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by Stuart Ivinson
Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTB Spatha & gladius
Replies: 0
Views: 285

WTB Spatha & gladius

Hi, Bit of a long shot this one: does anyone have a good condition Del Tin spatha they'd like to get rid of? I've tried getting hold of one new, but you just can't these days (even Roy King can't get hold of them) If by some dark miracle you do have one, please let me know what condition it's in and...
by Stuart Ivinson
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Bill drill commands.
Replies: 5
Views: 881

Re: Bill drill commands.

Hi Simon,

"Educated guess" is what I thought - but always good to check it out.

Thanks for your reply,

Stuart.
by Stuart Ivinson
Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Bill drill commands.
Replies: 5
Views: 881

Bill drill commands.

Here's one for all the 15th C. infantry types: Over the years I've encountered many reenactment groups, and the majority of all 15th C groups I've met use the same or very similar words of command when demonstrating bill drill (carry, knee bend, turn to your staves, turn away from your staves etc. e...
by Stuart Ivinson
Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Viking Sceax -now Sold.
Replies: 5
Views: 699

Re: Viking Sceax

Hi Stuart,

Just sent you a pm - I'll take it if it's still going?

Cheers,

Stuart Ivinson.
by Stuart Ivinson
Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:54 am
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Help needed on 1534 French Sword Belt
Replies: 9
Views: 2957

Re: Help needed on 1534 French Sword Belt

Cheers!
by Stuart Ivinson
Wed May 15, 2013 5:15 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Help needed on 1534 French Sword Belt
Replies: 9
Views: 2957

Re: Help needed on 1534 French Sword Belt

Very nice - where did you get the metal fittings?
by Stuart Ivinson
Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:20 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Sourcing Veg-Tanned Leather
Replies: 12
Views: 2057

Re: WTB: Veg-Tanned Leather

Hi Fran,

Definately LePrevo - they're brilliant. Give them a ring, they'll chat with you, send you samples etc. before you decide what you need / want.

Really good to deal with.

Stu.
by Stuart Ivinson
Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:16 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Cleaning mail
Replies: 12
Views: 3144

Cleaning mail

Hi Folks, I have just bought a 2nd hand riveted mail shirt (thanks Breezy if you're reading - fits like a glove). It's in fin condition and has a bit of oil on it to keep it from rusting. I used to wear an oiled shirt many years ago and all my soft kit ended up stinking of the stuff and filthy. As I...

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