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Forum: European Armoury 26th June 2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By corrado26
I forgot to mention that the barrels are not to...

I forgot to mention that the barrels are not to be unscrewed. Originally they could be unscrewed but are now fixed and need a ramrod to be loaded. This ramrod is part of the bullet mould as is the...
Forum: European Armoury 26th June 2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By corrado26
Pair of Boxlock pistols by SPENCER of London

I've got this pair in its box made by Spencer. The box shoes on its cover the brass coat of arms of the Order of the Garter with a family crest in its centre shield. Perhaps anybody here is able to...
Forum: European Armoury 19th June 2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By corrado26
In the yearbook of the "Bernisches...

In the yearbook of the "Bernisches Histortisches Mueseum 1932, you can fin the mark in question under number 1503, unfortunately without a foto of the pole arm
Forum: European Armoury 13th June 2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By corrado26
This is what the catalogue of the Wallace...

This is what the catalogue of the Wallace Collection 1962 says to the mark in question
Forum: European Armoury 11th June 2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By corrado26
I am no expert on this kind of swords but I think...

I am no expert on this kind of swords but I think this is a piece of pure historism. At least I cannot see any traces of age of the last 450 years.
Forum: European Armoury 8th June 2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By corrado26
Kirschbaum & Schnitzler existed since 1790...

Kirschbaum & Schnitzler existed since 1790 and was still working at least in 1883. In this year Kirschbaum was united with the firm of the Brothers Weyersberg = Weyersberg, Kirschbaum & Co.


This...
Forum: European Armoury 8th June 2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By corrado26
could you please explain me where the...

could you please explain me where the "F" of "SHF" is in "Helvig & Sons"
:rolleyes:
Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,900
Posted By corrado26
I checked the name "GOYET" a second...

I checked the name "GOYET" a second time and found

- GOYET, arquebusier cannonier a St.Etienne en 1680-1700

Perhaps a son of this Goyet moved to Brest during the 18. century?!
Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By corrado26
Your sword has been made by Samuel Hoppe Frères ...

Your sword has been made by Samuel Hoppe Frères à Solingen and was in use during the French July monarchy and Second Republic 1830-1852.
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By corrado26
There is an explanation for these notches in the...

There is an explanation for these notches in the book "Les Sabres portés par l'Armée Francaise", by Jean Lhoste et Patrick Resek:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By corrado26
I did it, thanks for the advice, I didn't know...

I did it, thanks for the advice, I didn't know that these are holes. Now it looks quite different
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By corrado26
I did it, thanks for the advice, I didn't know...

I did it, thanks for the advice, I didn't know that these are holes.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By corrado26
Many thanks for this helpful information corrado26

Many thanks for this helpful information
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By corrado26
Early Khanjarli?

I got this item some weeks ago and wonder how old it might be. Because of the very simple decoration of the blade with just some straight fullers I think it could be rather old, but may be I am...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 30th May 2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,932
Posted By corrado26
I don't know what this is but for me the end of...

I don't know what this is but for me the end of the grip looks like a cowboy or western boot. Maybe it is a tool to ease pulling on or of these boots?
Forum: European Armoury 30th May 2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By corrado26
I think this is the Austrian cavalry sabre M 1850...

I think this is the Austrian cavalry sabre M 1850 with a blade made by the Austrian gunmaker JUNG. Its name is also to be found on barrels of the cavalry pistol M 1862 and the infantry gun M 1854....
Forum: European Armoury 28th May 2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By corrado26
Could also be the coat of arms of the city of...

Could also be the coat of arms of the city of Hamburg/Germany
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,453
Posted By corrado26
For your consolation: Here in Germany nobody will...

For your consolation: Here in Germany nobody will buy a katar, because this type of weapon is a forbidden one over here and the possession of it is illegal and strongly punished :cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd May 2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By corrado26
One of the medals/coins shows the portrait of...

One of the medals/coins shows the portrait of pope Pius IX (PONT MAX) 1846-1878, so this piece cannot have been in use before 1846.
Forum: European Armoury 18th May 2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,097
Posted By corrado26
May be you are right, the cross could stand for...

May be you are right, the cross could stand for Sardinia, so it may be the Spanish Sardinia variant of 1580-1668. The lamb of God has certainly nothing to do with the coat of arms but what it stands...
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By corrado26
I think that this halberd has nothing to do with...

I think that this halberd has nothing to do with Italy or Florence. After "Flaemig, Monogramme auf Münzen, Medaillen Marken Zeichen und Urkunden" this monogram on the blade belongs to Ernst August...
Forum: European Armoury 16th May 2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,097
Posted By corrado26
What I can see is a part of the great coat of...

What I can see is a part of the great coat of arms of the kingdom of Spain before 1600. So I think your partisan was belonging to a troop in duty at the Spanish court
Forum: European Armoury 10th May 2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 992
Posted By corrado26
May be it is this French M 1804 cuirass? At least...

May be it is this French M 1804 cuirass? At least the number of the rivets seems to be correct!
Forum: European Armoury 8th May 2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,163
Posted By corrado26
In its better days this was a M 1842 Austrian...

In its better days this was a M 1842 Austrian Infantry gun. Then in the 1870s, when many European governments sold their surplus muzzleloader arms to mostly Belgium dealers and gunmakers in order to...
Forum: European Armoury 7th May 2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,163
Posted By corrado26
In case it is really an Austrian M 1842 infantry...

In case it is really an Austrian M 1842 infantry gun it must have a percussion lock with the AUGUSTIN system.
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