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3 members of the 1932 Olympics USA women's fencing team.

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Equipe Feminine de Fleuret. (U.S.A)

N.P.M.: Quelques membres de l'equipe feminine de fleuret qui representeront les etats-unis aux prochains, jeux olympiques qui…

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A photograph of Mary Addams of Belgium lunging at the camera.

Caption on obverse:
"Girl from Belgium Dethrones Fencing Queen. Phot [sic] shows Mary Addams of Belgium who gave Helene Meyer of Germany and 1928 Olympic Champion her first defeat in…

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The 4 women pictured (Betty Orb, Nanette Rittler, Edith Jane, and Johana Orb) pose for a photograph. They qualified for the 1932 Olympic Tryouts.

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LA 2502 ------ (Los Angeles Bureau)

THEY WILL COMPETE IN OLYMPIC TRYOUTS.

Photo shows…

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Solid silver "Escrime a l'Epee Prix Unique" medal awarded in 1899 to Sergent Chauveau, Moniteur at Joinville.

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Professor (and 1928 and 1932 Olympics coach) Rene Pinchart gives a fencing lesson to 10 year old Lan E. White Jr during the New York Fencing Club Exhibition

Press caption on back:

Slug (Fencers)

New York Fencing Club Exhibition

New York…

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First in a two-part series on fencing in America, from it's early days up to the date of publication. Includes details on notable schools, clubs, instructors and fencers as well as the Amateur Fencers League of America, the difficulties of judging…

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The German Fencing Team at the 1928 Olympics

Stamps on the back address payment for media reproduction and use of the photograph in different countries.

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A second printing of the photograph of the Chilean Fencing Team at the 1928 Olympics.

Stamps on the back address payment for media reproduction and use of the photograph in different countries.

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Second edition of an instructional treatise first published in 1877 under the authority of the French Ministry of War. Definitive and standard text for the school at Joinville (École Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et d’Escrime). 35 total…

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An audience watches a fencing bout at the 1928 Olympics.

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Adolphe Rouleau Portrait, supplement to the June 2, 1905 addition of La Vie au Grand Air.

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A feature on the Italian fencer, Pini, whom the author, Gustave de Lafreté, credits with helping to popularize the sport. Describing Pini as having the flexibility, speed, and strength of a panther, de Lafreté covers Pini’s achievements as an athlete…

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The French Fencing Team at the 1928 Olympics. Their cardigans feature the French Gallic Rooster.

Stamps on back of photo address payment for media reprinting or reuse of photograph in different countries/regions.

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Hungarian Fencer Ödön Tersztyánszky at the 1928 Olympics. Won Gold in Men's Sabre.

Stamps on back of photo address payment for media reprinting or reuse of photograph in different countries/regions.

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A photograph of the Chilean Fencing Team at the 1928 Olympics

Stamps on the back address payment for media reproduction and use of the photograph in different countries.

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A portrait of Maitre d'Armes Conte holding a sabre in the sport magazine La Vie au Grande Air - Sports Celebrities Gallery. A supplement to the February 4, 1904 issue.

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American Fencers Supply Co. catalog with separate price list insert.

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Photo postcard depicting the entrance to the École Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et de Escrime at the the Camp de Saint Maur.

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Portrait of Maitre d'Armes Rue, supplement to the December 24th, 1903 edition of La Vie au Grand Air, as part of a special on sports celebrities.

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Postcard with photograph of fencers receiving instruction inside a Salle d’armes at Ecole Normale Militaire de Gymnastique et d'Escrime.
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