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  1. Sad news indeed! RIP Bob. Condolences to the family.
  2. Baby powder or corn starch both work well. You need to brush away the excess. After photography, you need to remover the rest of the powder.
  3. Welcome Paz! Lots to learn and see here. I look forward to seeing your contributions.
  4. Welcome Khalid and John you are both starting the year off right.
  5. It is difficult to add more to what had been written in thoughtful replies. I wish you well, I missed your contributions. Your journey is a tough one. There is no need to appologise for travelling along that difficult road. Our thoughts and wishes are with you.
  6. Sad news indeed. Please pass on condolences to his wife and family. The respect you show reflect well on the family. Let's hope that 2022 will have fewer losses and a better life world wide.
  7. They publish books of Juyo and Tokubetsu juyo blades and fittings.
  8. Thank you both for the speedy reply. Have a great Christmas and a wonderful New Year.
  9. I would appreciate assistance with the translation of the inscriptions on the nakago.
  10. Bruce you would be providing the details needed to improve the fakes. I worry about being so specific.
  11. There is a club in Toronto at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, where we have meetings. Whenever, I see a Canadian on nmb I send them a pm providing some information on the club. If they show interest I add them to our email list. I also send them some recent emails sent to members. At our first meeting since the start of the pandemic we had two new file come to the meeting.
  12. I agree. They will be bought, enhanced, and resold many times.
  13. I too collect tsuba and live in Ontario Canada.
  14. This is an amazing opportunity for those of you who collect in this area. It is rare to see swords like these for sale. It is not my area of collecting or I would be gathering funds for a special purchase. Good move Eric and Matt. There will be hard work ahead. I wish you both the best.
  15. Snow flakes for sure. I am not sure if those are clouds or some corrosion...
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