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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By fernando
Ah, ah, no lucky dog yet, Captain ;) . Indeed...

Ah, ah, no lucky dog yet, Captain ;) .
Indeed there was a pair of them. This local fellow collector spotted both; bought one for himself and reserved the other one, thinking of me. I hope the seller...
Forum: European Armoury 18th October 2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By fernando
Axe for ID

What do you guys make of this ?
I know the pictures are horrible, but still ... can anyone help ?
A boarding axe ... certainly ?

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Forum: European Armoury 18th October 2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By fernando
With those langets and that quillon end ? I...

With those langets and that quillon end ? I wouldn't think so :o
Maybe the grip ... but not the whole hilt :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 17th October 2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By fernando
I will not comment on this sword of yours as it...

I will not comment on this sword of yours as it is too nice and so requiring refined words to comment :cool: .


I can't resist to tell that, there is an old Portuguese saying, based on monasteric...
Forum: European Armoury 15th October 2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,016
Posted By fernando
Manual fire devices were a vital means of combat...

Manual fire devices were a vital means of combat in periods like the 16th/17th centuries. Their use was massive and a resource much greater than cannons, i guess for both economic and technologic...
Forum: European Armoury 15th October 2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,016
Posted By fernando
Thank you Andi. For general perusal, here are...

Thank you Andi.
For general perusal, here are pictures of the place where the grenades were found, the recovery and a crosssection of one of them at the museum.


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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th October 2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 448
Posted By fernando
Looking at #108

Does mine qualify ? :o


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Forum: European Armoury 15th October 2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,054
Posted By fernando
Yeah ... i remember the cavalo marinho riddle ......

Yeah ... i remember the cavalo marinho riddle ... and confessing i envy you for the possession of such examle. I wouldn't mind to have it as my favorite either :cool: .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th October 2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 448
Posted By fernando
And ... what about the pictures ?

And ... what about the pictures ?
Forum: European Armoury 14th October 2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,054
Posted By fernando
Some resemblance between this hilt and your...

Some resemblance between this hilt and your favourite, indeed.
... But yours is more elaborated . :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 14th October 2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,705
Posted By fernando
Cute. This type of daggers sure looks lethal......

Cute.
This type of daggers sure looks lethal... and valuable ;)
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: European Armoury 13th October 2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,977
Posted By fernando
Hi Michl, I would suggest that you don't adopt...

Hi Michl,
I would suggest that you don't adopt such irreconcilable posture.
The contents of your post, should it (also) be considered a threat, would more appropriately be addressed directly to the...
Forum: European Armoury 13th October 2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By fernando
Moy :cool:

Moy :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 13th October 2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By fernando
Thanks for the clarification, the excelent...

Thanks for the clarification, the excelent illustrations and your top rare example.
Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By fernando
Maybe others had no time to see the thread yet ? ...

Maybe others had no time to see the thread yet ? :o
I know absolutely nothing about these (or other :eek:) swords but i happen to have Ian Pierce's work and, Petersen type M and Wheeler type I,...
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By fernando
Most interesting and rare example. Is it in your...

Most interesting and rare example.
Is it in your collection, Jasper ?
Forum: European Armoury 10th October 2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By fernando
This is not fair :mad: The correct owner for...

This is not fair :mad:
The correct owner for this gonne would undoubtedly be me :eek:
What a great acquisition :cool: :cool:



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Forum: European Armoury 9th October 2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By fernando
9 beauties, certainly :cool: .

9 beauties, certainly :cool:

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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th October 2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By fernando
All duly noted, Ken. Both sides have a slot...

All duly noted, Ken.
Both sides have a slot closest to the open end.
Yes, it is only one piece.
Worthy of note is that the inside bottom is completely flat through all three sections and not conical...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th October 2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By fernando
I wouldn't reject Alan's suggestion that it could...

I wouldn't reject Alan's suggestion that it could a lock of a container with something attractive enough to entice others to pinch from it.

The gun lock idea still makes me skeptical.
But for the...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th October 2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By fernando
Could they be distaffs (rocks) for spinning flax...

Could they be distaffs (rocks) for spinning flax the old way ?

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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th October 2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By fernando
Ethno yes, Miscellania yes, but what ?

I have posted this one long time ago and, despite (partly) favourable answers, i am not satisfied myself with the suggestion i brought of what this thing would be.
The proposal was that this is a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,493
Posted By fernando
Outstanding material, estcrh. I know nothing...

Outstanding material, estcrh.
I know nothing about helmets but, being an interested party, i browsed a bit on the subject.
I have located a blog in which the author visited Ilha das Flores in...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd October 2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By fernando
Have a good look to the man, Marcus; can't you...

Have a good look to the man, Marcus; can't you see he is my great, great grandfather ?
Do you think i would be able to rob my ancestors ? :rolleyes:
Forum: European Armoury 3rd October 2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By fernando
Tell me where about and i will go look for it...

Tell me where about and i will go look for it :cool:


What; do you think i am a wine producer ? :confused:


Just you wait :rolleyes:
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