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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By fernando
If you look twice at the top of the page Marcus,...

If you look twice at the top of the page Marcus, you will notice that www.vikingsword.com is the name of the site and, right below, Ethnographic Arms & Armour (in larger font) is the name of the...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By fernando
Exclamation Not necessarily so

Sure we can, dear Michl, as sure we should :shrug:.
There certainly are a thousand more appropriate ways to opine on the forum 'logo' before we call it ridiculous.
... Ridiculous looks the King when...
Forum: European Armoury 21st December 2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 124
Posted By fernando
Thumbs up Time for Christmas greetings

Wishing everyone the warmest Christmas season ... and the best gifts :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 20th December 2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By fernando
So you got it right, Jean-Luc :cool:

So you got it right, Jean-Luc :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 20th December 2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,175
Posted By fernando
You are welcome, Corrado :cool: The last word...

You are welcome, Corrado :cool:
The last word will be for who is able to define its precise origin ... if ever possible :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 20th December 2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,175
Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum Corrado :) . I am sorry that...

Welcome to the forum Corrado :) .
I am sorry that it takes someone with better knowledge (than me) to distinguish a Portuguese lock from a Spanish one. There are lots of similarities and often...
Forum: European Armoury 20th December 2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 237
Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum, Morten :) . Nice example...

Welcome to the forum, Morten :) .
Nice example you have there.
Let's see what the connoisseurs have to say about it.
Forum: European Armoury 19th December 2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By fernando
What a brilliant remark, Michael; can't call it...

What a brilliant remark, Michael; can't call it diplomatic, can we ?
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th December 2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 209
Posted By fernando
Another plaque

I never knew what mine is. It has the dimensions of a belt buckle (9X5 cms), but not necessarily that.
Made of copper. The back has some signs of having been hooked to something, i wonder what.
The...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th December 2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 209
Posted By fernando
Flintlock ? Doesn't it look like a percussion...

Flintlock ? Doesn't it look like a percussion lock ? :o
Forum: European Armoury 14th December 2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By fernando
If you consider that Woolley Deakin & Co were...

If you consider that Woolley Deakin & Co were active between 1800 (or 1803) and 1807 in Edmund Street, Birmingham, some of your questions are already answered.
More likely to have served in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum, Wisram :) and ... what...

Welcome to the forum, Wisram :)
and ... what about some pictures ?
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By fernando
Just a guess ... Doesn't it look like this...

Just a guess ...

Doesn't it look like this blade was shortened in both ends ?
This judging by the by the fuller, which ends too far into the point and starts too close from the tang ... no ricasso...
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By fernando
Amen :cool:

Amen :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By fernando
Old cannons is this forum middle name, Chris ;) ...

Old cannons is this forum middle name, Chris ;) :cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th December 2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By fernando
Apparently this not an adaptation but an original...

Apparently this not an adaptation but an original detail thought to enable pulling the blade out of its case. All three blades in the dscussed example should have had it.
... As may be seen in other...
Forum: European Armoury 10th December 2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By fernando
My misunderstanding; so good for you :cool:

My misunderstanding; so good for you :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By fernando
Interesting piece, Evgeny. With that length and...

Interesting piece, Evgeny.
With that length and shape ... have you considered it could be a hand weapon and not a pole one ?
But i am just suggesting; no knowledge enough. Let's see what the...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th December 2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By fernando
The middle blade is practicaly intact. Go figure...

The middle blade is practicaly intact. Go figure why the previous owner only modified two of them.
All three blades design should have the same shape, only with different dimensions, available for...
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By fernando
Meaning you let it go, Jasper ? What a pity ...

Meaning you let it go, Jasper ?
What a pity :shrug: .
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,732
Posted By fernando
Magnificent. The right example for anyone's...

Magnificent. The right example for anyone's wishing list :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By fernando
Hi Frankie, You should have noticed in the front...

Hi Frankie,
You should have noticed in the front page that this is not the type of things that we aim to discuss in this forum.
Thread closed.
Forum: European Armoury 5th December 2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 941
Posted By fernando
Giving wings to imagination ... or in other...

Giving wings to imagination ... or in other words, a conjugation of several cannon bed types seen around with a barrel that potentialy had a rather different stock :o :shrug: :eek: .


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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th December 2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By fernando
A modified fleam

Long time ago i bought this thing without knowing what it was ... you know, the collecting trend fever:shrug: .
Later i learnt it is a fleam, a device to bleed animals, a habit started ages ago with...
Forum: European Armoury 4th December 2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 733
Posted By fernando
En ook 'n Afrikaner, my vriend ;) Amazing...

En ook 'n Afrikaner, my vriend ;)
Amazing coincidence that, after having lived for a couple years in (then Afrikaans) South Africa by accident, i returned home and ended up working in a Dutch owned...
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