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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 09:38 AM
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Posted By fernando
Charles, my idea was more to show the stamp to...

Charles, my idea was more to show the stamp to members within this type of (Islamic) swords than attempting my self to identify it.
Marks (stamps) are a vital asset; they often open the doors to...
Forum: European Armoury Today, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By fernando
Red face Guessing ...

I don't know, Fernando; the way the letters are positioned, the escutcheon with the lion and all, are more the Spanish type.
The GRE. could stand for Gregorio; the other letters may not be the exact...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:27 PM
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Views: 472
Posted By fernando
And the stamp on the blade ... remember, Charles ?

And the stamp on the blade ... remember, Charles ?
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By fernando
I will certainly convey your impressions to my...

I will certainly convey your impressions to my friend, Jim.
May i first remind you that, the absence of hallmarks is not so unprecedented; more in some countries than others, or more on basis of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd April 2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By fernando
Or, better say, maker's mark, there is no actual...

Or, better say, maker's mark, there is no actual hallmark in it, as happens now and then, for known and unknown reasons ...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd April 2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By fernando
Unknown silver hallmarks

A friend of mine is desperate to identify the mark on this silver tray .
Any of you guys familiar with it ?


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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd April 2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 472
Posted By fernando
A super piece, Charles ... i'd say. Can you...

A super piece, Charles ... i'd say. Can you 'macro' that makers stamp ? ... just curious :cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd April 2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By fernando
Thank you, Alex. My bad expression, though; when...

Thank you, Alex.
My bad expression, though; when i say 'already' fixed, i meant they were fixed 'after' the pictures i was posting were taken. In any case, they are unnoticeable ... done by the local...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd April 2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By fernando
A cute little thing ...

A miniature of an Egyptian Hookah.
Precious silver work, hallmarked all over 900 grade, with date contrast corresponding to 1921-1922.
Broken tray chains already fixed.


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Forum: European Armoury 21st April 2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By fernando
Precisely; a fine target pistol :cool: .

Precisely; a fine target pistol :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 21st April 2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By fernando
Thanks for caring, Ken. Mind you, i have no...

Thanks for caring, Ken.
Mind you, i have no fragments in my collection but have already seen a few; although i didn't take any pictures of them, namely in the best of opportunities when i visit the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st April 2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By fernando
Nice little knife. In the boot clip the...

Nice little knife. In the boot clip the traditional 'hallmark' INDUSTRIA ARGENTINA (PLATA) 800.
BTW, am i wrong to assume that the tarnish, in its major intensity, was a finish given by the smith ?
Forum: European Armoury 21st April 2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By fernando
Still the value of a precious blade is one thing,...

Still the value of a precious blade is one thing, but that of a whole precious sword ... is another :o .
Forum: European Armoury 21st April 2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By fernando
Fernando K is probably right, as he is rather...

Fernando K is probably right, as he is rather knowledgeable.
On the other hand, there seems to be some kind of tiny device behind the trigger.
Can you show us a close up of the trigger area...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,007
Posted By fernando
Thank you Ariel, We have ran this marathon in the...

Thank you Ariel,
We have ran this marathon in the first page of this thread but, thanks for reminding it. Also good to refresh my alzheimer in that i didn't yet wash and oil the blade of this one and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,007
Posted By fernando
Some fencer i heard saying that, the chain...

Some fencer i heard saying that, the chain knuckle bow "was mainly an artistic interpretation of the more rigid knucklebow we are all familiar with" also says, in response to whether its purpose was...
Forum: European Armoury 16th April 2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum, nickolas33 :) . Nice...

Welcome to the forum, nickolas33 :) .
Nice sword, you have there. If, as Udo says, the only part not original is the wire grip, you should be glad to own such authentic piece.
Forum: European Armoury 16th April 2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By fernando
Excelent pistol, MacCathain :) ...and excellent...

Excelent pistol, MacCathain :)
...and excellent support, Udo :cool: .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,007
Posted By fernando
Whether the 'safety' posture is not implausible,...

Whether the 'safety' posture is not implausible, the fact is that blades often need to be secured inside their scabbards ... like in this Saif of mine.
It remains for me to figure out what kind of...
Forum: European Armoury 13th April 2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 526
Posted By fernando
Yes ... of course !

Yes ... of course !
Forum: European Armoury 12th April 2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 526
Posted By fernando
Could you not upload the picture, Adrian ?

Could you not upload the picture, Adrian ?
Forum: European Armoury 8th April 2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 722
Posted By fernando
I wasn't clear enough. The clay grenade wooden...

I wasn't clear enough. The clay grenade wooden fuse was shown in the bottom of post #7.
The item shown in recent post #23 is in fact a portion of XV-XVI century haquebut matchcord 'Luntenstrick',...
Forum: European Armoury 8th April 2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 722
Posted By fernando
Thank you Adrian :cool: .

Thank you Adrian :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 7th April 2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By fernando
Sic erunt novissimi primi ;) .

Sic erunt novissimi primi ;) .
Forum: European Armoury 7th April 2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By fernando
Good points to consider, MitsuWa !

Good points to consider, MitsuWa !
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