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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.
09/30/2022 12:40 AM
Billy G.
236 1,430
09/30/2022 12:40 AM
by Billy G.
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.
10/06/2022 06:24 PM
Baz69
2,204 30,681
10/06/2022 06:24 PM
by Baz69
SA & NSKK Dagger Forum (8 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.
09/24/2022 05:56 PM
Dave
1,909 25,855
09/24/2022 05:56 PM
by Dave
Rohm Dagger Forum (3 viewing)
Your place to discuss one of the most fascinating areas of German Dagger collecting. Learn about both SS and SA Rohm Daggers.
10/07/2022 07:52 AM
Herman V. (aka Herr Mann)
423 6,507
10/07/2022 07:52 AM
by Herman V. (aka Herr Mann)
Army, Navy, and Luftwaffe Forum (5 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"
09/26/2022 01:40 AM
Dave
2,459 28,146
09/26/2022 01:40 AM
by Dave
HJ Edged Weapons Forum (2 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.
09/30/2022 11:50 AM
ed773
814 9,099
09/30/2022 11:50 AM
by ed773
Miscellaneous Dagger Forum (7 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.
10/01/2022 04:58 PM
Ronald Weinand
1,507 15,786
10/01/2022 04:58 PM
by Ronald Weinand
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
07/28/2022 10:59 PM
Gaspare
757 6,672
07/28/2022 10:59 PM
by Gaspare
Edged Weapons Accoutrements Forum (1 viewing)
Visit this forum to discuss hangers, frogs, portepees, control tags, dagger storage bags, or anything else that was used with German edged weapons.
07/24/2022 12:19 AM
wotan
451 3,294
07/24/2022 12:19 AM
by wotan
The BCN Bayonet Forum (4 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.
09/25/2022 08:05 PM
Von Ryan
2,018 20,606
09/25/2022 08:05 PM
by Von Ryan
Hunting, Forestry, and Shooting Forum (5 viewing)
This is where you can discuss hunting, forestry, and shooting daggers. Moderated by Gary Southgate.
09/20/2022 04:43 PM
H.H.
628 7,627
09/20/2022 04:43 PM
by H.H.
German Sword & Miniatures Forum (5 viewing)
Here is the place to discuss swords, kinder sables, and miniature daggers. Moderated by Fred Prinz, who most of you knew as Frogprinz.
08/18/2022 08:29 PM
Tanker
1,100 11,785
08/18/2022 08:29 PM
by Tanker
The GDC Bazaar
The Bazaar contains our "For Sale" and "Wanted" Forums in their own new area.
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For Sale Forum (1 viewing)
This is a Forum where Premium Members can post free "For Sale" ads. Please keep items listed militaria related.
08/20/2022 05:56 PM
JohnZ
368 1,562
08/20/2022 05:56 PM
by JohnZ
Wanted Forum
This is a Forum where Premium Members can post free "Wanted" ads. Please keep items listed militaria-related.
60 123
07/21/2022 02:10 AM
by Dave
Sold/Expired Ads
This is a Forum where Premium Members and Moderators can view expired "For Sale" ads
10/06/2022 09:58 PM
Hermanator
421 1,759
10/06/2022 09:58 PM
by Hermanator
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
08/08/2022 11:38 PM
Vern
1,671 17,283
08/08/2022 11:38 PM
by Vern
German Military Uniform Forum
Discuss uniforms, headgear, and cloth insignia of the German Army, Navy, and Luftwaffe services. This includes Camouflage and Paratroop (Fallschirmjäger ) uniforms.
930 7,702
07/06/2022 02:11 PM
by pvon
Police Uniforms Forum (6 viewing)
Discuss uniforms, headgear, cloth insignia, and accessories of the German police services. Moderated by Bill Unland.
07/28/2022 06:33 PM
Dave
548 7,363
07/28/2022 06:33 PM
by Dave
Miscellaneous German Uniforms (2 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.
07/23/2022 01:16 PM
Gaspare
292 2,255
07/23/2022 01:16 PM
by Gaspare
Imperial German Uniforms, Orders, and Decorations (3 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.
07/19/2022 09:54 PM
Dave
426 5,149
07/19/2022 09:54 PM
by Dave
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.
1,934 21,881
10/06/2022 02:38 PM
by Dave
Belts and Buckles Forum (2 viewing)
The place to discuss brocade and service belts, as well as belt buckles.
09/11/2022 12:48 AM
Vern
527 3,583
09/11/2022 12:48 AM
by Vern
Helmet Forum (1 viewing)
Steel Helmet Forum. Discuss all German steel helmets from all branches of service and organizations, from both WWI and WWII. Moderated by Panzerfaust.
09/12/2022 02:32 AM
Dave
1,162 13,207
09/12/2022 02:32 AM
by Dave
The Honor Ring Forum (6 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"
10/07/2022 07:58 AM
FortyTwoe
2,236 26,751
10/07/2022 07:58 AM
by FortyTwoe
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.
689 4,242
08/03/2022 04:29 PM
by Jim W
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.
08/13/2022 05:50 PM
Dave
397 2,898
08/13/2022 05:50 PM
by Dave
Flags, Field Gear, and Miscellaneous Militaria and Regalia Forum (2 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.
08/21/2022 12:46 AM
Jerry B
848 6,474
08/21/2022 12:46 AM
by Jerry B
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.
08/21/2022 08:15 PM
Jerry B
410 3,332
08/21/2022 08:15 PM
by Jerry B
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.
09/10/2022 02:01 AM
sellick8302@rogers.com
485 3,185
09/10/2022 02:01 AM
by sellick8302@rogers.com
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 (6 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.
09/27/2022 12:06 PM
ed773
1,188 10,803
09/27/2022 12:06 PM
by ed773
Collector's Corner
Discussion forum for anything of interest to collectors. Moderated by Paul and Ryan
32 455
09/27/2022 03:13 PM
by ORPO
Other Hobbies and Collections, like sports cars, movies, music,etc (4 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.
08/28/2022 04:16 AM
Jerry B
509 5,429
08/28/2022 04:16 AM
by Jerry B
Computer Help & Idea Exchange Forum (1 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.
08/11/2022 12:02 AM
Vern
333 1,745
08/11/2022 12:02 AM
by Vern
Restoration, Conservation, and Maintenance Forum (2 viewing)
Learn about restoration, conservation, and maintenance techniques and the pros and cons of each. Moderated by Vern Bryant, accomplished restoration expert.
09/14/2022 03:27 PM
Dave
307 2,220
09/14/2022 03:27 PM
by Dave
Period History Forum
This forum is for discussions and debates about historical topics relevant to our hobby.
08/10/2022 03:44 PM
Gaspare
181 853
08/10/2022 03:44 PM
by Gaspare
In Memoriam
This Forum is to remember our absent friends and collectors.
09/04/2022 05:41 PM
Gaspare
45 461
09/04/2022 05:41 PM
by Gaspare
Collector's Showcase (3 viewing)
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 (2 viewing)
Each thread contains links to the appropriate reference gallery. Click a link to view the gallery.
05/31/2022 03:54 PM
Vern
9 33
05/31/2022 03:54 PM
by Vern
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