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#7201083 - 06/18/18 12:09 PM Chicago Art Institute - Harding Arms (and Armor) Collection
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Took a last minute trip to Chicago this last weekend and hit the Chicago Art Institute. With no planning I was excited to learn about the George F. Harding, Jr. Arms (and Armor) Collection. It's an extensive collection with over 2000 pieces that the museum has had on display since 1982(?). It is amazing!

http://archive.artic.edu/arms-and-armor/harding/

My phone's camera, coupled with having been drinking, can't do justice so I'm only posting a couple pics as samplers. Google for more.










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#7201100 - 06/18/18 12:26 PM Re: Chicago Art Institute - Harding Arms (and Armor) Collection [Re: Mickey Moose]
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Those are some fancy firearms, always wanted a suit of Armor when I was a kid. Thanks for the photos.

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#7201138 - 06/18/18 01:08 PM Re: Chicago Art Institute - Harding Arms (and Armor) Collection [Re: Mickey Moose]
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Awesome firearms.... cheers
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#7201153 - 06/18/18 01:30 PM Re: Chicago Art Institute - Harding Arms (and Armor) Collection [Re: Mickey Moose]
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Very nice. Illinois of all places!
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#7201170 - 06/18/18 01:40 PM Re: Chicago Art Institute - Harding Arms (and Armor) Collection [Re: Mickey Moose]
Bullfrog Offline
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Registered: 01/21/11
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I wonder how many hours went into each piece. Pretty stuff! I'll be in Chicago for an afternoon at the end of the month. Wouldn't mind seeing this stuff

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#7201862 - 06/19/18 08:37 AM Re: Chicago Art Institute - Harding Arms (and Armor) Collection [Re: ChadTRG42]
Choctaw Offline
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Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
Very nice. Illinois of all places!


No kidding. The irony is astounding.

Thanks for posting the pics. Those were incredible weapons back in their day.

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