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Forum: European Armoury Today, 01:17 PM
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Posted By awdaniec666
London, like many other places, has been and is a...

London, like many other places, has been and is a marketplace for stuff from all over the world.
Whatever these swords are, and I wish you luck in researching them, they are part of history and to...
Forum: Swap Forum Today, 01:33 AM
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Posted By awdaniec666
Post Looking for Karabela sabers

I always welcome a Karabela saber. PM me.
Forum: European Armoury Today, 12:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,102
Posted By awdaniec666
This is the beginning of a fascinating, but...

This is the beginning of a fascinating, but laborious journey...
Every time I think analizing a sword became easy I notice there is always a new layer of knowledge to be acquired which has been...
Forum: European Armoury Today, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By awdaniec666
I could only add that in my opinion when one is...

I could only add that in my opinion when one is talking about certain models (f.e. "M1796 LCS") there is often a relative narrow spectrum in which a thing can vary. I would therefore not describe...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2022, 10:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,104
Posted By awdaniec666
YEMEN: I´m sure this saber type has its own name,...

YEMEN: I´m sure this saber type has its own name, but I see them often labeled as Karabela. I dont agree with this. If somebody knows the original name of these, please share that information. These...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2022, 10:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,104
Posted By awdaniec666
COSSACK Cave: Some auction houses declare them...

COSSACK
Cave: Some auction houses declare them as of PLC origin. These sabers belonging to the Cossack culture is just my own opinion
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Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2022, 10:20 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By awdaniec666
RUSSIAN (I only know one confirmed example which...

RUSSIAN (I only know one confirmed example which belonged to Tsar Peter I)
Cave: Not to beeing taken as blueprint for "russian karabela"!
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Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,104
Posted By awdaniec666
POLISH-LITHUANIAN COMMONWEALTH: BATTLE KARABELA ...

POLISH-LITHUANIAN COMMONWEALTH: BATTLE KARABELA
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Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2022, 10:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,104
Posted By awdaniec666
POLISH LITHUANIAN COMMONWEALTH: KARABELA...

POLISH LITHUANIAN COMMONWEALTH: KARABELA KONTUSZOWA (PARADE)
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Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,104
Posted By awdaniec666
The Ultimate Karabela Guide PART 6

I was working on the newest part of this guide when I realized the ton of images I would like to show, would mean the risk of getting problems with copyright. This is the reason I removed all images....
Forum: European Armoury 30th December 2021, 10:29 PM
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Views: 24,408
Posted By awdaniec666
In case you wonder how these gentleman looked like

In case you wonder how these gentleman looked like
Forum: European Armoury 17th December 2021, 02:52 PM
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Posted By awdaniec666
Post Hey Mefidk, if you´re still interested in...

Hey Mefidk,
if you´re still interested in thoughts about your sabers I could see what I can do for you.
I´d need the following information for both objects:

- Pictures of the back of the...
Forum: European Armoury 10th December 2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,574
Posted By awdaniec666
I have seen one of these described as a German...

I have seen one of these described as a German infantry officers saber from around 1780 at a auction house. But is supposedly just the opinion of one person. Also some of these are described as...
Forum: European Armoury 10th December 2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,254
Posted By awdaniec666
Hey Will, thanks for replying! I have looked for...

Hey Will, thanks for replying! I have looked for the mentioned bayonet and it looks very much like it. Any idea how the curvature has found it’s way on the final product?
Edit: this weapon looks...
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,254
Posted By awdaniec666
Question Identification Problem: Saber

Hello there!
I appreciate any ideas on the origin of this following saber. It has been obviously shortened (Lenght: 65cm) and comes from the collection of a deceased Polish collector. The seller saw...
Forum: European Armoury 7th December 2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,104
Posted By awdaniec666
Sources

As I came back here I realized the lack of sources for the information I provided.
To fix that, here is the literature I used for this work.
Other sources are my own experience examining and...
Forum: European Armoury 1st November 2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,724
Posted By awdaniec666
Restoration: Austrian Infantry Troopers Saber M1851

I decided to restore an antique Austrian infantry "Mannschaftssäbel M1851" as far as it´s possible and fitting for its strong corrosion.
It has been found in an attic, astonishing since the...
Forum: Swap Forum 27th October 2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 938
Posted By awdaniec666
Item no longer available!

Item no longer available!
Forum: Swap Forum 25th October 2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 938
Posted By awdaniec666
19th c. Lionhead Saber for sale

I´d like to sell a saber with a lionhead pommel and pipe-back blade with a mark on the hilt "Morrel&Co.". It comes with a scabbard which is probably not the original one but it secures the blade...
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,420
Posted By awdaniec666
Oh, tempering goodbye :P

Oh, tempering goodbye :P
Forum: European Armoury 9th October 2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,420
Posted By awdaniec666
Interesting point Victrix! As far as I know...

Interesting point Victrix! As far as I know Pallasch´s were not used for cutting. In fact heavy cavalry members were told to thrust only. So sharpening the edge is obsolete from this point of view!...
Forum: European Armoury 8th October 2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,526
Posted By awdaniec666
A fine example of how incluences mix together and...

A fine example of how incluences mix together and form prototypes which eventually evolve into adaptation somewhere else.
I would even describe that hilt as "karabelesque", but I am biased.
Forum: European Armoury 7th October 2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,420
Posted By awdaniec666
Hey Bryce, thanks for sharing that.

Hey Bryce, thanks for sharing that.
Forum: European Armoury 6th October 2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,420
Posted By awdaniec666
I would like to throw the question into the room:...

I would like to throw the question into the room: How sharp are battle-ready but unsharpened blades, like right after forging it into its final form.
I dont have this kind of knowledge. What makes...
Forum: European Armoury 6th October 2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,420
Posted By awdaniec666
Thank you Fernando. Did you hear about blunt...

Thank you Fernando. Did you hear about blunt sabers and can tell me something about this?
Keeping in mind my sabers size, the gilding and the still (for children) dangerous point I wouldnt think...
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