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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.
01/07/2021 11:39 PM
ed773
204 1,258
01/07/2021 11:39 PM
by ed773
SS Dagger Forum (6 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.
02/24/2021 07:19 AM
Gottlieb
2,155 30,231
02/24/2021 07:19 AM
by Gottlieb
SA & NSKK Dagger Forum (3 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.
02/22/2021 11:39 AM
wschmidt
1,870 25,405
02/22/2021 11:39 AM
by wschmidt
Rohm Dagger Forum (2 viewing)
Your place to discuss one of the most fascinating areas of German Dagger collecting. Learn about both SS and SA Rohm Daggers.
10/22/2020 12:07 PM
jdarrylf
412 6,374
10/22/2020 12:07 PM
by jdarrylf
Army, Navy, and Luftwaffe Forum (8 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"
02/26/2021 04:23 PM
Dave
2,403 27,423
02/26/2021 04:23 PM
by Dave
HJ Edged Weapons Forum
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.
02/15/2021 06:29 PM
michal199
793 8,909
02/15/2021 06:29 PM
by michal199
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.
02/05/2021 12:30 AM
Rob w
1,483 15,488
02/05/2021 12:30 AM
by Rob w
European Edged Weapons (4 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
12/30/2020 03:42 AM
Billy G.
751 6,609
12/30/2020 03:42 AM
by Billy G.
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.
01/14/2021 02:55 PM
ORPO
445 3,140
01/14/2021 02:55 PM
by ORPO
The BCN Bayonet Forum (5 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.
01/01/2021 07:56 PM
ORPO
1,979 20,297
01/01/2021 07:56 PM
by ORPO
Hunting, Forestry, and Shooting Forum (7 viewing)
This is where you can discuss hunting, forestry, and shooting daggers. Moderated by Gary Southgate.
12/31/2020 09:17 PM
derjager
614 7,360
12/31/2020 09:17 PM
by derjager
German Sword & Miniatures Forum (1 viewing)
Here is the place to discuss swords, kinder sables, and miniature daggers. Moderated by Fred Prinz, who most of you knew as Frogprinz.
01/12/2021 06:21 AM
Gaspare
1,084 11,550
01/12/2021 06:21 AM
by Gaspare
The GDC Bazaar
The Bazaar contains our "For Sale" and "Wanted" Forums in their own new area.
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For Sale Forum (5 viewing)
This is a Forum where Premium Members can post free "For Sale" ads. Please keep items listed militaria related.
01/04/2021 01:29 PM
Mike (aka Byzanti)
362 1,551
01/04/2021 01:29 PM
by Mike (aka Byzanti)
Wanted Forum (1 viewing)
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 (3 viewing)
This is a Forum where Premium Members and Moderators can view expired "For Sale" ads
02/04/2021 05:26 AM
E Kohl
408 1,699
02/04/2021 05:26 AM
by E Kohl
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
12/10/2020 05:01 PM
JohnPic
1,664 17,262
12/10/2020 05:01 PM
by JohnPic
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.
01/30/2021 03:35 PM
Vern
926 7,636
01/30/2021 03:35 PM
by Vern
Police Uniforms Forum (1 viewing)
Discuss uniforms, headgear, cloth insignia, and accessories of the German police services. Moderated by Bill Unland.
12/13/2019 04:18 AM
Gaspare
544 7,339
12/13/2019 04:18 AM
by Gaspare
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.
11/20/2020 11:43 AM
Gwar
286 2,215
11/20/2020 11:43 AM
by Gwar
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.
12/29/2020 06:14 AM
Dean Perdue
422 5,102
12/29/2020 06:14 AM
by Dean Perdue
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.
02/19/2021 10:41 PM
derjager
1,906 21,580
02/19/2021 10:41 PM
by derjager
Belts and Buckles Forum (1 viewing)
The place to discuss brocade and service belts, as well as belt buckles. Moderated by Jean Pierre.
04/03/2020 06:55 PM
landwehr
522 3,537
04/03/2020 06:55 PM
by landwehr
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.
01/16/2021 11:00 PM
Dave
1,154 13,137
01/16/2021 11:00 PM
by Dave
The Honor Ring Forum (15 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"
02/27/2021 09:19 PM
Stud
2,100 25,184
02/27/2021 09:19 PM
by Stud
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 (22 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.
06/28/2020 05:12 PM
ed773
682 4,160
06/28/2020 05:12 PM
by ed773
Japanese Militaria Forum (33 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
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.
01/12/2021 03:44 PM
Notaguru
841 6,420
01/12/2021 03:44 PM
by Notaguru
Historic and Period Firearms Forum (4 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.
01/10/2021 10:48 PM
Notaguru
392 3,159
01/10/2021 10:48 PM
by Notaguru
Names, Documents, Photos and Translation Forum (6 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.
01/10/2021 10:43 PM
Stirnpanzer
478 3,118
01/10/2021 10:43 PM
by Stirnpanzer
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 (5 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. Moderated by Rick Schrieber.
1,149 10,532
02/24/2021 09:14 AM
by ibrahim ahmad
Other Hobbies and Collections
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.
12/25/2020 01:45 PM
ed773
496 5,310
12/25/2020 01:45 PM
by ed773
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.
12/25/2020 12:36 PM
Dave
332 1,739
12/25/2020 12:36 PM
by Dave
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.
304 2,201
01/13/2021 01:55 PM
by ed773
Period History Forum (20 viewing)
This forum is for discussions and debates about historical topics relevant to our hobby.
02/18/2021 07:54 PM
Dave
167 772
02/18/2021 07:54 PM
by Dave
In Memoriam
This Forum is to remember our absent friends and collectors.
01/22/2021 10:58 PM
Dave
39 427
01/22/2021 10:58 PM
by Dave
Collector's Showcase (1 viewing)
A place to share your collection or favorite piece with other collectors. Moderated by Roger Jeandell aka "Leipzig"
190 3,468
12/23/2020 03:34 PM
by JohnZ
GDC Reference Library (3 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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