Épée Duelists; Germany, c. 1930

 

The lost fencers of Karlsruhe

The lost fencers of Karlsruhe

This statue used to adorn a German city park…

There are smaller, sterling silver versions of this group available on occasion. But this original bronze group in the city park of Karlsruhe, Germany, was lost in World War II… either melted down or destroyed.

This picture, pulled from an eBay auction, provides a different vantage point:

Epee fencers

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