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Jonathan Ouellet




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PostPosted: Thu 05 Apr, 2012 10:27 am    Post subject: Largest Weapons Collection?         Reply with quote

Just out of curiosity, which museum/private collector has the largest collection of swords and other historic weapons?
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PostPosted: Thu 05 Apr, 2012 10:51 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Graz Landeszeughaus has to be up there near the top, with ~32,000 items. It'd be my bet, anyway.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landeszeughaus

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBv1w1I95L0

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Reece Nelson




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PostPosted: Thu 05 Apr, 2012 1:57 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Wow! That's the ultimate man cave! Big Grin Eek!

If only I had a billion dollars Sad

Thanks for sharing, Sean
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PostPosted: Thu 05 Apr, 2012 5:28 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

a trip to graz is much cheaper than that! well, at least this year it is.
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Jonathan Ouellet




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PostPosted: Thu 05 Apr, 2012 5:33 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Thats pretty cool.
I need to take a trip to Austria now. Happy

Now I would be curious to see who has the largest privae collection.
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Mark T




PostPosted: Thu 12 Apr, 2012 3:02 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Thanks for that great video, Sean!

There are also some good shots in these two shorter English pieces:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-LytaUz6DY&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0Qj-RVCPz8&feature=related

and a little in this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENxobf_xSmE&feature=relmfu

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Schallern sind sehr sexy!
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