Tag Archives: smallsword

Smallsword; Britain, c. 1800

 

Merger of the eras

Am I overdoing the "From the Darkness of Time We Came" lighting on the pics?

Battered and blackened, but still a formidable weapon…

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Smallsword; European, c. 1770

Now you see me, now you don't...

Now you see me, now you don't...

The first smallsword-on-Flecktarn-camo picture…

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“Transition Rapier”; Scotland, 1687

Hope of Scotland

Hope of Scotland

Picasso he ain’t….

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Smallsword combat; Germany, 1713

So you know hat to do in these cases

So you know what to do in these situations

 

What’s the best strategy against fencers who hold their sword with both hands…

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Dueling Sword; France, c. 1780

Early Epee 

 

Early Epee

 

This early dueling épée is a perfect example of the transition from smallsword to épée…

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