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by Fei Li
Wed Feb 01, 2012 8:37 am
Forum: Chinese Historical Arms
Topic: Places to visit in Taiwan?
Replies: 2
Views: 4510

Re: Places to visit in Taiwan?

Thank you for the reply! I have visited the Palace Museum and it is indeed very impressive. Although it helps if you know what section you want to see, the whole collection is simply overwhelming! I also noticed that Taiwan is quite expensive when it comes to antiques in general. Not necessarily a b...
by Fei Li
Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:01 am
Forum: Chinese Historical Arms
Topic: Places to visit in Taiwan?
Replies: 2
Views: 4510

Places to visit in Taiwan?

Dear All, I am fortunate enough to go on a two week trip to Taiwan in november. I was wondering if any of you has suggestions on what is worth a visit in terms of martial arts and weaponry/history? also, are there good spots to find antique weapons? Any information is highly appreciated! Thank you i...
by Fei Li
Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:28 am
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Chinese swordmanship in London, UK?
Replies: 9
Views: 7958

Re: Chinese swordmanship in London, UK?

Great, I just joined it!
Let's hope for a lot of like minded people!
by Fei Li
Mon Oct 18, 2010 10:27 am
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Chinese swordmanship in London, UK?
Replies: 9
Views: 7958

Re: Chinese swordmanship in London, UK?

Hi Graham,
Great to hear that, keep me posted!
by Fei Li
Thu Oct 14, 2010 5:09 am
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Chinese swordmanship in London, UK?
Replies: 9
Views: 7958

Chinese swordmanship in London, UK?

Dear all, I will be moving to London this month and I would like to know if anyone knows a school which practises chinese swordmanship? Of course, I mean a complete school, not just form practisising. One where serious fencing is practised, with partner drill, sparring etc. Any help is greatly appre...
by Fei Li
Mon Sep 27, 2010 11:48 am
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: How to sell a sword to someone in the UK
Replies: 16
Views: 14021

Re: How to sell a sword to someone in the UK

Thank you very much for the reply!
Now it is clear.

Best
by Fei Li
Mon Sep 27, 2010 7:33 am
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: How to sell a sword to someone in the UK
Replies: 16
Views: 14021

Re: How to sell a sword to someone in the UK

Sorry to dig out this thread again… I read through it again, but I am not sure to have understood it :oops: I understood, that antiques are exempt of the ban. But: Can I have a cutting jian in the UK? I am not talking about training with it in the Park, just having one at home. Is it ok, to have the...
by Fei Li
Fri Mar 26, 2010 6:44 am
Forum: Chinese Historical Arms
Topic: Going to Xian next week where to look for swords?
Replies: 10
Views: 6565

Re: Going to Xian next week where to look for swords?

Very nice! You had quite some luck…
The Guan dao looks unusual, very interesting!
by Fei Li
Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:48 am
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: How to sell a sword to someone in the UK
Replies: 16
Views: 14021

Re: How to sell a sword to someone in the UK

This article might be of interest: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Nl1/Newsroom/DG_066629 Citation: "We recognise it is the cheap, easily available samurai swords which are being used in crime and not the genuine, more expensive samurai swords which are of interest to collectors and martial art enthusia...
by Fei Li
Mon Feb 15, 2010 6:21 am
Forum: Chinese Historical Arms
Topic: Advice apreciated (ancient saber)
Replies: 4
Views: 2896

Re: Advice apreciated (ancient saber)

Thank you all for your answers!
by Fei Li
Wed Feb 10, 2010 11:57 am
Forum: Chinese Historical Arms
Topic: Advice apreciated (ancient saber)
Replies: 4
Views: 2896

Re: Advice apreciated (ancient saber)

I forgot, the price would be 250€ (344 $)
by Fei Li
Wed Feb 10, 2010 11:56 am
Forum: Chinese Historical Arms
Topic: Advice apreciated (ancient saber)
Replies: 4
Views: 2896

Advice apreciated (ancient saber)

Dear Forum members, I found this saber for sale: http://img192.imageshack.us/i/p1030726.jpg/ whole saber http://img534.imageshack.us/i/p1030729.jpg/ details of the grip http://img37.imageshack.us/i/p1030728u.jpg/ http://img17.imageshack.us/i/p1030727g.jpg/ Supposedly Qing Dynasty, total length 900 m...
by Fei Li
Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:31 am
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Hanwei Cutting Jian?
Replies: 55
Views: 46876

Re: Hanwei Cutting Jian?

just to clarify: I was just curious, about the handle.
I have no complaints about this great sword! :)
by Fei Li
Fri Feb 05, 2010 5:20 am
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Hanwei Cutting Jian?
Replies: 55
Views: 46876

Re: Hanwei Cutting Jian?

I just got my cutting jian yesterday and well – it is a beauty! Very, very nice, especially the scabbard. Handling is also great, I can't wait to test it! I got one question though to Mr Rodell: As mentionend in the review that you posted elsewhere, I also find the handle rather long. It does not bo...
by Fei Li
Thu Feb 04, 2010 5:59 am
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Saviolo fencing
Replies: 19
Views: 14981

Re: Saviolo fencing

Didn't they have iron gloves at the time?