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Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2014, 04:04 PM
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Posted By Matchlock
Another Ottoman multishot cast-brass mold with...

Another Ottoman multishot cast-brass mold with promitively wrought iron handles, 19th c.
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2014, 03:52 PM
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Views: 4,333
Posted By Matchlock
- An all brass made ball mold, in the Germanic...

- An all brass made ball mold, in the Germanic style of ca. 1500-30; Turkish, 18th c.

- A brass mold with badly wrought scissor shaped iron handles, Ottmoman, 19th c.

- One half of a cast-brass...
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2014, 02:55 PM
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Views: 4,333
Posted By Matchlock
Attached: - Wrought iron ball mold, U.S.A.,...

Attached:

- Wrought iron ball mold, U.S.A., 1st half 19th c.; Northern American molds from the 18th and 19th centuries often have a rounded and beveled shape.

- Brass ball mould with wrought...
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2014, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Matchlock
Attachments: A multiple ball cast made of brass,...

Attachments:
A multiple ball cast made of brass, ca. 1500-50; Austrian private collection.
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Matchlock
Here are some fundamental thoughts on...

Here are some fundamental thoughts on identidfying and dating simple pieces of firearms accouterments like ball molds.

Basically, they seen to have been developed in the Germanic regions, first...
Forum: European Armoury 13th October 2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,701
Posted By Matchlock
I realize that I had to leave this thread...

I realize that I had to leave this thread unfinished.

Unless I have been granted unlimited special editing options concerning ALL my threads by 31 October 2014, I will leave the forum - and keep...
Forum: European Armoury 13th October 2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,151
Posted By Matchlock
Hi Carlos, Thank you so much for pointing...

Hi Carlos,


Thank you so much for pointing out these important details!

When I posted some close-ups of trapezoid flasks from that painting in this thread years ago, I only found an image...
Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,701
Posted By Matchlock
Thanks a lot, Jasper, I have known that video...

Thanks a lot, Jasper,


I have known that video since 2006.
J.D. Julia also put a link on their site.
Sadly, the quality is too poor to judge the rank of the barrel, and the state of condition it was...
Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2014, 06:20 AM
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Views: 8,701
Posted By Matchlock
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Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2014, 05:56 AM
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Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2014, 05:39 AM
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Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2014, 03:45 AM
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Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2014, 03:01 AM
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Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2014, 02:37 AM
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Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2014, 02:04 AM
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Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2014, 08:38 PM
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Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2014, 08:36 PM
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Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2014, 08:19 PM
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Views: 8,701
Posted By Matchlock
Characteristic of the Nuremberg sense of style in...

Characteristic of the Nuremberg sense of style in the mid-1530's, the barrel is shaped and sectioned like the columns in contemporary archictecture. Reflecting the traditional Nuremberg style seen on...
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2014, 06:34 PM
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Views: 8,701
Posted By Matchlock
- A few views of the dismantled wall gun in the...

- A few views of the dismantled wall gun in the autor's collection

- the Schellenberg barrel
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,701
Posted By Matchlock
Now here is a really important thing, the...

Now here is a really important thing, the brass/"bronze" haquebut barrel cast in Nuremberg in ca. 1535 for Ulrich von Schellenberg.
The authentic 16th century term for the kind of copper alloy...
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2014, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Matchlock
Some samples of authentic Gothic majuscule and...

Some samples of authentic Gothic majuscule and minuscule script attached.

Compared to them, the lettering on this barrel, intended to look "antique"; actually, it cannot be termed but the most...
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,701
Posted By Matchlock
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Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2014, 03:49 PM
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Views: 8,701
Posted By Matchlock
I bet the oldest item in the images is the wooden...

I bet the oldest item in the images is the wooden stand ...

Just look at the crispness of the drilled touch hole - a 15th c. barrel smith would just have punched the hole through the red hot barrel...
Forum: European Armoury 10th October 2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,701
Posted By Matchlock
Duck Tales: An All American Auction - and The World's Finest Haquebut Barrel

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE RESPECTIVE BUYER (who may have been the same in both cases).

The first item is the most ridiculous and primitive mid 20th c. "Italian" piece made to...
Forum: European Armoury 10th October 2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,408
Posted By Matchlock
Shame on me - :o I have...

Shame on me - :o


I have to admit that I did not notice my friend Marcus's post - thank you so much, Alexender, my Russian friend, for pointing it out to me.

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