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In 1996 @ I was in the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey and
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S, I have this civil war officers sword. It is in good
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I have 3 swords and dagger, I think that's what it is. My
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I would like some info on this antique sword. It is a sort
I would like some info on this antique sword. It is a sort of primitive style weapon with a hammered steel blade, wooden handle, and fits in a sheath made of some sort of dried animal hide that has a … read more
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I have an old sword marked "Fabrica De Toledo Anoda 1843".
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S, Here is the saber or hunting sword. There is a ""
Hi Robert S , Here is the saber or hunting sword. There is a "B" inscribed on the upper brass mount of the scabbard. The guard is missing a piece and the grip is wood. The grip might have had wire wra… read more
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Hi Steve, no one has responded to the World War II query in regard to the swords and knife. Would you like to take this on? If so, I will send you photos. I also have 2 Nazi flags.… read more
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have a tall ( 8 & 1 qt. inch) fluted glass art ( 5 + inches
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I have a civil war sword that say itis from 1870-1871. It has
I have a civil war sword that say itis from 1870-1871. It has goldish engraving on it which is all in german.The bottom of the handle has a lion head on it. Also on the bottom of the blade it is engra… read more
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