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The Arms and Armour Society

The Arms and Armour Society is one of the leading groups in the world for those concerned with the study, collection and preservation of arms and armour.

Formed in 1950 by a small group of dedicated enthusiasts to further the study of arms and armour, it brings together scholars, collectors, professional experts and all who share this common interest

Membership benefits:

If you take pleasure in the collection or study of armour, swords, firearms and other arms, it will be greatly increased by membership of this Society.

Two categories of membership are open to you:

To learn more about the Society visit their website.

Did you know?

Palmerston's Follies

Fort Nelson is one of the ‘Palmerston Forts’, commissioned in the 1860s by Lord Palmerston, who feared a French attack. By the time they were completed, however, any threat from France disappeared. The forts gained the nickname ‘Palmerston’s follies’.

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