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Swords & blades of the American Revolution

by George C. Neumann

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Published by Stackpole Books in [Harrisburg, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Swords.,
    • Weapons.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Equipment and supplies.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 280-284.

      Statementby George C. Neumann. Drawings by George C. Woodbridge.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU855 .N43
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p.
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5292313M
      ISBN 100811717208
      LC Control Number72012665

      Rare"Swords & Blades American Revolution" Book Knife You are bidding on the rare, First Edition hardback reference book, "Swords & Blades of the American Revolution: The Encyclopedia of Bladed Weapons--Swords, Bayonets, Spontoons, Halberds, Pikes, Knives, Daggers, and Axes--Used By Both Sides, on Land and Sea, in America's Struggle for . This is a rare sword with its original scabbard there are similar swords pictured in Neumann's book on page Sword and blades of the American Revolution. The blade is 25 1/2 inches long 1 1/4 inch wide. The blade is engraved with a crown and the initials RWF below it.

      A very nice example of a Colonial Period Shell-Guard Hunting Hanger, ca. The type of Sword often carried by American Officer's, during the Revolutionary War. For similar examples, please see G. C. Neumann's "Swords & Blades of the American Revolution” and his “Battle Weapons of the American Revolution” (fig. SS, SS & SS).   Enhanced with more than illustrations from rare documents, the book classifies and describes all major types of swords worn by the U.S. armed forces, cadets, and diplomats since the American Revolution to the end of World War :

      The American Revolution sword has a blade of high carbon steel. The simple knuckle-bar hilt is of steel and the ribbed grip is wood. Its scabbard is of robust leather with steel fittings and steel hanging rings. American Revolution Sword features. Steel: Tempered High Carbon Steel. Overall Length: 39 3/4". Blade: 34 1/8". P.O.B.: 8 1/2". Swords & Blades of the American Revolution..#Book-SBAR by George C. Newmann An encyclopedia of blades, it pictures, details, and identifies more than arms, tracing the evolution and history of each weapon. With illustrations and descriptions of swords, bayonets, pole arms, knives, daggers, belts, and camp axes from the colonial period.


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6.The Book of Swords Series is a series of science fiction / fantasy novels written by Fred Saberhagen. The story revolves around the Twelve Swords of Power, which were forged by the gods and given to humanity, and how various characters acquire and use them. The series spans several decades and features dozens of characters."The first book devoted exclusively to the subject, this invaluable volume will aid collectors, curators, historians and anyone interested in weaponry to identify American swords.

Enhanced with more than illustrations from catalogs, manuals, and other rare documents, the book classifies and describes all major types of swords worn by the U.S.

armed forces, cadets, and .