Some of the British fencing master dynasties left behind more than books and instructional manuals.
The Rolands, for example, supplied us with this exceedingly rare leather-hilted foil…
Posted in 19th Century, fencing, Foil
Tagged amateur of fencing, amberger, angelo dynastie, edinburgh fencing, fencing masters, Foil, foil fencing, george roland, joseph roland, tremamondo
At what point did fencing turn into an athletic sport? Could it be that the expansion of the fencing strip had anything to do with it?
FencingClassics is issuing a call for historical strip measurements! Continue reading
How often has this happened to you? Winning a tournament without allowing a single touch to be scored against you. Fencing the Perfect Game!
Caleb True recounts the one tournament where everything went right for him. Read it right here…
Military fencing school with the tools of the trade
French Military Fencing Academy at Épinal...
Posted in 20th Century, fencing, Foil, Saber
Tagged chasseurs, fleuret, florett, Foil, french army, lance, Saber, sabre
Copper Wire Handle
A pretty foil suited for little hands…
Bet the body wrap isn't FIE-rated
German-style foil with clues to the use of the leather pad…
Napoleon III inspired the facial hair
A French master of the foil…
They don’t make foils like this anymore…
An Assault At Foils
This bout could have taken place at Henry Angelo’s salle at St. James Street…