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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
This Forum is to welcome new Members and explain how GDC works.
11/28/2021 07:39 PM
Dave
224 1,361
11/28/2021 07:39 PM
by Dave
SS Dagger Forum (3 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.
11/26/2021 05:30 PM
Gaspare
2,180 30,475
11/26/2021 05:30 PM
by Gaspare
SA & NSKK Dagger Forum (5 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.
11/28/2021 09:21 PM
Vern
1,892 25,689
11/28/2021 09:21 PM
by Vern
Rohm Dagger Forum (5 viewing)
Your place to discuss one of the most fascinating areas of German Dagger collecting. Learn about both SS and SA Rohm Daggers.
10/19/2021 01:01 PM
Larry C
422 6,504
10/19/2021 01:01 PM
by Larry C
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"
11/28/2021 08:19 PM
Billy G.
2,435 27,840
11/28/2021 08:19 PM
by Billy G.
HJ Edged Weapons Forum (6 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.
808 9,028
11/19/2021 03:54 PM
by pvon
Miscellaneous Dagger Forum (2 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.
11/19/2021 03:37 PM
pvon
1,497 15,646
11/19/2021 03:37 PM
by pvon
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
09/08/2021 03:57 PM
pvon
754 6,640
09/08/2021 03:57 PM
by pvon
Edged Weapons Accoutrements Forum (3 viewing)
Visit this forum to discuss hangers, frogs, portepees, control tags, dagger storage bags, or anything else that was used with German edged weapons.
11/17/2021 06:06 PM
Baz69
447 3,150
11/17/2021 06:06 PM
by Baz69
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.
11/22/2021 08:35 PM
Von Ryan
2,003 20,508
11/22/2021 08:35 PM
by Von Ryan
Hunting, Forestry, and Shooting Forum (4 viewing)
This is where you can discuss hunting, forestry, and shooting daggers. Moderated by Gary Southgate.
11/12/2021 03:03 PM
Billy G.
618 7,523
11/12/2021 03:03 PM
by Billy G.
German Sword & Miniatures Forum (2 viewing)
Here is the place to discuss swords, kinder sables, and miniature daggers. Moderated by Fred Prinz, who most of you knew as Frogprinz.
09/21/2021 09:34 PM
pvon
1,093 11,712
09/21/2021 09:34 PM
by pvon
The GDC Bazaar
The Bazaar contains our "For Sale" and "Wanted" Forums in their own new area.
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For Sale Forum
This is a Forum where Premium Members can post free "For Sale" ads. Please keep items listed militaria related.
11/19/2021 09:20 PM
Skynyrd
365 1,554
11/19/2021 09:20 PM
by Skynyrd
Wanted Forum
This is a Forum where Premium Members can post free "Wanted" ads. Please keep items listed militaria-related.
11/19/2020 11:18 PM
Jim W
57 120
11/19/2020 11:18 PM
by Jim W
Sold/Expired Ads
This is a Forum where Premium Members and Moderators can view expired "For Sale" ads
09/16/2021 08:33 PM
Skynyrd
417 1,737
09/16/2021 08:33 PM
by Skynyrd
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 (7 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
11/24/2021 02:09 PM
Gaspare
1,668 17,275
11/24/2021 02:09 PM
by Gaspare
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.
11/10/2021 09:25 PM
pvon
930 7,687
11/10/2021 09:25 PM
by pvon
Police Uniforms Forum (3 viewing)
Discuss uniforms, headgear, cloth insignia, and accessories of the German police services. Moderated by Bill Unland.
11/25/2021 11:21 PM
pvon
547 7,354
11/25/2021 11:21 PM
by pvon
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.
09/02/2021 08:03 PM
pvon
290 2,239
09/02/2021 08:03 PM
by pvon
Imperial German Uniforms, Orders, and Decorations (2 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.
07/24/2021 05:21 PM
ed773
422 5,128
07/24/2021 05:21 PM
by ed773
Medals & Badges of the Third Reich Forum (8 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.
11/28/2021 04:36 AM
JohnZ
1,919 21,716
11/28/2021 04:36 AM
by JohnZ
Belts and Buckles Forum (2 viewing)
The place to discuss brocade and service belts, as well as belt buckles.
07/18/2021 07:04 PM
derjager
522 3,553
07/18/2021 07:04 PM
by derjager
Helmet Forum (3 viewing)
Steel Helmet Forum. Discuss all German steel helmets from all branches of service and organizations, from both WWI and WWII. Moderated by Panzerfaust.
1,158 13,181
11/25/2021 11:25 PM
by pvon
The Honor Ring Forum (3 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, and Mike, who you all know as "Byzanti"
11/28/2021 05:40 PM
SpitfireVb
2,172 25,867
11/28/2021 05:40 PM
by SpitfireVb
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.
11/25/2021 11:40 PM
pvon
687 4,218
11/25/2021 11:40 PM
by pvon
Japanese Militaria Forum (1 viewing)
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.
11/12/2021 10:11 PM
pvon
396 2,881
11/12/2021 10:11 PM
by pvon
Flags, Field Gear, and Miscellaneous Militaria and Regalia Forum (3 viewing)
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.
10/28/2021 11:58 PM
Mikee
846 6,449
10/28/2021 11:58 PM
by Mikee
Historic and Period Firearms Forum (3 viewing)
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.
11/26/2021 04:14 AM
SparkingQuestion
409 3,268
11/26/2021 04:14 AM
by SparkingQuestion
Names, Documents, Photos and Translation Forum (1 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.
10/15/2021 07:47 PM
Jim W
479 3,160
10/15/2021 07:47 PM
by Jim W
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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Community Center (1 viewing)
This is the place to talk about the website, post important hobby news, and ask hobby questions that don't seem to fall into any other category.
11/25/2021 11:35 PM
pvon
1,160 10,607
11/25/2021 11:35 PM
by pvon
Collector's Corner (2 viewing)
Discussion forum for anything of interest to collectors. Moderated by Paul and Ryan
11/26/2021 07:27 PM
Gaspare
25 270
11/26/2021 07:27 PM
by Gaspare
Other Hobbies and Collections, like sports cars, movies, music,etc (5 viewing)
What else do you collect besides militaria or what other hobbies do you have ? Aviation Collectibles? Beer Steins ? Model soldiers ? Stamps ? Pewter and Copper ? Let us know and post some pictures if you can.
09/12/2021 03:19 PM
pvon
504 5,380
09/12/2021 03:19 PM
by pvon
Computer Help & Idea Exchange Forum (3 viewing)
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.
05/23/2021 02:41 PM
Vern
332 1,740
05/23/2021 02:41 PM
by Vern
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.
10/22/2021 04:04 AM
Gaspare
304 2,208
10/22/2021 04:04 AM
by Gaspare
Period History Forum
This forum is for discussions and debates about historical topics relevant to our hobby.
08/27/2021 06:18 PM
ed773
174 827
08/27/2021 06:18 PM
by ed773
In Memoriam (1 viewing)
This Forum is to remember our absent friends and collectors.
07/04/2021 02:18 PM
sellick8302@rogers.com
40 434
07/04/2021 02:18 PM
by sellick8302@rogers.com
Collector's Showcase
A place to share your collection or favorite piece with other collectors. Moderated by Roger Jeandell aka "Leipzig"
11/24/2021 04:15 AM
JohnZ
193 3,503
11/24/2021 04:15 AM
by JohnZ
GDC Reference Library
Each thread contains links to the appropriate reference gallery. Click a link to view the gallery.
11/26/2021 02:44 AM
Vern
8 19
11/26/2021 02:44 AM
by Vern
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