohaus, editor of Tom Wittmann's book on SS Edged Weapons.
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Re: RZM 1053/39 for opinio...
(ETF) - 12/25/17 01:24 PM
SA & NSKK Dagger Forum (2 viewing)
Daggers of the SA (Storm Troops): Standard Service, Feldherrnhalle, Special Presentation, High Leader Daggers, and all SA accoutrements. Also daggers of the NSKK - Standard Service, Chained, etc. Moderated by Mike McAlvanah, perhaps THE most accomplished SA dagger collector in history.
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SA or NSKK ?
(Vassago) - 12/27/17 05:10 PM
Rohm Dagger Forum (1 viewing)
Your place to discuss one of the most fascinating areas of German Dagger collecting. Learn about both SS and SA Rohm Daggers. Moderated by Gailen David, owner of GDM Militaria.
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Re: Full Rohm Pack Dagger ...
(bbmilitaria) - 12/19/17 10:45 AM
Army, Navy, and Luftwaffe Forum (1 viewing)
Daggers of the Army (Heer), Navy (Kriegsmarine), and Air Force (Luftwaffe), Characteristics and variations, as well as accoutrements (portapees and hangers). Moderated by Wotan and WWII-Collector and Kevin who you all know as "heers68"
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Re: First dagger!
(Rich Yankowski) - 01/01/18 06:55 PM
HJ Edged Weapons Forum (5 viewing)
This is the place to discuss the edged weapons of the Hitler Youth: Leader daggers, the HJ knives ( including the youth knives of occupied countries) DJ knives, and HJ Honor Bayonets. Moderated by Herman V.
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Re: Early Minty HJ Knife b...
(Mac 66) - 12/29/17 11:13 AM
Miscellaneous Dagger Forum (1 viewing)
Everything else: NPEA, Reichs Labor Service (RAD), DLV, Diplomatic/Government, Red Cross, The RLB, Teno, Land and Water Customs, Railway, and Postal (Postschutz) Daggers, boot knives, Imperial Edged Weapons. Moderated by Ron Weinand.
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Re: Npea schools
(Ronald Weinand) - 01/03/18 05:27 PM
European Edged Weapons (1 viewing)
For discussion of swords, daggers, and bayonets used by European countries not including Germany. Additionally, uniforms from European countries other than Germany may be discussed here. Moderated by Jim Wallace, an advanced collector of European blades
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Re: slovak army
(zet) - 12/08/17 06:32 AM
Edged Weapons Accoutrements Forum
Visit this forum to discuss hangers, frogs, portepees, control tags, dagger storage bags, or anything else that was used with German edged weapons.
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Re: Help with identifying ...
(stingray) - 01/02/18 07:35 PM
The BCN Bayonet Forum (8 viewing)
Your resource for Bayonet collecting worldwide. The Bayonet Collector's Network (BCN) was founded in 1996 to bring bayonet collectors together to share knowledge and information about bayonets. Come inside to talk not only about German bayonets, but about bayonets from around the world. Moderated by John Jacobi, founder of BCN and ably assisted by Terry Kissinger the man with all the Fire Bayonets.
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Re: S84/98 Bayonet - plate...
(AndyB) - 01/05/18 12:36 PM
Hunting, Forestry, and Shooting Forum (3 viewing)
This is where you can discuss hunting, forestry, and shooting daggers. Moderated by Gary Southgate.
Moderator: Baz69
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Re: Eickhorn Hirschfaenger
(Trofim) - 01/05/18 02:11 AM
German Sword Forum (1 viewing)
Got swords ? Here is the place to discuss them. Moderated by Fred Prinz, who most of you knew as Frogprinz.
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Re: Mysterious marking on ...
(Krikke) - 01/02/18 06:32 AM
Kinder and Miniature Forum (1 viewing)
Your place to discuss miniatures and kinder swords.
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Re: Andy Mraz
(BAMA) - 11/30/17 09:38 AM
Uniform & Accessories
This category covers most things worn "on the person" other than edged weapons and firearms. Headgear, uniforms, medals and badges, insignia, and more.
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SS & SA Uniform Forum (2 viewing)
SS and SA Uniform Forum. Your place to discuss, uniforms, headgear and cloth insignia of the SS and the SA. Moderated by Fred Fokkelman
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Re: SD Diamond-good or bad...
(militarymania) - 12/01/17 10:17 AM
German Military Uniform Forum (1 viewing)
Discuss uniforms, headgear, and cloth insignia of the German Army, Navy, and Luftwaffe services. This includes Camouflage and Paratroop (Fallschirmjäger ) uniforms.
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Re: German Cap Third Reich...
(Vern) - 12/04/17 02:18 PM
Police Uniforms Forum (4 viewing)
Discuss uniforms, headgear, cloth insignia, and accessories of the German police services. Moderated by Bill Unland.
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Re: Werkschutz (Please hel...
(kyles bullets) - 07/31/17 11:29 PM
Miscellaneous German Uniforms (1 viewing)
The forum for uniforms, headgear, and cloth insignia of all other german organizations such as the TENO, The Labor Corps, the DLV, and the Diplomatic Corps.
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Re: RMBO/Eastern peoples c...
(Patrick69) - 09/21/17 01:02 PM
Imperial German Uniforms, Orders, and Decorations (4 viewing)
Your place to discuss all Imperial German Militaria including: service medals, decorations, badges, insigna, photos, documents, spiked helmets, visors, field gear, flags, cloth insigia, etc. Moderated by Bill Warda, an expert in many fields on German Miliitaria.
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Re: Imperial Graphic Arts ...
(Dean Perdue) - 01/02/18 09:19 PM
Medals & Badges of the Third Reich Forum (4 viewing)
The forum for Medals, ribbons, and badges and other awards of all German services. Iron Crosses, Shooting Badges, Membership Pins, and more. Moderated by Fritz Kunz III and Derjager.
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Re: E boat badge
(seany) - 12/19/17 09:58 AM
Belts and Buckles Forum
The place to discuss brocade and service belts, as well as belt buckles. Moderated by Jean Pierre.
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Gun Boards SS Buckle
(Dow Cross) - 12/24/17 04:27 PM
Helmet Forum
Steel Helmet Forum. Discuss all German steel helmets from all branches of service and organizations, from both WWI and WWII. Moderated by Panzerfaust.
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Re: German helmet Mē35 wit...
(timothy downum) - 06/08/17 05:19 AM
The Honor Ring Forum (12 viewing)
Not just Honor rings! Private purchase military rings of any nation. Military school rings, West Wall rings, DAK, lets see it. Moderated by "Haupt-Moderator" Gaspare Bua, Mike, who you all know as "Byzanti", and Odal.
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Re: I got tired of waiting...
(chris12559) - 01/04/18 09:12 PM
General Militaria
Here is the place to discuss all militaria other than German uniforms, accessories, and daggers. Beer steins, regalia, firearms, field gear, other edged weapons, etc.
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United States Militaria
Your place to discuss United States Militaria including weapons, uniforms, medals, and other items of interest from all periods of United States Military History. Moderated by Mr. Jerry, a long time collector from Wisconsin.
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Re: Can anyone help identi...
(Mike (aka Byzanti)) - 11/14/17 01:35 PM
Japanese Militaria Forum
For discussing Samaurai Swords, Japanese headgear and uniforms, medals, rifles and related equipment, everything from grenade launchers and bayonets. Moderated by Jareth Holub. A professional antique restoration expert, Jareth has been collecting Japanese militaria for over 25 years.
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Re: Japanese airplane cloc...
(Mike (aka Byzanti)) - 09/07/17 09:22 PM
Miscellaneous Militaria and Regalia Forum
A place to discuss militaria that does not fit in another forum. Also for railroad car eagles, statues, personality busts, Allach porcelin, silverware, napkins, and other collectibles. Moderated by Rich Yankowski.
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Re: WHW Medalion, any info...
(Vern) - 12/12/17 09:25 PM
Historic and Period Firearms Forum
Do you collect, shoot, or just enjoy looking at historic firearms ? Anything from matchlocks to WWII Lugers ? If you do, this forum is for you. Show us what you have and ask your questions here. Moderated by Vern.
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Re: Luger Proofs
(Vern) - 11/30/17 06:16 PM
Names Documents and Photos Forum (2 viewing)
This Forum is for the discussion of any named or numbered items you may have in your collection as well as the discussion of period photos and documents. Moderated by Ross Kelbaugh an accomplished researcher in SS and other TR areas.
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Re: 3rd reich cards/photos
(Dean Perdue) - 12/25/17 02:09 PM
German Translation Forum
The place for quick German translations and definitions of German Military terms and obsolete words. Please keep requests to approximately 25 words.
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Re: Presentation Translati...
(WW2-Collector) - 12/17/17 06:20 PM
Flags, Field Gear, and Vehicles Forum
The place to discuss German flags, field gear, banners, vehicles and similar items. Moderated by Doug Kenwright who you knew as KURSK
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Re: NSDAP eagle topper
(marksmilitaria in Cleveland) - 09/02/17 08:10 PM
General Interest
Everything else that doesn't fit in the other categories, in addition to our "community" forums that are not collectible-specific. Want a translation? Have a question about how the forum works? It's all here.
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Media Review Forum
This Forum is to review and discuss books, movies, and websites pertinent to our hobby. Own a good book? Seen a great movie? Found a interesting website? Let us know all about it.
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Re: Memorial card book
(Dave) - 12/28/17 08:44 PM
Other Hobbies and Collections (6 viewing)
What else do you collect besides militaria or what other hobbies do you have ? MOPAR? Aviation Collectibles? MOPAR ? Beer Steins ? Let us know and post some pictures if you can. Moderated by Bernie Brule, who is into MOPAR.
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Re: World of Tanks
(Rich Yankowski) - 01/01/18 07:16 PM
Computer Help & Idea Exchange Forum
Does your computer have a bug? Is it slowing down? Need to know how to resize a picture? Jump in and ask Aaron Buck, an IT industry veteran.
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Re: Test to see if I able ...
(hjfkgjkjk) - 12/28/17 08:42 PM
Restoration, Conservation, and Maintenance Forum
Learn about restoration, conservation, and maintenance techniques and the pros and cons of each. Moderated by Vern Bryant, accomplished restoration expert.
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Re: Hitler Youth Knife Han...
(hjfkgjkjk) - 12/28/17 08:43 PM
Premium Members Forum
This is a Forum where Premium Members can meet to discuss topics relevant to the Hobby and GDC. Moderated by Vern and Dave
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Re: german daggers on face...
(Skynyrd) - 02/06/16 10:27 PM
Militaria Shows & Exhibits (3 viewing)
Do you know of an upcoming militaria show or a great militaria Museum ? Please share it with GDC Members and help the hobby. Anywhere in the World ! Moderated by Houston Coates.
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Re: Is there a show in Uni...
(Gaspare) - 11/03/17 08:57 PM
Hobby Humor Corner
Got funny pictures with crazy captions? Want to give Andy Mraz a run for his money as official site comedian? Post all your jokes here. Please keep your posts IN GOOD TASTE. Moderated by Andy Mraz's frog.
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Weirdest eBay listing in a...
(Mike (aka Byzanti)) - 11/01/17 09:00 PM
Period History Forum
This forum is for discussions and debates about historical topics relevant to our hobby.
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Re: Giant swastika unearth...
(Gaspare) - 11/29/17 09:28 PM
In Memoriam
This Forum is to remember our absent friends and collectors.
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Re: Sterling "Chip...
(Rich Yankowski) - 12/08/17 12:10 PM
Collector's Showcase (1 viewing)
A place to share your collection or favorite piece with other collectors. Moderated by Roger Jeandell aka "Leipzig"
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Re: Schlange Collection
(Schlange) - 12/29/17 11:19 AM