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Forum: European Armoury 13th August 2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 772
Posted By Matchlock
It's askin' for trouble to stick out your neck -...

It's askin' for trouble to stick out your neck -
in terms of A TARGET a big silhouette!
(Kris Kristofferson; Sister Sinéad)

Going public has proven the best way to keep the authorities from doing...
Forum: European Armoury 13th August 2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Matchlock
Top 5 attachments: A Nuremberg made...

Top 5 attachments:

A Nuremberg made snap-tinder/snap-matchlock arquebus of ca. 1530, the lock recess showing the contours of a triangular shaped lock plate which united all the mechanical parts...
Forum: European Armoury 13th August 2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Matchlock
Attached to this and the following post, find...

Attached to this and the following post, find some photos

of Nuremberg made snap-tinderlock arquebuses with lateral push-button triggers, and with only the serpentine riveted on a small...
Forum: European Armoury 13th August 2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Matchlock
I definitely doubt the alledged fact that...

I definitely doubt the alledged fact that attachment no. 1 shows a touch hole prick (German: Räumnadel); in my opinion, this long needle with the double scroll to its upper end was a bodkin used for...
Forum: European Armoury 13th August 2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Matchlock
Pre-1533 Nuremberg Snap-Tinderlock Arquebuses - the REAL TREASURES of the BOM JESUS !

http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-africa/misfortune-bom-jesus-diamond-shipwreck-001731#!bCExlR



8 June, 2014 - 00:53

The...
Forum: European Armoury 13th August 2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 772
Posted By Matchlock
Hi, my dear friends Marcus and Nando, First of...

Hi, my dear friends Marcus and Nando,


First of all: THANKS for caring!

I feel like Marcus has got the better understanding of what situation I am in;
PLUS the cops here for 14 hrs;
PLUS the LKA,...
Forum: European Armoury 12th August 2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 772
Posted By Matchlock
Hi, my dear friend Nando, I write most of my...

Hi, my dear friend Nando,


I write most of my posts using WORD, and then copy them here.
It's much easier that way editing and saving them.

So that's why.

Apart from that, I definitely need my...
Forum: European Armoury 11th August 2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 772
Posted By Matchlock
Well, Nando, That's exactly what I have been...

Well, Nando,


That's exactly what I have been trying to tell you for months:

My complete new Office 2013 is broken - WORD and Outlook email included ...
Nothing works out alright ...


Best,
Forum: European Armoury 11th August 2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 772
Posted By Matchlock
Hi Marcus, You are right, this is clod...

Hi Marcus,



You are right, this is clod shot of unusually pointed form, probably 2nd half 14th c., and for wall guns/haquebuts.




...
Forum: European Armoury 10th August 2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Matchlock
20 years ago, I photographed this overwhelmingly...

20 years ago, I photographed this overwhelmingly beautiful Late Gothic mace, ca. 1480-1500, preserved in almost pristine condition and retaining its original red green paint, the haft twisted...
Forum: European Armoury 10th August 2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Matchlock
One more detail of the patron. Now...

One more detail of the patron.


Now let's start with the decoration on Italian maces, ca.1530-50.

First of all, I'd like to introduce you to some of their Late Gothic...
Forum: European Armoury 10th August 2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Matchlock
Smile Carvings and Etchings on Wrought Iron Barrels, Maces and Blades, Italy, ca. 1520-40

Hi there,



I started this thread on the grounds of a recent discussion we had on a decorative 19th century cast-iron reprodroduction...
Forum: European Armoury 10th August 2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By Matchlock
Hi fellows, You're right, of course,...

Hi fellows,


You're right, of course, no doubt about that!;):):cool:

I fully agree with your statements that the item in question is a cast-iron 19th c. decorative reproduction. The...
Forum: European Armoury 9th August 2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,924
Posted By Matchlock
Here are some finely decorated wrought-iron...

Here are some finely decorated wrought-iron Italian (Brescia made) barrels from snap-matchlock or snap-tinderlock Landsnecht arquebuses.
The were all wrought three-staged, with a rear and...
Forum: European Armoury 9th August 2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By Matchlock
Hi Roland and Jasper, I am nor...

Hi Roland and Jasper,


I am nor sure about your respective opinions.

Attached please find images showing details of the finest known carved wrought-iron barrel of its kind,...
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 963
Posted By Matchlock
My Outlook has definitely gone crazy. ...

My Outlook has definitely gone crazy.
Please note attachment!


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Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 963
Posted By Matchlock
Hi Ilias, Marcus, Nando and...

Hi Ilias, Marcus, Nando and Jim,file:///C:UsersMICHAE~1AppDataLocalTempmsohtmlclip11clip_image001.giffile:///C:UsersMICHAE~1AppDataLocalTempmsohtmlclip11clip_image002.gif




Thank you all so much...
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 963
Posted By Matchlock
Thanks for deleting this. My computer still keeps...

Thanks for deleting this.
My computer still keeps fooling me ...
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Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 963
Posted By Matchlock
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Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 963
Posted By Matchlock
Thank you so much, Dirk, ...

Thank you so much, Dirk,

Me, I'm proud too - and especially on JOHN.
...
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 963
Posted By Matchlock
It happened once again: ...

It happened once again:

On 5 August 2014,

...
Forum: European Armoury 6th August 2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By Matchlock
Don't cha worry, buddy, ...

Don't cha worry, buddy,


For the time being, I'm heavily involved with the German superior legal system:

...
Forum: European Armoury 6th August 2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By Matchlock
Hi Roland, Welcome on the forum,...

Hi Roland,


Welcome on the forum, and my congratulations on introducing us to this great object!

Though no longer medieval, this definitely is
a finely carved wrought...
Forum: European Armoury 5th August 2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 963
Posted By Matchlock
CODE RED: the Police is at my Home Right NOW!!!!

They are going to take some objects containing 500 to 600 year-old original loads, examine and maybe will blast them!!!

They blasted and distorted many such items from historic museum collections...
Forum: European Armoury 1st August 2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By Matchlock
Hi Shakethetrees, Thank you so much for your...

Hi Shakethetrees,


Thank you so much for your compliments!
When reading some of my threads will tell you more about me and my collection; just click on my user name Matchlock will to see my profile,...
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