Everyday, will be like a holiday.

spattergroit101:

stop following me in front 

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peashooter85:

An ornate 6 shot wheel-lock revolving musket decorated with gold, silver, ivory, and bone.  Originates from Russia, 16th century, possibly restored or added onto in the 18th or 19th century.

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art-of-swords:

Chinese ‘Imperial guard’ Ceremonial Sword

  • Dated: 19th century
  • Medium: steel, ivory, ray skin, iron
  • Measurements: overall lenght 97.4 cm

The sword has an ivory hilt carved with quatrefoil cartouches encircled by prunus and bamboo sprays flanked by ribboned double-gourd and scrolls, framed by geometric and petal panel borders. These are placed between the white metal shaped finial decorated with leaves issuing from branches framing the finial and the sword guard chased with floral sprays.

The long bevelled blade is incised with a dragon pursuing the flaming pearl, the reverse with an inscription, partly reading chi (‘by Imperial order’) and shou (‘longevity’), the ray skin scabbard with white metal mounts are decorated with dragons.

Source: Copyright 2014 © Bonhams

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ww1incolour:

Location: Unknown
Year: 1917
Description: A group of French soldiers, pose for a photograph in their trench, in 1917.

ww1incolour:

Location: Unknown

Year: 1917

Description: A group of French soldiers, pose for a photograph in their trench, in 1917.

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ww1incolour:

Location: Unknown
Year: Unknown
Description: Soldiers from the 4th Spahi Regiment, a French colonial cavalry unit, taking a rest away from the battlefield.

ww1incolour:

Location: Unknown

Year: Unknown

Description: Soldiers from the 4th Spahi Regiment, a French colonial cavalry unit, taking a rest away from the battlefield.

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ww1incolour:

Colorized By: Captain-Cliche (Reddit)
Location: Unknown
Year: 1918
Description: A German soldier wearing infanterie-panzer armor on the Western Front, 1918. The canister hung around his neck contains his gas mask.

ww1incolour:

Colorized By: Captain-Cliche (Reddit)

Location: Unknown

Year: 1918

Description: A German soldier wearing infanterie-panzer armor on the Western Front, 1918. The canister hung around his neck contains his gas mask.

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ww1incolour:

Location: near Hirtzbach, France
Year: 1916
Description: A group of French soldiers posing in a trench near Hirtzbach, 1916.

ww1incolour:

Location: near Hirtzbach, France

Year: 1916

Description: A group of French soldiers posing in a trench near Hirtzbach, 1916.

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ww1incolour:

Location: Paris, France
Year: 1917
Description: French soldiers pose with the battle-scarred flag of the 114th Infantry Regiment at Paris, France, in 1917.

ww1incolour:

Location: Paris, France

Year: 1917

Description: French soldiers pose with the battle-scarred flag of the 114th Infantry Regiment at Paris, France, in 1917.

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rukafais:

plasmalogical:

your humble spymaster

politics is a dangerous game

rukafais:

plasmalogical:

your humble spymaster

politics is a dangerous game

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