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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By corrado26
I think this is a not too old Koummya made in...

I think this is a not too old Koummya made in Morocco
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 13th August 2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By corrado26
Could this perhaps stand for Frente Amplio...

Could this perhaps stand for Frente Amplio Opositor, an association during the Somoza-diktatorship in Nicaragua?

corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 13th August 2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By corrado26
I do not know if you know the Austrian...

I do not know if you know the Austrian Crespi-system, here are the fotos
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 10th August 2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By corrado26
This pepperbox shows the mark "AF"...

This pepperbox shows the mark "AF" (Stöckel 1244, p. 395) which stands for its maker Auguste Francotte, working at Liège in the years between 1810 and 1866. The Devisme signature stands for F.P....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By corrado26
It will certainly not be a too big problem to...

It will certainly not be a too big problem to find somebody in Germany who can read these pages but it will be a big problem to find somebody who is able to understand this oldfashioned and partly...
Forum: European Armoury 30th July 2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By corrado26
As the lobster tail is made from one single part...

As the lobster tail is made from one single part and no parts are moveable I cannot see the sence of the three strabs at the insite of the tail - very strange ......
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 29th July 2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By corrado26
@ FernandoK here are the fotos of the real Thing...

@ FernandoK

here are the fotos of the real Thing - i wanted to avoid dismantling so I took fotos of another piece first, sorry.

As you can see there is an angle between the bar and its end so the...
Forum: European Armoury 28th July 2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By corrado26
The pistol differs from later examples as a sign...

The pistol differs from later examples as a sign of early make in two details: The spring of the cock is still not fixed by a screw to the lockplate but by a cotter at the inside of the plate. The...
Forum: European Armoury 28th July 2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By corrado26
Saxon wheellockpistol 1564

I got this very early wheellock pistol made in 1564 some days ago. It is with a total length of 635mm very long and shows the coat of arms of the archdutchy of Saxony on the buttplate. On the barrel...
Forum: European Armoury 28th July 2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By corrado26
I think this story is a real testimony of the...

I think this story is a real testimony of the stupidity of men: Sensless killing each other in the name of a religion is going on still today. What a progress............ :mad:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By corrado26
I think the eagle mark on the lockplate could be...

I think the eagle mark on the lockplate could be the sign of the Moskau Arsenal ca. 1770
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By corrado26
sometimes I have the same problems, building up...

sometimes I have the same problems, building up the pages is very slow from time to time
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By corrado26
Thanks a lot for this good Information. I've been...

Thanks a lot for this good Information. I've been there last year in the arsenal rooms of the Heidecksburg and was heavily impressed what they have.
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By corrado26
The eagle is probably or perhaps the agle of the...

The eagle is probably or perhaps the agle of the county of Tirol in Austria.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd May 2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By corrado26
Interesting pistol but I think that the stock and...

Interesting pistol but I think that the stock and the lock originally didn't belong together. The lock doesn't fit exactly into the stock, because the lockplate is obviously smaller than the opening...
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By corrado26
A helpful collector friend sent me copies of the...

A helpful collector friend sent me copies of the relevant pages of the above mentioned book. Here they are - in French language. The explanations are really very interesting and would be worth while...
Forum: European Armoury 16th May 2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By corrado26
French (?) sword with strange number

I have in my collection a what I think French sword that has on both sides of its blade the number "1414". It is certainly not a date as the sword and the blade are probably from the 1720s, but what...
Forum: European Armoury 1st May 2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By corrado26
Until some years ago I had in my collection this...

Until some years ago I had in my collection this powderflask which probably is very similar to the piece shown. The number "2887" says that it was in earlier times an item of the Austrian...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By corrado26
I think this is the same type of item with...

I think this is the same type of item with unknown use.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th April 2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By corrado26
I don't believe that this is a powderflask...

I don't believe that this is a powderflask because the thread of its stopper, at least I have never seen a powderflask with such a detail.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st April 2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By corrado26
could this be a drum?

could this be a drum?
Forum: European Armoury 14th April 2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By corrado26
It's a German piece. "<> W <> L...

It's a German piece. "<> W <> L <>Z <> H <>" stands for "Wilhelm Landgraf zu Hessen", who was either Wilhelm VIII. (1751-1760) or Wilhelm IX. (1785-1806). His capital was Kassel.
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 8th April 2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,104
Posted By corrado26
It might be interesting to know that this French...

It might be interesting to know that this French infantry gun M 1777 corrigé an 9 was the first really mass produced military weapon of the world: Between 1804 and 1820 more than 2 million of these...
Forum: European Armoury 5th April 2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By corrado26
R.I.M.7.27 = Reserve Infanterie Munitionskolonne...

R.I.M.7.27 = Reserve Infanterie Munitionskolonne 7, sabre n° 27
E.P.D.II. 118 = Ersatz Pferde-Depot beim II. Armeekorps, sabre n°118

This means that this sabre was still in use during WW I...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd April 2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,104
Posted By corrado26
ok, here is a gun of the "Kanton...

ok, here is a gun of the "Kanton Basel"
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