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Forum: European Armoury 24th April 2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Norman McCormick
For all.

For all.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th April 2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Rick, Nice piece, Affedali type? The...

Hi Rick,
Nice piece, Affedali type? The barrel looks particularly good as well as being complete with most of the stamps. I really like the snaphaunce locks on these, adds to the archaic...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th April 2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,508
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Stu, You might find this...

Hi Stu,
You might find this interesting.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By Norman McCormick
Yup, my example. Regards, Norman.

Yup, my example.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 286
Posted By Norman McCormick
All's well that ends well. :)

All's well that ends well. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 286
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Dana, Definitely 1895 and not a...

Hi Dana,
Definitely 1895 and not a fake as far as I can see.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 286
Posted By Norman McCormick
Thomas Johnston C1900 on a dirk mount. ...

Thomas Johnston C1900 on a dirk mount. www.silvermakersmarks.co.uk/Makers/Edinburgh.html
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 286
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Dana, Edinburgh 1895, sorry I can't...

Hi Dana,
Edinburgh 1895, sorry I can't determine the maker.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By Norman McCormick
Queen Elizabeth ascended the throne in 1952 and...

Queen Elizabeth ascended the throne in 1952 and Wilkinson closed its sword business in 2005.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th April 2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Archer, Presentation piece could...

Hi Archer,
Presentation piece could be an explanation although the hilt doesn't look to me to be of presentation quality, it would appear maybe to have been rehilted or perhaps just not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th April 2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,124
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, The Sterling had curved magazines but I...

Hi,
The Sterling had curved magazines but I can't remember any problems with said magazine production.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th April 2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By Norman McCormick
:cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :D

:cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :D
Forum: European Armoury 7th April 2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 835
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Ulfberth, I thought possibly...

Hi Ulfberth,
I thought possibly this image with the paired crescents may be applicable.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th April 2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 874
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Stu, Indian matchlocks which I'm sure...

Hi Stu,
Indian matchlocks which I'm sure will look really neat after a little 'pampering'. More Ethno firearms have started to appear on the Forum recently which for me is a bonus so looking...
Forum: European Armoury 6th April 2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 835
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, More scattered crescents on other parts of...

Hi,
More scattered crescents on other parts of blade.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 6th April 2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 835
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Paired crescent moons and a big'un on a...

Hi,
Paired crescent moons and a big'un on a small sword hilted spadroon of mine with Solingen blade 2nd half 18thC.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th April 2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Photos attached of Sudanese Nuer club from...

Hi,
Photos attached of Sudanese Nuer club from the Pitt Rivers Museum.
Regards,
Norman.

P.S. This club stats just short of 21 inches long, just over 22 ounces total weight, head diameter 3 inches.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th April 2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Some stats, shaft 28 1/2 inches total...

Hi,
Some stats, shaft 28 1/2 inches total length 31 inches, head diameter a little over 3 inches, head circumference 9 1/2 inches, head weight approx 20 ounces.
Regards,
Norman.

P.S. Plymouth...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th April 2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Rick, Nice job, of course this will...

Hi Rick,
Nice job, of course this will always bring up the difference of opinion within collector circles of how much restoration is too much and for that matter too little. For me your...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th April 2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,508
Posted By Norman McCormick
Good thanks Rick and yes I've still got the...

Good thanks Rick and yes I've still got the 'Scottish' snaphaunce and the ball and bits are still in the breech :o I'm really looking forward to your firearms threads :cool:
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,508
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Rick, Nice to see you back :) A...

Hi Rick,
Nice to see you back :) A different Ethno firearm each week? Why not!
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th April 2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By Norman McCormick
True, true. P.S. The rattan barbed spear is...

True, true.

P.S. The rattan barbed spear is actually an arrow.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Head of a spear in the Plymouth Museum...

Hi,
Head of a spear in the Plymouth Museum with two of three wooden barbed heads remaining attributed to New Guinea.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Barry and Tim, Many thanks for your replies...

Hi Barry and Tim,
Many thanks for your replies and interest. From what I can find I'm almost 100% sure this is from P.N.G. This website should be of interest although you probably have seen it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Image of club in Plymouth Museum...

Hi,
Image of club in Plymouth Museum collection.
Regards,
Norman.




Photo, Plymouth Museum Website.
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