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Forum: European Armoury 6th August 2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By corrado26
It is certainly not Italian and not Austrian! I...

It is certainly not Italian and not Austrian! I think it is British!
Forum: European Armoury 28th July 2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By corrado26
Thanks for all your information. No, the pistol...

Thanks for all your information. No, the pistol is not mine so I cannot post further fotos. It is at the moment on offer at a German online auction. :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 27th July 2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By corrado26
strange construction

Did you ever see such a wheellock construction?, Certainly it is not too old but quite interesting.
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By corrado26
Looking at the absolutely flawless metal of the...

Looking at the absolutely flawless metal of the locks I think that Fernado K's statement that these are modern replicas is correct.
Forum: European Armoury 26th June 2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
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: 654
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: 1,168
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: 2,212
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: 2,212
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: 1,052
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: 1,052
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: 5,149
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: 1,052
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: 931
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: 1,204
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: 1,204
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: 1,204
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: 1,204
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: 2,927
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: 825
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: 929
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: 2,093
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: 1,399
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: 1,506
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: 1,127
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...
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