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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 06:54 PM
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Posted By fernando
Ne rigole pas, Jean-Luc. What i know of these...

Ne rigole pas, Jean-Luc.
What i know of these things is next to nothing. It won't take too long before real knowledged members correct my humble assumptions.
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 102
Posted By fernando
Great sword, Jean-Luc. This is the first time we...

Great sword, Jean-Luc.
This is the first time we see here the inscription ESPADERO DEL REY on the ricasso spine of a sword; as we read DEL REY in the side you pictured, naturally the word ESPADERO...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th March 2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By fernando
Yes indeed ;) :cool:

Yes indeed ;) :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 25th March 2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By fernando
You can not upload too large pictures but, in any...

You can not upload too large pictures but, in any case, they may be three times as large as the ones you posted :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 25th March 2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By fernando
Interesting piece, Rivkkn. Are those cell phone...

Interesting piece, Rivkkn.
Are those cell phone pictures ?
Can't you take larger ones ... and a more accurate one of the markings ?
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd March 2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 601
Posted By fernando
That is another 500's, Stu. Even in the countries...

That is another 500's, Stu. Even in the countries you are entitled to possess a firearm produced before a determined date (1891) without having to manifest it, the simple cop who catches the item...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd March 2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,140
Posted By fernando
Thank you Jim; tenacity is not yet my middle name...

Thank you Jim; tenacity is not yet my middle name ... but i am working on it ;).
Yes, Beraiz is very determinate in that the term Bilbo originates in the city of Bilbao; actually the city name is...
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,140
Posted By fernando
So far i have learnt that, the attributing to...

So far i have learnt that, the attributing to shackles the name of grillos (crickets), would refer to the noise made by prisioners walking and dragging their shackles.
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,140
Posted By fernando
Looking back to this topic issue, one may still...

Looking back to this topic issue, one may still find further material on the half moon mark; something only possible by trying all wording and phrase combinations that come to mind.
All three...
Forum: Swap Forum 21st March 2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By fernando
bump

bump
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st March 2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 601
Posted By fernando
I think this is a must, by all means ... Mine is...

I think this is a must, by all means ...
Mine is composed of:

#
TYPE OF WEAPON
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
MODEL
SERIAL NUMBERS
MARKS/INSCRIPTIONS
SELLER
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th March 2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By fernando
A cannon miniature

Just one more, but fairly proportional ... and in fine metal.
Atually made of solid silver, 835/1ooo grade, if i discern well the tiny hallmark.
With a well defined Portuguese coat of arms.
I have...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th March 2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 601
Posted By fernando
Unhappy Supposing ... but only supposing

Indeed it sems i am not the only one to reject the idea that sooner or later one will kick the bucket. My wife will then consult my daughter but, a reasonable idea is to ask a good friend to take...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By fernando
Amazing !!!

Amazing !!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 510
Posted By fernando
So sad news and unexpected to us here. Rest in...

So sad news and unexpected to us here.

Rest in peace, Barry.

My deepest condolences to his family.
Forum: Swap Forum 15th March 2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By fernando
Will consider a fair offer. ,

Will consider a fair offer.



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Forum: European Armoury 11th March 2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By fernando
That's fine, François :cool:. Let us see what...

That's fine, François :cool:.
Let us see what the members have to say about your 'lobster tail' helmet.
Forum: European Armoury 11th March 2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By fernando
Hi Francois, You must read the forum rules;...

Hi Francois,
You must read the forum rules; linking photos from web hosts (hot links) is not the adequate procedure. This time i will save them to a hard disk and upload them back with the forum...
Forum: European Armoury 10th March 2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,140
Posted By fernando
The whole of his (french written) work was...

The whole of his (french written) work was published in two volumes and both (PDF) are too heavy to upload here.
However the part related with the Toledo sword smiths is written in spanish, in...
Forum: European Armoury 9th March 2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,140
Posted By fernando
Jim, the only misteake you may have made was that...

Jim, the only misteake you may have made was that of not passing me the:


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Forum: European Armoury 9th March 2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,140
Posted By fernando
Yes i have Jasper ... and that has been already...

Yes i have Jasper ... and that has been already mentioned somewhere around here. Actually i thought i spotted his whole work in the Web but i now realize i was wrong. The thing is, del Canto...
Forum: European Armoury 9th March 2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,140
Posted By fernando
Is that so, Jim ... in what page ?

Is that so, Jim ... in what page ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By fernando
And so we move it :cool:

And so we move it :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 7th March 2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,140
Posted By fernando
True in a way, Japer ... but i realize the...

True in a way, Japer ... but i realize the majority of the smiths only used one mark, that of their personal seal; otherwise period chroniclars like Jehan Lhermite would have related such profusion....
Forum: European Armoury 7th March 2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,140
Posted By fernando
Jim, you know that i am not much of a fan of...

Jim, you know that i am not much of a fan of esoterism, such as you are, as i prefer digging into more 'skeptical' interpretations. In looking back to considerations written in LA MARCA DEL PERRILLO...
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