Choosing the Perfect Military Sword Gift

Posted by Devin on 1/31/2014 to U.S. Military Swords
Whether someone is in the market for a military sword or needs accessories for one he already owns, purchasing a military sword gift is a great way to show your support and prove that you care about his interests. Explore the wide variety of military sword gifts as you consider what to buy for your friend or family member.

HISTORY OF SWORD ACCESSORIES

Posted by Devin on 1/31/2014 to Military History
Whether for yourself or someone else, a US Military Sword is a prized possession, and there are numerous items with which it can be worn. If you have a friend or relative whose US Military Sword collection would rival all others, you can always find a positional accessory or two for a gift, come his or her birthday or Christmas. What follows are details on some of the items you might consider purchasing for yourself or as a gift.

The Early History of United States Military Edged Weapons Used in Combat

Posted by Devin on 1/28/2014 to U.S. Military Swords
Swords, knives, and other edged weapons have played a valuable role in the United States military since the Revolutionary War. Used for combat, utility, and uniforms, military swords and knives offer a fascinating glimpse into the history and tradition of the U.S. Armed Forces. The following is a brief look into the early story of U.S. edged weapons.

The Knives of the Vietnam War

Posted by Devin on 1/25/2014 to Military History
While the Vietnam War didn’t feature as much close combat as World War II, knives served a number of valuable roles in the war. Interestingly enough, edged weapons may have saved as many lives in the war as they took—the standard issue bayonet or knife was something that no soldier on either side wanted to be without.

Military Swords You Will Want to Add to Your Sword Collection

Posted by Devin on 1/24/2014 to U.S. Military Swords
There are many military swords housed in private collections today. But even viewing the collection of a fellow military sword enthusiast is not the same as having your own collection you can always admire. There are many branches of the U.S. military, from the Armed Forces to the Navy, the Air Force, the Marines, and the Coast Guard. You might want to collect a sample from each military branch, or focus your collecting on one branch alone.

How to Keep Your Knives and Swords in Excellent Shape

Posted by Devin on 1/23/2014 to U.S. Military Swords
Whether it is a high quality replica, an authentic battle weapon or antique, or a freshly out of the box new model, a collectible or utility edged weapon requires proper care. Even decorative knives and swords that sit on walls can deteriorate without proper care, and the same goes for those that sit in storage. Simply put, your knives and swords need a little—just a little—attention here and there.

Selecting the Best Military Sword Accessories

Posted by Devin on 1/22/2014 to U.S. Military Swords
When you are amassing a personally significant sword collection, you might be focused for awhile on assembling the pieces which hold most interest to you. But over time, as your collection grows, you may become interested in sword accessories. This short post will give you an overview of some of the most popular accessories.

Selecting the Best Military Sword Accessories

Posted by Devin on 1/21/2014 to U.S. Military Swords
When you are amassing a personally significant sword collection, you might be focused for awhile on assembling the pieces which hold most interest to you. But over time, as your collection grows, you may become interested in sword accessories. This short post will give you an overview of some of the most popular accessories.

Proper Etiquette for Flag Care

Posted by Devin on 1/7/2014 to Military History
To many, the American flag is a symbol of strength and freedom. Millions of Americans serve in the United States military every year in an attempt to preserve that freedom and spread it to others throughout the world. While the flag may just seem like a piece of cloth, rules and regulations have been created in order to ensure that the flag is always properly cared for. Veterans and active service members often display flags as a way to commemorate and remember their time in the service, and these flags hold special significance to the service member.

Honor Your Home With a Military Sword Display

Posted by Devin on 1/4/2014 to U.S. Military Swords
Looking for a great gift for that special guy in your life? Decorative sword displays are a unique purchase that can be admired for years to come. Military themed displays are great for active members and those who once served in the military, as well as other folks who hold an appreciation for the work these brave men and women accomplish. These items will serve as a reminder of the honor and courage it takes to defend one's country.

Displaying Your Sword Collection

Posted by Devin on 1/3/2014 to U.S. Military Sabers
No pride could exceed that of a man or woman who has faithfully served our country in the military forces with honor. Next to the service member are the dedicated family and loved ones whose commitment is made in supporting those on active duty while they are away from home. Their steadfast commitment and sacrifices should remain at the forefront of our memories, and to help accomplish that goal there is nothing finer than a custom handcrafted display for everything from military service awards to swords, daggers and other military memorabilia. Proudly display the symbols of military commitment in what will one day become an heirloom.