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Kurt_Menliff, Ritterkreuz
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#350871 07/31/2021 8:47 PM
by pvon
pvon
I always liked swords!

I show myself holding a luft many yrs ago!

So I will start with the Luft sword!

They are sharp! Come in nickle silver and alum.

PVON
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#351109 Aug 12th a 08:49 PM
by pvon
pvon
pics

George

Who was some of the good makers? Herder,Puma

PVON
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#350882 Aug 1st a 02:12 PM
by pvon
pvon
Now another killer looker is the Diplomat sword!
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#351108 Aug 12th a 08:42 PM
by pvon
pvon
Herders from Mr Fabulous!
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#351177 Aug 15th a 03:40 AM
by Ritterkreuz
Ritterkreuz
I guess I need to start posting some of my gems...
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#351179 Aug 15th a 03:55 AM
by Ritterkreuz
Ritterkreuz
More
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#351200 Aug 15th a 08:54 PM
by pvon
pvon
I am enjoying this thread big time!

Herman

Your killing me!!!!!!!

Love the ww1 swords! Engraved and everything!Jee what nice swords!

So gilding was better you say! Damascus! Thats always been out of my league!

Seeing so many beauties and types might make a fella want to collect swords!

I hope others might consider the richness of them!

I always thought becaues of shipping and space many do not collect swords!

Under priced I believe!


PVON
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#351253 Aug 16th a 10:19 PM
by mrfabulous
mrfabulous
Both were aluminum. Leopard head was gilted? over a copper flash. the dove head was an anodized finish.
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#351255 Aug 16th a 10:29 PM
by pvon
pvon
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#351256 Aug 16th a 11:52 PM
by pvon
pvon
Mr Fabulous Holler

Wow is that a beauty
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#351387 Aug 21st a 10:56 PM
by stingray
stingray
here are mine in new cabinet i just bought. All are made by EPack Very contagious
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#351442 Aug 24th a 12:26 AM
by pvon
pvon
Ritterkreuz

I Sure hope so! Sometimes rumors go around!

I hope that is true!

He also had fine stff!

PVON
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#351579 Aug 29th a 12:28 PM
by Herman V. (aka Herr Mann)
Herman V. (aka Herr Mann)
Here are some "forgotten" swords... Mostly worn at the courts of European kings ans emperors during the 19th & early 20th century.

Best regards,

Herman
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#351580 Aug 29th a 12:44 PM
by Herman V. (aka Herr Mann)
Herman V. (aka Herr Mann)
Check out the work on these scabbard fittings.
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#351590 Aug 29th a 04:39 PM
by Herman V. (aka Herr Mann)
Herman V. (aka Herr Mann)
Ritterkreuz, PVON,

Thank you for your compliments!


Most of these court swords bear the national emblems of the countries they represent.

Some even tell you for which king or emperor the holder of the sword was working.

Here are 2 examples:

- Completely on the right: the shell of the guard shows the double headed eagle with the shield of Franz-Josef I, the Austrian-Hungarian emperor (1848 until 1916)

- In the middle: the grip plate has inserted the royal monogram of Ludwig I, the king of Bavaria (1825 until 1848)

I believe that the later "diplomat swords" were based on these earlier court swords.

Best regards,

Herman
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