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Professor and Captain Charles Vical with daughter, fencer Jeanne Vical

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"Prof. Charles Vical and Daughter Jeanne
Santa Monica, Calif. ---- Prof. Charles Vical; LL.M.Lic.En.Dr. one of the most famous of French swordsman who…

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French Gold Medal champion Jeanne Vical poses with her gold medal.

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"A Champion.
Los Angeles, Cal - Southern California's women's fencing[g][sic] championships were won by Mlle Jeanne Vical, 21-year-old French Girl. The tournament was…

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Thomas J. Sands pictured advancing toward the viewer mid-lunge.

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Lt. Thomas J. Sands, National Champion, is pictured in the Olympic Epee Tryouts in the New York Athletic Club. They were held under the auspices of the Amateur…

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Portrait of Aldo Nadi lunging toward the viewer.

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Aldo Nadi, who would rank with D'Artagnan if he (Nadi) lived in that Romantic period, is pictured in New York as he rehearses for his U.S. debut in fencing. Nadi, acknolwdged…

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Olympic fencers Muriel Evelyn Guggolz, Marian Lloyd, and Dorothy Locke pose in Los Angeles.

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Will represent America in Olympic Fencing
Some of the world's best amateur athletes will be at swords points in the Olympic Games at…

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American Olympic Fencing Team members Ralph Faulkner, Harold Corbin, Theodore "Ted" Lorber, and Edith Jane pose for press photos.

"Los Angeles Fencers named for Olympic Team

Ralph Faulkner and Hal Corbin of the Los Angeles Athletic Club and…

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(L to R): Theodore "Ted" Lorber, Harold Corbin, and Ralph Faulkner pose for the camera after being selected for the American Olympic team.

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"Los Angeles Fencers named for Olympic Team

Ralph Faulkner and Hal Corbin of the Los Angeles…

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Photograph of the National Guard Armory at Exposition Park in Los Angeles which served as the Olympic Fencing Pavillion during the 1932 Olympics.

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Matched pair of Italian dueling swords with sharpened points and scabbards. Manufactured by Serafino Fratelli in Lumezzane, Italy. Flanged hemispherical guards with cushioned red velvet pads. Grips are checkered wood with front and rear ferrules.…

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Heavy fencing sabre with curved blade marked with a Clemen & Jung makers mark on the ricasso, depicting a shield with the letter 'z" in the center and with a five-pointed crown above. Sabre's guard is a simple dish with a riveted-on knucklebow. Thick…

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Fencing sabre with a skillfully formed and curved guard, shagreen-wrapped grip, and 14mm straight blade. German-made, double-fullered blade (marked "Made in Germany") appears to be marked "S. D. & G. New York" likely indicating the sporting goods…

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Swedish fencing sabre made by E. Svalling in Eskilstuna, Sweden. Guard is reinforced with rolled edges and with a riveted support along the center that also forms a small upper quillion. Grip is ribbed, wrapped in black leather and has a steel…

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Fencing sabre with three bar hilt, shagreen grip, and 20mm double-fullered blade. Marked with "New York" and "Germany" on the blade's forte.

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Fencing sabre resembling Masaniello Parise's first model of sabre. Guard features a rolled edge with the tail slotted into the grip's backstrap. Grip is covered with shagreen and a single strand of twisted wire. 18mm double-fullered blade with a…

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A photograph of the Mexican fencing team posing at the Olympic Village in Los Angeles.

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"Mexico is making its first real bid as an athletic nation.
In the forthcoming Olympic Games.

There are 60 members of the Mexican team quartered…

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The Canadian Fencing Team poses at the Olympic Village in Los Angeles. Seated is Henri Delcellier, left to right above him is: Bertram William Markus, Patrick Farrell, and Ernest Alfred Dalton.

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Members of the Canadian Fencing Team…

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A 19 page program for the 1960 Olympics sabre fencing events in Rome, Italy. The program covers participants, individual, and team events in English, Italian, and French.

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Erik Kofoed-Hansen and Giorgio Pessina pictured fencing foil during a 1932 Olympic bout.

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Italy's swordsmen triumphed over the Danish team 12-4 in the team fencing jousts at the Los Angeles Olympic Games, but in this particular…

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Erik Kofoed-Hansen and Giorgio Pessina pictured fencing foil during a 1932 Olympic bout.

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Italy's swordsmen triumphed over the Danish team 12-4 in the team fencing jousts at the Los Angeles Olympic Games, but in this particular…

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Hugh Alessandroni and Jean Piot pictured fencing foil during the 1932 Olympic games.

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Hugh Allesandroni [sic], American foilsman, pictured winning from Jean Piot, French ace, 5-2 in the American-French team competitions of the…
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