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Among the latest acquisitions are:
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Roux, 1885, with Egerton Castle’s bookplate.
Watercolour portrait of a late 19th c. fencing master by Frédéric Régamey.
Pair of late 19th c. foils with Coulaux blades and Balp decorative gilt brass guards and pommels.
Pair of early 20th c. foils with 900 mm long blades stamped MAX RICHTER BERLIN and 120 mm dia. steel cup guards.
Pair of late 18th c. foils with traces of gilding on guards and urn-shaped pommels.
Théorie sur L’Escrime à Cheval
Müller, 1816, with 12-page manuscript criticism bound in.
Mid-19th c. pierced guard foil stamped COULAUX A & C
KLINGENTHAL with crown mark, but also Solingen mark of arrow-heads linked to the letter S within a circle.
The Fencer’s Manual
by Robert Meikle, 1859. The first book to mention No. 5 and No. 4 blades and the first on fencing to be published in Australia.
Trattato sulla Scherma
Gambogi, 1837. The illustrations copy Angelo’s famous poses redrawn in 19th c. costume.
Early 20th c. fencing master’s brown suede jacket.
Miniature silver foil and sabre on black ebony plinths won at the 1931 Royal Tournament by Royal Marines champion, Colour Sergeant Louis Victor Clarke
Silver monteith bowl (160 mm dia. x 125 mm high) inscribed
Royal Naval & Military Tournament 1910, Sabre v Sabre Championship 2nd Prize won by Lieut. F.E.B. Feilman
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