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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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Carmelo Merlo (Argentina) and Bino Bini (Italy) fencing sabre at the 1924 Olympics.

Transcription:
Sabre. Merlo. Italie. Bini Gabri (Arg) CI.COF 2702 [sic]

The caption contains an error. Carmelo Merlo represented Argentia at the 1924 Olympics…

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Interview with the Italian fencing master Agesilao Greco at 89 years of age. Maestro Greco recounts his beginnings at the Scuola Magistrale, athletic conditioning regime, health suggestions, time spent in Argentina, his various duels, and his desire…

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An article on Maestro Pini's visit to Paris and an interview with his student, Juan Bay.

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Illustrated newspaper article on the return of Italian fencing master Pini to Paris, and about his acclaim and school in Buenos Aries, Argentina.
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