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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By corrado26
For your consolation: Here in Germany nobody will...

For your consolation: Here in Germany nobody will buy a katar, because this type of weapon is a forbidden one over here and the possession of it is illegal and strongly punished :cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd May 2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By corrado26
One of the medals/coins shows the portrait of...

One of the medals/coins shows the portrait of pope Pius IX (PONT MAX) 1846-1878, so this piece cannot have been in use before 1846.
Forum: European Armoury 18th May 2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By corrado26
May be you are right, the cross could stand for...

May be you are right, the cross could stand for Sardinia, so it may be the Spanish Sardinia variant of 1580-1668. The lamb of God has certainly nothing to do with the coat of arms but what it stands...
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By corrado26
I think that this halberd has nothing to do with...

I think that this halberd has nothing to do with Italy or Florence. After "Flaemig, Monogramme auf Münzen, Medaillen Marken Zeichen und Urkunden" this monogram on the blade belongs to Ernst August...
Forum: European Armoury 16th May 2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By corrado26
What I can see is a part of the great coat of...

What I can see is a part of the great coat of arms of the kingdom of Spain before 1600. So I think your partisan was belonging to a troop in duty at the Spanish court
Forum: European Armoury 10th May 2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By corrado26
May be it is this French M 1804 cuirass? At least...

May be it is this French M 1804 cuirass? At least the number of the rivets seems to be correct!
Forum: European Armoury 8th May 2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 622
Posted By corrado26
In its better days this was a M 1842 Austrian...

In its better days this was a M 1842 Austrian Infantry gun. Then in the 1870s, when many European governments sold their surplus muzzleloader arms to mostly Belgium dealers and gunmakers in order to...
Forum: European Armoury 7th May 2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 622
Posted By corrado26
In case it is really an Austrian M 1842 infantry...

In case it is really an Austrian M 1842 infantry gun it must have a percussion lock with the AUGUSTIN system.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th May 2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,060
Posted By corrado26
This miniature khukri I got this morning. Its...

This miniature khukri I got this morning. Its blade is made of brass, the sheeth is wood with a leather coat. Total length with scabbard is 145mm, length of blade is 78mm
Forum: European Armoury 7th May 2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 622
Posted By corrado26
What I can say is that this sabre is probably not...

What I can say is that this sabre is probably not French, German or Austrian, but perhaps British.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 901
Posted By corrado26
The lock is certainly not of French style but a...

The lock is certainly not of French style but a British Brown Bess lock that has been decorated
Forum: European Armoury 1st May 2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By corrado26
A good help is to check the threads of the...

A good help is to check the threads of the screws, they should not be the same as those in use today
Forum: European Armoury 1st May 2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By corrado26
As I wrote, I am not sure

As I wrote, I am not sure
Forum: European Armoury 30th April 2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By corrado26
I know this miniature since a very long time and...

I know this miniature since a very long time and I would have bought it when I would have been sure that it is an original................
Forum: European Armoury 29th April 2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By corrado26
you should have a look to this...

you should have a look to this link:

https://minifirearms.com/book-about-miniature-guns/
Forum: European Armoury 28th April 2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By corrado26
Here some more fotos of the Swedish knife M 1848

Here some more fotos of the Swedish knife M 1848
Forum: European Armoury 28th April 2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By corrado26
No, this is actually blue and I thing a trace of...

No, this is actually blue and I thing a trace of silver oxidation.
Forum: European Armoury 28th April 2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By corrado26
No, as far as I'm informed this is the Swedish...

No, as far as I'm informed this is the Swedish infantry side arm (Faschinenmesser) M 1848
Forum: European Armoury 28th April 2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,501
Posted By corrado26
Here are fotos of two Michael Mann-wheellock...

Here are fotos of two Michael Mann-wheellock miniature pistols which I once had in my collection.
Forum: European Armoury 27th April 2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By corrado26
This is the coat of arms of the kingdom of...

This is the coat of arms of the kingdom of Sardinia-Piemont until 1861. The blade has certainly been made at Solingen.
Forum: European Armoury 25th April 2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,172
Posted By corrado26
Talking Very interethting!!!!!

Very interethting!!!!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st April 2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,376
Posted By corrado26
I'm aged 75, am collecting lots of different...

I'm aged 75, am collecting lots of different things since more than 60 years now and am writing articles for arms magazines more than 40 years.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,060
Posted By corrado26
and here a nice miniature koummya of northern...

and here a nice miniature koummya of northern Afrika. Total length is 205mm
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,060
Posted By corrado26
Two further miniatures of my collection: The...

Two further miniatures of my collection: The bigger one is scale 1/2 with a total length of 54cm, the small one has a total length of 24cm.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,060
Posted By corrado26
Here are my miniatures of blades; there are 8...

Here are my miniatures of blades; there are 8 pieces in my collection, all made in scale 1/5 by a Hungarian artist in the 1960s. All of them have leather grips and the sheeth of the prima plana husar...
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