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Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2018, 10:49 AM
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Posted By fernando
I could swear i have already seen this mark; but...

I could swear i have already seen this mark; but that doesn´t help much, though :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 11th January 2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,146
Posted By fernando
IN MEMORIAM

One more year past since he left us. He would be 64 today.
Forum: European Armoury 10th January 2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By fernando
For your amusement, pictures of a sword sold by...

For your amusement, pictures of a sword sold by Jose A. Solis, dated 1777, in which the guard fixation is already done in four points, but in this case with rivets, a version prior to that with...
Forum: European Armoury 10th January 2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By fernando
Yet in the picture, barshot depicted have...

Yet in the picture, barshot depicted have puck-type ends and the author of the work is Dutch :o
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th January 2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By fernando
:cool:

:cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th January 2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By fernando
Replicas should perhaps have a more fit place in...

Replicas should perhaps have a more fit place in the Miscellania section as, in lack of a due context, they do not fall within the scope of the European forum, as may be checked !.
Off we go :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 7th January 2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By fernando
Hi Cathey, We must not forget that your sword...

Hi Cathey,
We must not forget that your sword predecessor, modelo 1650, had straight quillons, a detail that forcingly carried its influence iton later style evolutions, be it put out of factory by...
Forum: European Armoury 7th January 2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 708
Posted By fernando
Hi Cathy, I remain with the idea that such...

Hi Cathy,

I remain with the idea that such reciprocate mechanism was more intended to unfold that to fold... pass the preciosity.
As if i was wandering on a fantasy when trying to decipher the...
Forum: European Armoury 7th January 2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By fernando
Hi Captain, Can i illustrate your thread with...

Hi Captain,
Can i illustrate your thread with this interesting image; in that we see that barshot was already in action during the 17th century.

(Courtesy of an email sent by Jan Piet Puype to...
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By fernando
Anyone ... Philip ?

Anyone ... Philip ?
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By fernando
Moved ... if you don't mind, Stu :cool: .

Moved ... if you don't mind, Stu :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By fernando
In the above Carlos III hilt version, the wood...

In the above Carlos III hilt version, the wood part is visible because the grip is missing the wire wrapping and the vertical reinforcement bars. I just selected such example to emphasize the...
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By fernando
Time to rewind some previous assessments, as...

Time to rewind some previous assessments, as certainly contained erroneous conclusions.
I let myself concur with the mark in the ricasso being from a blade smith, forgetting that, the days in which...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th January 2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By fernando
Bob, you have PM

Bob, you have PM
Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 592
Posted By fernando
Hi Philip, I think i know what you mean and...

Hi Philip,
I think i know what you mean and subscribe such reasoning.
Mind you, the soft rubbing i gave it, with a deliberately worn sponge, may hardly be considered abrasive, for what the term...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By fernando
Apparently efforts were made throughout first mid...

Apparently efforts were made throughout first mid XVII century to obtain a definite normalization, but we have to consider that non rank and file versions were still of free choice


It would have...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By fernando
Hi Marcus, So the first illustration you posted...

Hi Marcus,
So the first illustration you posted is also a later version of the original which, added to my two copies, makes Taccola be be proud of so much resource to his work.
Nevertheless what we...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd January 2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 592
Posted By fernando
The picture i took from the pommel had the flash...

The picture i took from the pommel had the flash activated, after been rubbed with a slightly abrazive washing sponge soaked in WD40 and oiled afterwards; maybe this contributed for a looking as new...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd January 2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By fernando
Let me still take some shots before more...

Let me still take some shots before more knowledged members show up to correct me ... which is not so difficult.
Hortuño Maria instead of Maria Hortuño makes all the difference ... in gender.
Hortuño...
Forum: European Armoury 1st January 2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By fernando
Personally i am a passionate of marks. It is a...

Personally i am a passionate of marks. It is a vast universe to dive in. Just don't push me into it :cool:..
Forum: European Armoury 1st January 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 592
Posted By fernando
Well Geoffroy, the only thing i find suspicious...

Well Geoffroy, the only thing i find suspicious is the quality of the picture i took, rather 'astonishing'; besides a bit of a cleaning, due to some local top rust. But i would not doubt the sketch...
Forum: European Armoury 1st January 2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By fernando
Happy new year to you too, Richard ! I wonder if...

Happy new year to you too, Richard !
I wonder if we should widen such perspective, as here and there we see signs of hooks being attached to stocks; notwithstanding that in my humble opinion there...
Forum: European Armoury 1st January 2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By fernando
Red face Correct me if and where i am wrong ...

Hi Cathey,
If i dare point out a couple discrepancies on your notes.

The sword model...
As you kow, the term Bilbo (Basque/Euskera for Bilbao) is somehow a catch-all word, created by english...
Forum: European Armoury 31st December 2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By fernando
Should i discrepancy in the museum description...

Should i discrepancy in the museum description ?
If it has a recoil hook is a wall haquebut and not a horseman handbüchse ... right ?
Forum: European Armoury 31st December 2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 708
Posted By fernando
Question The attack name

To start with ...
It doesn't seem that the retracting of the these hilt bars is that of providing a better leaning of the sword against the hip, like in the case of inner folding guards of some...
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