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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 (3 viewing)
This Forum is to welcome new Members and explain how GDC works.
06/13/2021 06:51 PM
Vern
216 1,312
06/13/2021 06:51 PM
by Vern
SS Dagger Forum (16 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.
06/13/2021 08:42 PM
sellick8302@rogers.com
2,163 30,317
06/13/2021 08:42 PM
by sellick8302@rogers.com
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.
06/13/2021 05:49 PM
RDY
1,878 25,466
06/13/2021 05:49 PM
by RDY
Rohm Dagger Forum
Your place to discuss one of the most fascinating areas of German Dagger collecting. Learn about both SS and SA Rohm Daggers.
06/13/2021 05:12 PM
Billy G.
419 6,485
06/13/2021 05:12 PM
by Billy G.
Army, Navy, and Luftwaffe Forum (4 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"
06/13/2021 01:58 PM
pvon
2,417 27,502
06/13/2021 01:58 PM
by pvon
HJ Edged Weapons Forum (3 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.
06/02/2021 02:32 PM
jim39
797 8,938
06/02/2021 02:32 PM
by jim39
Miscellaneous Dagger Forum (4 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.
05/29/2021 10:05 PM
pvon
1,488 15,513
05/29/2021 10:05 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
05/29/2021 06:32 PM
Jim W
753 6,623
05/29/2021 06:32 PM
by Jim W
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.
04/02/2021 02:09 PM
Billy G.
445 3,141
04/02/2021 02:09 PM
by Billy G.
The BCN Bayonet Forum (15 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.
06/11/2021 11:38 AM
sellick8302@rogers.com
1,984 20,338
06/11/2021 11:38 AM
by sellick8302@rogers.com
Hunting, Forestry, and Shooting Forum (1 viewing)
This is where you can discuss hunting, forestry, and shooting daggers. Moderated by Gary Southgate.
06/13/2021 10:47 PM
pvon
615 7,366
06/13/2021 10:47 PM
by pvon
German Sword & Miniatures Forum (9 viewing)
Here is the place to discuss swords, kinder sables, and miniature daggers. Moderated by Fred Prinz, who most of you knew as Frogprinz.
05/14/2021 05:56 PM
FSMC
1,089 11,579
05/14/2021 05:56 PM
by FSMC
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.
364 1,559
05/30/2021 04:17 PM
by pvon
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
05/26/2021 01:34 PM
pvon
410 1,707
05/26/2021 01:34 PM
by pvon
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 (21 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
06/10/2021 12:18 AM
pvon
1,666 17,267
06/10/2021 12:18 AM
by pvon
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.
01/30/2021 03:35 PM
Vern
926 7,636
01/30/2021 03:35 PM
by Vern
Police Uniforms Forum (7 viewing)
Discuss uniforms, headgear, cloth insignia, and accessories of the German police services. Moderated by Bill Unland.
05/11/2021 02:11 PM
ORPO
544 7,340
05/11/2021 02:11 PM
by ORPO
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.
06/11/2021 02:53 PM
pvon
289 2,224
06/11/2021 02:53 PM
by pvon
Imperial German Uniforms, Orders, and Decorations (1 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.
06/13/2021 06:52 PM
Dave
422 5,118
06/13/2021 06:52 PM
by Dave
Medals & Badges of the Third Reich Forum (15 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.
06/13/2021 02:40 PM
ORPO
1,905 21,593
06/13/2021 02:40 PM
by ORPO
Belts and Buckles Forum (2 viewing)
The place to discuss brocade and service belts, as well as belt buckles.
05/27/2021 04:24 PM
derjager
522 3,551
05/27/2021 04:24 PM
by derjager
Helmet Forum (7 viewing)
Steel Helmet Forum. Discuss all German steel helmets from all branches of service and organizations, from both WWI and WWII. Moderated by Panzerfaust.
03/09/2021 03:08 AM
Gaspare
1,155 13,139
03/09/2021 03:08 AM
by Gaspare
The Honor Ring Forum (14 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"
06/13/2021 10:58 PM
pvon
2,127 25,421
06/13/2021 10:58 PM
by pvon
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.
06/01/2021 07:43 PM
ed773
684 4,180
06/01/2021 07:43 PM
by ed773
Japanese Militaria Forum (2 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.
01/10/2021 10:23 PM
Notaguru
391 2,846
01/10/2021 10:23 PM
by Notaguru
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.
06/03/2021 11:44 PM
pvon
842 6,425
06/03/2021 11:44 PM
by pvon
Historic and Period Firearms Forum (2 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.
06/13/2021 02:00 PM
pvon
393 3,163
06/13/2021 02:00 PM
by pvon
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.
05/27/2021 12:02 AM
Dean Perdue
478 3,144
05/27/2021 12:02 AM
by Dean Perdue
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.
05/28/2021 10:59 PM
Vern
1,152 10,543
05/28/2021 10:59 PM
by Vern
Collector's Corner (2 viewing)
Discussion forum for anything of interest to collectors. Moderated by Paul and Ryan
06/13/2021 02:31 PM
pvon
10 149
06/13/2021 02:31 PM
by pvon
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.
06/11/2021 04:32 PM
Gaspare
500 5,350
06/11/2021 04:32 PM
by Gaspare
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.
05/23/2021 02:41 PM
Vern
332 1,740
05/23/2021 02:41 PM
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.
304 2,201
01/13/2021 01:55 PM
by ed773
Period History Forum (1 viewing)
This forum is for discussions and debates about historical topics relevant to our hobby.
06/11/2021 07:33 PM
sellick8302@rogers.com
171 793
06/11/2021 07:33 PM
by sellick8302@rogers.com
In Memoriam (1 viewing)
This Forum is to remember our absent friends and collectors.
04/24/2021 04:28 AM
max baer
40 432
04/24/2021 04:28 AM
by max baer
Collector's Showcase (1 viewing)
A place to share your collection or favorite piece with other collectors. Moderated by Roger Jeandell aka "Leipzig"
05/22/2021 04:57 PM
pvon
190 3,473
05/22/2021 04:57 PM
by pvon
GDC Reference Library (1 viewing)
Each thread contains links to the appropriate reference gallery. Click a link to view the gallery.
08/30/2020 08:13 PM
Vern
7 15
08/30/2020 08:13 PM
by Vern
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