The Jägerstock or halbe Pique
Jägerstock, not Jägermeister…
Engagement in quarte
What French master could this be?
Italian épée fencing… or are these foils?
Posted in 19th Century, Epee, fencing
Tagged degen, Epee, espada, gaugler, italian school, italienische schule, masaniello parise, pecoraro, pessina, scuola magistrale
Mit Binden und Bandagen
Ready for the Säbelmensur…
They don’t make foils like this anymore…
These images were this week’s wallflower posts. Some may be a bit older and harder to find on the site. Others may have been on subjects not very popular this week. We present them again, all warmed over, to see if they still can command some attention. Call it our “Stimulus Plan”….
Fencing helmet; Germany, c. 1820
Glockenschläger; Germany, c. 1850
Singlestick Drill; Britain, c. 1900
Cutlass Drill; Great Britain, 1900
Singlestick Drill; Britain, 1905
For fame and for wreath...
Fechtschule der Federfechter…
Given the height differential, an attack to the knee might be more advisable
How Britannia ruled the waves…
The plates they are a'changing
The Fencing master in four languages…