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5 31 New Banksy Piece Targets London Arms Fair
by teppotai
Jan 8, 2018 3:44:57 GMT
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2 2 The Gathering 2
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Sept 14, 2017 9:27:37 GMT
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3 5 The Samurai Arts Museum
by malcolm
Aug 21, 2017 5:07:46 GMT

Manufacture of Armour

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How to lace, display and care for your armour

Sub-boards: Restorations By Dave Thatcher, The Odoshi Project, Odoshi-Ge, Displaying Armour

82 1,210 Iki-Ningyo
by Danil
Nov 20, 2020 11:56:13 GMT
No New Posts Antique Armour

Techniques used in the manufacture of antique samurai armour

16 108 ichimai-jikoro
by JustinGr
Aug 18, 2017 11:19:41 GMT

ANTIQUE KATCHU DISCUSSION

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48 624 Manekineko & Daruma
by eqazejelueo
Apr 9, 2019 23:45:56 GMT
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Discussion of all samurai armour related topics

Sub-boards: Gusoku, 兜 Kabuto, Maedate, Mengu, Dou, Sangu

281 4,717 Jingasa
by gert
Jan 27, 2021 3:33:37 GMT
No New Posts Samurai related items

27 437 Saigo Takamori Yume Monogatari
by Keytprese
Mar 4, 2020 17:32:31 GMT

The Gathering

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4 50 Attendees - Tickets - Subscription
by ian
Sept 18, 2017 9:05:57 GMT
No New Posts The Gathering Leeds - 20th May 2017

7 26 Contact ME????
by Vicki Beltran
May 10, 2021 0:25:07 GMT

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100 1,022 Kabuto Inquiry
by ►►► ✅ Would You Make A Great C
Jun 10, 2021 19:25:50 GMT
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7 42 posting photos direct to forum
by Dave Thatcher
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Need some help with signatures? Post here, someone may be helpful.

34 415 Inscription on Tare
by evawiugak
Jun 11, 2019 6:47:35 GMT
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42 503 Menpo.
by phmipf
Apr 25, 2019 13:30:36 GMT

FOR SALE / WANTED / STOLEN / FAKES / HELP

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4 72 Purple-lacing armor - needs extensive restoration?
by Anthony
Sept 4, 2017 12:59:20 GMT
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Sub-boards: Samurai Armour Dealers, Auction Houses

52 754 IKI Gallery - Italy
by oxojtiw
Feb 19, 2020 14:17:16 GMT
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39 268 Wanted : Kabuto (and/or Sode) with kiritsuke kozane shikoro
by florian
Aug 5, 2019 14:55:11 GMT
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Items that have been separated from their owners

2 12 Another fibreglass armour
by ian
Mar 26, 2016 10:04:49 GMT
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30 332 JAUCE - Japan Auction Centre
by dileava
Jul 18, 2020 5:49:20 GMT
No New Posts Katchu Detective

Spotting fakes and cover-ups.

Sub-board: Fake Armour Warning

33 320 Gold Zunari Kabuto
by Sebastien
May 29, 2020 14:19:08 GMT

Armour: Resources

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8 76 Inscription translation please
by Elltene
May 13, 2019 15:35:37 GMT
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Sub-boards: Gendai Smiths, Myochin Armourers, Saotome Armourers, Kaga Armourers, Iwai Armourers

36 595 Information on the Myochin's.
by Ouida Purnell
Dec 8, 2019 13:58:42 GMT
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21 713 Metal workers and Lathe
by ofolakot
Jun 23, 2019 5:37:31 GMT
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Sub-board: Web sites and forums.

17 309 Saotome kabuto auction, sales and museum links.
by Davida
Jun 5, 2021 3:49:51 GMT

Books about samurai armour

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283 799 Wanted: Japanese Armor Makers for the Samurai
by Brad
Jan 25, 2021 15:09:04 GMT

Weapons: Swords, Polearms, Archery and related items

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19 160 Kago yumi (kago hankyu/rimankyu)
by iSportAcademy
Sept 27, 2019 13:15:38 GMT
No New Posts Yari - Naginata

17 240 Karigata Yari
by uqexuwapek
Jun 6, 2019 4:06:09 GMT
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20 238 Nihonto message board.
by Shellie
Oct 27, 2020 15:02:56 GMT

Reproduction Yoroi - DIY Armour Making - LARP - SCA

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5 144 Show the KATCHU in another way
by Mataxotly
Feb 10, 2020 19:08:43 GMT
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23 418 Camera is not detected on USB
by Camera is not detected on USB
Jan 23, 2018 5:05:32 GMT
No New Posts Instructions and references

Manuals, guides, templates, measurements

3 43 Fusegumi
by David M
Sept 27, 2017 10:23:58 GMT
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2 11 Kennin desu! Dôzo yoroshiku onegai shimasu.
by Deleted
Apr 23, 2016 1:48:57 GMT

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