Monthly Archives: December 2008

Jägerstock; Germany, 1660

The Jägerstock or halbe Pique

The Jägerstock or halbe Pique

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jägerstock, not Jägermeister…

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Foil; France; c. 1740

Engagement in quarte

Engagement in quarte

 

What French master could this be?

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Italian foil or épée; Italy, c. 1890

Pessina vs. Pecoraro

 

 

 

 

 

Pessina vs. Pecoraro

 

 

 

 

 

Italian épée fencing… or are these foils?

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Saber fencer; Germany; c. 1880

Mit Binden und Bandagen

Mit Binden und Bandagen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ready for the Säbelmensur…

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Fencing foil; Germany, c. 1870

Cuirassier pommelThey don’t make foils like this anymore…

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Posts that undeservedly got the least attention this past week

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

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Most popular Fencing Classics posts last week

Looks like our saber video won by a long shot… and that doesn’t even include the views on youtube.com!

Ooooh-aaaahhh! World’s First Saber Video
Saber combat; Turkey, 1436
Baton; France, 1929
Basket-hilt Saber Fencing; Germany
Cavalry Saber Drill; Hungary, 1917

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Federfechter; Germany, c. 1550

For fame and for wreath...

For fame and for wreath...

Fechtschule der Federfechter…

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Singlestick; Britain, c. 1850

Given the height differential, an attack to the knee might be more advisable

Given the height differential, an attack to the knee might be more advisable

 

 

How Britannia ruled the waves…

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Fencing Master; Germany, c. 1835

The plates they are a'changing

The plates they are a'changing

 

 

 

The Fencing master in four languages…
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