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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By fernando
Obrigado pelas suas palavras, Filipe :) . I have...

Obrigado pelas suas palavras, Filipe :) .
I have just disassemble the barrel; a long story it tells.
Evidence that, as per professor Daehnhardt's appreciation, its ignition orifice has been drilled...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By fernando
I had an Adams revolver with all traces of having...

I had an Adams revolver with all traces of having gone through a misalignment episode; a conclusion i arrived at, by inferring that the tremendous impact caused by the projectile being stuck at the...
Forum: European Armoury 18th November 2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By fernando
How good is your french, Lee ? Or perhaps you can...

How good is your french, Lee ? Or perhaps you can manage to translate your gun loading instructions, which you may find scrolling down THIS PAGE...
Forum: European Armoury 18th November 2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,789
Posted By fernando
Thank you so much, Oliver.

Thank you so much, Oliver.
Forum: European Armoury 18th November 2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,789
Posted By fernando
Thank you for words Rick. Indeed the lock is the...

Thank you for words Rick.
Indeed the lock is the great asset. Made by a master recognized by local arms historians. According to the Viscount de Villarinho de São Romão (1835), it was Bartholomeu...
Forum: European Armoury 16th November 2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By fernando
I guess you could screw off the one in your sword...

I guess you could screw off the one in your sword ...
Forum: European Armoury 16th November 2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By fernando
I wish you luck Jean-Luc. I confess i am not very...

I wish you luck Jean-Luc.
I confess i am not very keen at checking things with Norman's bible, specially on what touches particularly un-characteristic specimens. It looks like pommels like the one...
Forum: European Armoury 15th November 2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 25,678
Posted By fernando
Despite our archival intentions and efforts, all...

Despite our archival intentions and efforts, all content on the internet is actually pretty ephemeral. Just a change in the scripting language that is not adequately backward compatible could wipe...
Forum: European Armoury 15th November 2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 25,678
Posted By fernando
Absolutely Marcus, Some dozen of his high end...

Absolutely Marcus,
Some dozen of his high end topics are listed in "Classic threads", those which were elected to be there by Michl himself.
Forum: European Armoury 15th November 2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,789
Posted By fernando
Belt hooks used to abound in the Peninsula; not...

Belt hooks used to abound in the Peninsula; not necessarily naval ... at all.
I have (and had) several examples in my little collection, monuted in the most diverse gun types.

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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th November 2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By fernando
So we focus on the device and leave them eels...

So we focus on the device and leave them eels alone :cool: .
I still have this intuition that this transverse binding is not adequate to prevent the tines from bending. It is just a thin iron wire...
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By fernando
Wrong conclusion :shrug:. No, the ones i have...

Wrong conclusion :shrug:.


No, the ones i have seen are within a different type of look, which give me no clue to judge on yours, as my residual knowledge is mainly supported by comparisons.
But i...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th November 2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By fernando
Lightbulb Fisga de enguias

I'm done !
You guys took less time to figure out what this is than myself, while this model is used 55 miles away from my hometown. 'Was' used is more the actual term, as i read they became illegal...
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By fernando
Bonjour, Jean-Luc All i can say wihout risking...

Bonjour, Jean-Luc
All i can say wihout risking being contradicted is that this is a very nice sword.
Portuguese ... i don't know. Spanish ... maybe :shrug:. This frequent doubt is the reason why...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th November 2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By fernando
An unusual item out of my neighborhood

I bought this item in my local flea market, visibly due to the impact of its look. As for its purpose, the seller had no idea.
Obviously this is not a Gladiator trident ... or multident, for the case...
Forum: Swap Forum 13th November 2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,900
Posted By fernando
This one has ended up being swapped.

This one has ended up being swapped.
Forum: European Armoury 12th November 2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,789
Posted By fernando
Thank you Richard :cool: .

Thank you Richard :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 12th November 2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,789
Posted By fernando
By the time i acquired this pistol i knew nothing...

By the time i acquired this pistol i knew nothing about these things (still i don't) and my ignorance persuated to believe and state most of the above posted nonsense. I would say most, as obviously...
Forum: European Armoury 11th November 2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 404
Posted By fernando
Although tocayo, this is not the first time i...

Although tocayo, this is not the first time i hear about 'successive' modifications. I confess that this 'diagnosis' i once received for a pistol of mine was doubtful for me, but ...
Forum: European Armoury 11th November 2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By fernando
A most interesting and fine gun, no...

A most interesting and fine gun, no doubt.
Congratulations Lee, on finding what appears to be the same type of gun and potentially from the same workshop, such is the design of the parts.
How amazing...
Forum: European Armoury 11th November 2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 25,678
Posted By fernando
Excelent pictures; excelent gun ... and an...

Excelent pictures; excelent gun ... and an excelent tribute, Richard :cool: .
Forum: Swap Forum 10th November 2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,900
Posted By fernando
Definitely this thing is not my type. I can even...

Definitely this thing is not my type. I can even offer it for free.
You only have to pay for the postage.

fernandoviana@netcabo.pt
Forum: European Armoury 10th November 2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By fernando
Sure thing Roland, the Hirscfängers. Skipping the...

Sure thing Roland, the Hirscfängers. Skipping the strict translation, with 53 cms blades (if not shortened from 55 cms) you may call them swords, not daggers; but that is just a little detail :o....
Forum: European Armoury 10th November 2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By fernando
Wasn't the scallop shell guard originally a...

Wasn't the scallop shell guard originally a German fashion ?
Forum: European Armoury 10th November 2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By fernando
Then go ahead and do it yourself, Richard. I will...

Then go ahead and do it yourself, Richard.
I will be glad to see it done.
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