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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th October 2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By corrado26
These figures are certainly not made in the Black...

These figures are certainly not made in the Black Forest where ivory carvings are unknown, their origine might rather be in the Netherlands
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 9th October 2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By corrado26
I think these are no rivets but some modern...

I think these are no rivets but some modern screws that need a special tool to turn them. These in combination with the gothik (German?) letter "G" let me think of the end of the 19th, beginning 20th...
Forum: European Armoury 27th September 2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By corrado26
The very small oval mark with an "S"...

The very small oval mark with an "S" under a star directly under the hilt could perhaps be the mark of Francois Antoine Schütz. He has been controler of blades since 1853 in the armsfactory of...
Forum: European Armoury 27th September 2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By corrado26
If I am right this is not a rapier but a florett...

If I am right this is not a rapier but a florett and the script at the inside of the blade is "Manufre de Klingenthal" what stands for the French Manufacture d'armes de Klingenthal/Alsace.
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 26th September 2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By corrado26
This is a sword of the Markgraveship of...

This is a sword of the Markgraveship of Badenia/Germay The signature "FMM - zBvH" besides the Baden coat of arms stands for Friedrich Magnus Markgraf zu Baden und Hachberg, 1647-1709. See the same...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th September 2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By corrado26
Here are fotos of a miquelet pistol with a very...

Here are fotos of a miquelet pistol with a very similar system.
After having given powder to the basic pan one pushs back what is then the bottom of the upper pan and fills this with powder too.l...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By corrado26
and here a very small miniature of a Japanese...

and here a very small miniature of a Japanese matchlock pistol. Hope you like it.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,896
Posted By corrado26
It was very interesting to follow the discussion...

It was very interesting to follow the discussion caused by my question and I have to thank all participants who entered their contributions.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,896
Posted By corrado26
Thanks a lot at all for their answers....

Thanks a lot at all for their answers. Unfortunately I have no other pictures to send, but my friend is very happy with the result of your answers. Thanks a lot once more
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th August 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,896
Posted By corrado26
Matchlock gun of Afghanistan?

A friend of mine sent me these fotos asking me to help with an identification. I think it could be a piece from Afghanistan but am not sure. Thanks for help.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
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: 708
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: 528
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: 439
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: 496
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: 973
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: 786
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: 786
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: 786
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: 651
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: 816
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: 790
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: 562
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: 852
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: 820
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...
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