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Broken water pipe leads to discovery of rusty saber

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Korbsäbel; Germany, c. 1910

 

Mit Binden und Bandagen

Mit Binden und Bandagen

German students posing in full battlegear…

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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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Basket-hilt Saber Fencing; Germany, c. 1910

Group therapy

Group therapy

These fencers are mugging for the camera after an hour on the Paukboden…

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Basket-hilt saber practice; Germany, 1907

 

German boys fencing with the basket-hilt saber

German boys fencing with the basket-hilt saber

 

“This is how the local boys fence here daily. Once I participated but I soon had enough. My arm was almost through and I still have the scars to prove it.”

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