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1932 Olympic Fencing match between Carlo Agostoni of Italy (left) and Francisco Valero Recio of Mexico (right).

Caption on reverse:
G. Agostoni, intercollegiate sword champion of Italy in a match against F. Recio of Mexico, in today's program of…

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Portrait of Gustavo Marzi, 1932 Olympic Fencing champion from Italy.

Caption on reverse:
Photo shows G. Marzi of Italy, 1932 champion in mens' foils. He won all of his 9 matches.

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Fencing Team winners of the 1932 Olympics line up for awards. Teams pictured from left to right: Italy, France, United States.

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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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4 men representing Italy in the 1924 Olympics in Fencing.

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Postcard with photograph of the fencing pavilion at the Regia Accademia di Fanteria e Cavalleria (Royal Infantry and Cavalry Academy) in Modena, Italy. In the large pavilion can be seen four rows of fencers practicing with fencing sabres. Two…

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Postcard with a photograph of the gymnastics and fencing room (sala di ginnastica e scherma) at the Accademia Navale in Livorno, Italy.

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Postcard advertising the Bolognese Fencing Society's national tournament held from May 16th to 20th, 1900, with the patronage of the Count of Turin. Postmarked December 3, 1900 and addressed to Madame Laure Erard at the Hotel Bellevue in…
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