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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 (2 viewing)
This Forum is to welcome new Members and explain how GDC works.
05/10/2024 10:07 PM
Cameron
256 1,594
05/10/2024 10:07 PM
by Cameron
SS Dagger Forum (17 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.
Moderated by: Dave
2,235 31,024
05/22/2024 02:47 PM
by kreta1961
SA & NSKK Dagger Forum (13 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.
05/18/2024 04:57 PM
den70
1,937 26,069
05/18/2024 04:57 PM
by den70
Rohm Dagger Forum (24 viewing)
Your place to discuss one of the most fascinating areas of German Dagger collecting. Learn about both SS and SA Rohm Daggers.
03/30/2024 12:50 AM
431 6,639
03/30/2024 12:50 AM
Army, Navy, and Luftwaffe Forum (12 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"
2,491 28,512
04/18/2024 01:13 PM
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.
05/02/2024 11:57 AM
Vik
830 9,227
05/02/2024 11:57 AM
by Vik
Miscellaneous Dagger Forum (13 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.
05/18/2024 04:26 AM
Brews custom awa
1,525 15,944
05/18/2024 04:26 AM
by Brews custom awa
European Edged Weapons (7 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
05/17/2024 06:04 PM
derjager
762 6,704
05/17/2024 06:04 PM
by derjager
Edged Weapons Accoutrements Forum (2 viewing)
Visit this forum to discuss hangers, frogs, portepees, control tags, dagger storage bags, or anything else that was used with German edged weapons.
05/24/2024 03:12 AM
Billy G.
461 3,370
05/24/2024 03:12 AM
by Billy G.
The BCN Bayonet Forum (13 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.
05/23/2024 06:42 PM
Cameron
2,034 20,689
05/23/2024 06:42 PM
by Cameron
Hunting, Forestry, and Shooting Forum (9 viewing)
This is where you can discuss hunting, forestry, and shooting daggers. Moderated by Gary Southgate.
654 8,407
05/23/2024 10:01 PM
by Mikee
German Sword & Miniatures Forum (22 viewing)
Here is the place to discuss swords, kinder sables, and miniature daggers. Moderated by Fred Prinz, who most of you knew as Frogprinz.
03/30/2024 11:44 AM
Herman V. (aka Herr Mann)
1,107 11,847
03/30/2024 11:44 AM
by Herman V. (aka Herr Mann)
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.
05/08/2024 03:32 AM
Gaspare
376 1,578
05/08/2024 03:32 AM
by Gaspare
Wanted Forum
This is a Forum where Premium Members can post free "Wanted" ads. Please keep items listed militaria-related.
10/29/2023 06:09 PM
Dave
62 130
10/29/2023 06:09 PM
by Dave
Sold/Expired Ads (2 viewing)
This is a Forum where Premium Members and Moderators can view expired "For Sale" ads
01/24/2023 10:46 PM
Dave
423 1,766
01/24/2023 10:46 PM
by Dave
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 (14 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
04/07/2024 05:36 AM
Cameron
1,677 17,330
04/07/2024 05:36 AM
by Cameron
German Military Uniform Forum (5 viewing)
Discuss uniforms, headgear, and cloth insignia of the German Army, Navy, and Luftwaffe services. This includes Camouflage and Paratroop (Fallschirmjäger ) uniforms.
935 7,717
03/11/2024 03:04 PM
Police Uniforms Forum (9 viewing)
Discuss uniforms, headgear, cloth insignia, and accessories of the German police services. Moderated by Bill Unland.
01/21/2024 06:59 PM
derjager
551 7,382
01/21/2024 06:59 PM
by derjager
Miscellaneous German Uniforms (3 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.
04/26/2024 01:00 AM
derjager
297 2,283
04/26/2024 01:00 AM
by derjager
Imperial German Uniforms, Orders, and Decorations (5 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.
05/05/2024 04:19 PM
Dean Perdue
431 5,218
05/05/2024 04:19 PM
by Dean Perdue
Medals & Badges of the Third Reich Forum (37 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.
05/23/2024 03:18 PM
derjager
1,958 22,536
05/23/2024 03:18 PM
by derjager
Belts and Buckles Forum (3 viewing)
The place to discuss brocade and service belts, as well as belt buckles.
08/20/2023 06:12 PM
derjager
530 3,610
08/20/2023 06:12 PM
by derjager
Helmet Forum (25 viewing)
Steel Helmet Forum. Discuss all German steel helmets from all branches of service and organizations, from both WWI and WWII. Moderated by Panzerfaust.
03/17/2024 03:37 PM
Dutchman
1,172 13,267
03/17/2024 03:37 PM
by Dutchman
The Honor Ring Forum (24 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 Stephen, who you all know as "Spitfire"
Moderated by: Stephen
05/24/2024 03:46 PM
Mikee
2,243 27,636
05/24/2024 03:46 PM
by Mikee
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 (2 viewing)
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.
05/15/2024 02:44 PM
BretVanSant
695 4,289
05/15/2024 02:44 PM
by BretVanSant
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.
04/14/2024 10:17 PM
Mikee
399 2,913
04/14/2024 10:17 PM
by Mikee
Flags, Field Gear, and Miscellaneous Militaria and Regalia Forum (1 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.
05/18/2024 10:32 PM
Luftbud
854 6,540
05/18/2024 10:32 PM
by Luftbud
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.
05/09/2024 12:18 AM
Mikee
415 3,381
05/09/2024 12:18 AM
by Mikee
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.
05/06/2024 10:44 PM
LotusPeddler96
493 3,245
05/06/2024 10:44 PM
by LotusPeddler96
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 (8 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.
05/15/2024 11:13 PM
Gaspare
1,226 11,074
05/15/2024 11:13 PM
by Gaspare
Collector's Corner (4 viewing)
Discussion forum for anything of interest to collectors. Moderated by Paul and Ryan
Moderated by: [email protected]
04/04/2024 12:20 PM
ed773
37 512
04/04/2024 12:20 PM
by ed773
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.
05/18/2024 12:16 AM
Mikee
514 5,514
05/18/2024 12:16 AM
by Mikee
Computer Help & Idea Exchange Forum (2 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 (1 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 (1 viewing)
This forum is for discussions and debates about historical topics relevant to our hobby.
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01/21/2024 05:15 PM
by derjager
In Memoriam (1 viewing)
This Forum is to remember our absent friends and collectors.
10/27/2023 06:52 PM
49 496
10/27/2023 06:52 PM
Collector's Showcase (3 viewing)
A place to share your collection or favorite piece with other collectors. Moderated by Roger Jeandell aka "Leipzig"
05/20/2024 11:27 AM
BretVanSant
196 3,530
05/20/2024 11:27 AM
by BretVanSant
GDC Reference Library (1 viewing)
Each thread contains links to the appropriate reference gallery. Click a link to view the gallery.
10/10/2023 05:06 PM
Vern
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10/10/2023 05:06 PM
by Vern
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