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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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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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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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Illustrated article on the reception of Italian fencing and Italian fencing masters in France. Also provides commentary on the state of fencing and the rivalry between the Italian and French School.
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