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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By rickystl
Hi Raf. Nice looking old pistol. Four...

Hi Raf.
Nice looking old pistol. Four questions:
1. Does the ramrod hole go all the way through to the breech end of the barrel?
2. Is the rear of the triggerguard fastened with screws or pinned to...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By rickystl
Hello again. Well, your opinion is much closer...

Hello again.
Well, your opinion is much closer than mine, which was zero. LOL :D
I know what you mean about the spurios marks. They are usually detectable. But this looks like an obviuos "stamp"....
Forum: European Armoury 5th July 2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By rickystl
Gentlemen: Thank you very much for your...

Gentlemen:
Thank you very much for your responses. So, may I conclude this is likely a Belgium made barrel, with a Malherbe - Liege Inspector's mark ?
Rick.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By rickystl
Hi Corrado26. That is a beautiful Greek pistol. ...

Hi Corrado26.
That is a beautiful Greek pistol. With the typical Greek style grip. I note the brass pan and roller on the frizzen spring. This denotes a late period flintlock - and likely European...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By rickystl
And here is a familar character displaying a Rat...

And here is a familar character displaying a Rat Tail pistol in his sash. :D
Rick.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By rickystl
Hi Raf. Thank you so much for your comments. And...

Hi Raf.
Thank you so much for your comments. And I comepletly agree with your theory of how these guns moved "down market" where they were re-stocked (more crudely) and/or the locks and barrels...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By rickystl
AND ONE MORE..........

AND ONE MORE..........
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By rickystl
SOME MORE PICS........

SOME MORE PICS........
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By rickystl
A TRIO OF ALBANIAN PISTOLS

Hello all. Well, another weekend is here already.
Here are three typical, brass stocked, Albanian pistols. These were made in large quantities in the Balkans under contract to the Ottoman Empire. ...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd July 2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By rickystl
Mark on Barrel

Hello all.
Not sure if this is allowed. This barrel is from an Algerian long gun I recently Posted on the Ethnographic Forum. Thought maybe one of you European enthusiests might reconize it? Looks...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By rickystl
Hello. I wish I knew what the barrel stamp...

Hello.
I wish I knew what the barrel stamp meant. I'm a novice with marks. But I do recognize certain European/Belgium barrel marks. But I have no idea about this one. :shrug: maybe another Forum...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By rickystl
Salaam a Ibrahiim. Thank you for your comments....

Salaam a Ibrahiim.
Thank you for your comments. Yes, under magnafication, especially the thin edges of the stock where it meets the barrel, you can detect the aging. But there is no sign of real...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By rickystl
Hi Stu. The dog safety catch works perfect. When...

Hi Stu.
The dog safety catch works perfect. When the hammer is pulled back, the dog safety is manually pushed forward to engage the hammer. Then, when ready to fire, pull the hammer back again and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By rickystl
Super interesting gun and history. Thanks for...

Super interesting gun and history. Thanks for Posting. Rick.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By rickystl
LAST ONES......

LAST ONES......
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By rickystl
STILL MORE PICS......

STILL MORE PICS......
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By rickystl
MORE PICS........

MORE PICS........
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By rickystl
Exceptional Algerian Long Gun

Hello everyone.
Here is another Algerian long gun from my collection. When I first saw this gun I thought it was a replica, due to it's condition. But then I immediatly thought: Who would make a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By rickystl
Hi Kubur. Please Post after you receive the...

Hi Kubur.
Please Post after you receive the pistol. Thanks.
Rick.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By rickystl
Hi Stu. Well, it looks like the Flask found a gun...

Hi Stu.
Well, it looks like the Flask found a gun to mate with. :D
That is a nice looking Jazail. Great overall patina. And made as a percussion, not a conversion. In my opinion, just the right...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By rickystl
Hi Kubur. No, I don't have an original Afghan...

Hi Kubur.
No, I don't have an original Afghan decorated East India type pistol, but wish I did. It's one of the few guns I don't have. And I've never seen one come up for sale that wasn't a Tourist...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By rickystl
Hi Stu. I have no idea what that is. It is a...

Hi Stu.
I have no idea what that is. It is a piece of black horn that is hollow on the inside till it meets that wood plug. The tiny exposed nails on the other side of the plug look like it fastened...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By rickystl
Hi Bandook. Awww. Too bad. As mentioned, the only...

Hi Bandook.
Awww. Too bad. As mentioned, the only ones you usually see for sale are Tourist items. I just don't see many Moroccan pistols.
Rick.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By rickystl
Hi Ward. Hmmmm......interesting. I would have...

Hi Ward.
Hmmmm......interesting. I would have never guessed. But it makes sense. Still can't imagine making such intricate, tiny decoration like this. Imagine the patience. Thanks for the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By rickystl
Hi Stu. Yes, mine has the cut-off near the spout...

Hi Stu.
Yes, mine has the cut-off near the spout section like the two pictured above. But the slide on mine is wood, partly broke on one end. May have to repair that.
Nice job on the repair of...
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