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

Caption on reverse:
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.

Caption on reverse:
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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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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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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Trade catalog detailing the Horstmann company's line of fencing equipment, including various types of foils, epees, sabres, rapiers, as well as masks, jackets, plastrons, and gloves.

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Newspaper article with photographs describing the use of an umbrella for self defense. Techniques created by the Institute for Physical Culture in Philadelphia in response to increasing robbery of women. The cause of the increase, the author claims,…
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