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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 04:12 PM
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Posted By fernando
I thought i would post a couple pictures...

I thought i would post a couple pictures (finally) received from the Military Museum, courtesy of its Director Colonel Albuquerque, in which we can see in their example, besides a nicely decorated...
Forum: European Armoury 6th July 2020, 09:33 AM
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Posted By fernando
What are your thoughts now ...Guy ?. By the way,...

What are your thoughts now ...Guy ?. By the way, does this Roncone belong in your collection ?
Forum: European Armoury 1st July 2020, 04:59 PM
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Posted By fernando
Pretty much like mine, that you can see HERE...

Pretty much like mine, that you can see HERE (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=14576&highlight=bisarma)
Forum: European Armoury 30th June 2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By fernando
Yes, they are; i have been through this page as...

Yes, they are; i have been through this page as well. But i fail to see any of them looking similar to the shield mark in yours. However Jim has more experience to judge on that ... variations and...
Forum: European Armoury 30th June 2020, 06:31 PM
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Posted By fernando
How things (letterings) will be different once...

How things (letterings) will be different once the blade position is inverted; this in one of the sides.


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Forum: European Armoury 30th June 2020, 12:05 PM
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Posted By fernando
Who knows ... fallen, as having become too loose...

Who knows ... fallen, as having become too loose with time ? I see no reason for having deliberately taken them off.


It was the first example i saw with those bars, when looking to the wall where...
Forum: European Armoury 30th June 2020, 11:47 AM
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Posted By fernando
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Forum: European Armoury 30th June 2020, 11:14 AM
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Posted By fernando
On the other hand, and not pretending to...

On the other hand, and not pretending to gratuitously switch the complicometer, is it my eyes or the sword posted is in the "wrong" position, that is, with the knuckle guard on the top, instead of in...
Forum: European Armoury 30th June 2020, 11:11 AM
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Views: 702
Posted By fernando
Jim, good point on the wire grip missing bars...

Jim, good point on the wire grip missing bars :cool:.
To be (more) clear, i wasn't presuming that the name on the blade was that of one of the "SAHAGUN's" but actually pretending to discard such...
Forum: European Armoury 27th June 2020, 05:37 PM
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Posted By fernando
Excelent sword. At first sight the name on the...

Excelent sword.
At first sight the name on the blade resembles one of the SAHAGUN family, but the full lettering doesn't match. Neither the mark figures in the Spanish (Toledan) smiths chart. If i...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd June 2020, 04:43 PM
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Posted By fernando
It is clear that there are a few versions of...

It is clear that there are a few versions of 'multi' beam crosses. I realize that this or that version may be attributed to the wrong creed. I am no cross wizard either, but am glad i found that the...
Forum: European Armoury 21st June 2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,338
Posted By fernando
If i may ...

Just showing this other example by Stantler, to ponder on how (master) smiths chose different options to mark their blades; either punching their personal symbol or signing their actual name.
Such a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2020, 09:57 AM
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Posted By fernando
Very nice examples, Prasanna :cool:

Very nice examples, Prasanna :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 16th June 2020, 10:39 AM
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Posted By fernando
Yes, Andreas; please do it !

Yes, Andreas; please do it !
Forum: European Armoury 10th June 2020, 05:33 PM
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Posted By fernando
...And the pictures, Luka ... ;) .

...And the pictures, Luka ... ;) .
Forum: European Armoury 9th June 2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By fernando
Red face Whatever it is worth ...

I realize threaded tangs are one thing and actual screws are another. But based on their affinity i recalled these images of (very) early screws, once posted here by deceased Michael (Matchlock). The...
Forum: European Armoury 9th June 2020, 10:54 AM
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Posted By fernando
How is your Portuguese ?

I wouldn't take as so solid the determination of a blade smith by judging on this type of symbols.
The crucified Christ, with or without the cross, the MIN SENAL motto, the mention EN ALEMANIA,...
Forum: European Armoury 1st June 2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By fernando
Hardly the point, dear Jim; which was (in my...

Hardly the point, dear Jim; which was (in my atempt) to oppose to the idea that 'Colonial' (tricky term) swords aren't necessarily plain in their construction, as has been put; wooden grips, plain...
Forum: European Armoury 1st June 2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By fernando
C'mon Jim, is that what you infer from the...

C'mon Jim, is that what you infer from the description ? I am so frustrated that it wasn't clear enough and gave a wrong interpretation ... 19th. century ?:confused:. See PICTURES HERE ...
Forum: European Armoury 31st May 2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By fernando
... Or could it be the person that did all those...

... Or could it be the person that did all those engravings ?
I take it as highly probable that the inscriptions were applied here in a special procedure.
Forum: European Armoury 31st May 2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By fernando
Duly noted Mark; notwithstanding different...

Duly noted Mark; notwithstanding different perspectives, or different angles in which the (Spanish version)colonial atribution is viewed. A highly regarded Spanish dealer, when describing some...
Forum: European Armoury 31st May 2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 53
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Posted By fernando
Now, that is a rather interesting approach ......

Now, that is a rather interesting approach ... and i thank you for that :cool:.
Dom Rodrigo da Cunha 1577-1643 after being Bishop of Portalegre, Bishop of Oporto, and Archbishop of Braga, ended his...
Forum: European Armoury 30th May 2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By fernando
Well, that would be the one million dollar...

Well, that would be the one million dollar question. Probably those of the smith; i wish someone would know !


I would not know when in time peened pommels evoluted to the threaded system, and if...
Forum: European Armoury 29th May 2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,627
Posted By fernando
Probably iam talking nonsense but ...

Yes ... the four arms cross, allegedly shown up in CARAVACA (Murcia), after some legendary story, is one more symbol used for mystic purposes, like MIN SENAL HES ... and others, like Christ in a...
Forum: European Armoury 28th May 2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,627
Posted By fernando
Thank you Will. I like to think that these words...

Thank you Will. I like to think that these words are suitable for both land and water. However in this particular case, this one must have seen land all its life time; in context, the major number of...
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