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Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By corrado26
Dear Pukka Bandook, sorry no, the barrel of my...

Dear Pukka Bandook,

sorry no, the barrel of my pistol has no lug to set a wrench, but you are right, it is very unusual that there is such a short stock. But in the collection of the Ruestkammer at...
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 297
Posted By corrado26
That's an error, the barrel does not turn off!...

That's an error, the barrel does not turn off! And as I wrote before, the grooves are twisted what would not make any sense if these grooves would have been just for a key.
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 297
Posted By corrado26
Ok, my mistake, screwable is the expression....

Ok, my mistake, screwable is the expression.

Here is a pistol of my collection made by Andreas Erttel gunmaker to the court of Saxony with a rifled barrel. The twisted grooves go down the barrel...
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 297
Posted By corrado26
There are lots of military guns - not rifles -...

There are lots of military guns - not rifles - with a rather thin wall thickness. These have mostly been fusilier-guns which could be loaded either quickly with a simple roll bullet or if there...
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 297
Posted By corrado26
Why do you think this is a fake rifling?...

Why do you think this is a fake rifling? :confused:
As the back of the barrel is fluted at its surface I think this pistol has been made in Italy.
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 10th February 2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By corrado26
Here is another picture of an Austrian husar...

Here is another picture of an Austrian husar sabre for officers about 1744 with similar details of the blade. The drawings of the blade in question, especially the shield and arms on one side visible...
Forum: European Armoury 31st January 2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By corrado26
In Agostino Gaibi, Armi da Fuoco Italiane there...

In Agostino Gaibi, Armi da Fuoco Italiane there is an extensive list of Italian gunmakers from 1500-1850. I found there three gunmakers with the initials "PF" working in the time from ca. 1660 to...
Forum: European Armoury 30th January 2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By corrado26
I found the following items in Heribert Seitz,...

I found the following items in Heribert Seitz, Blankwaffen, Volume I and in the catalogue of the Wallace Collection, European Arms and Armour, nr. 539
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 29th January 2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By corrado26
This type of pistol with its large muzzle has had...

This type of pistol with its large muzzle has had certainly nothing to do with the Esat India Company. Cassaignard mainly produced these trombone pistoles for the use on bord of ships. For many a...
Forum: European Armoury 27th January 2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By corrado26
I think yes. The orderer tried in this case to...

I think yes. The orderer tried in this case to minimize the costs, thats all.
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 27th January 2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By corrado26
I dismantled the pistol: No, not a single sign or...

I dismantled the pistol: No, not a single sign or mark, really nothing :confused:
Forum: European Armoury 27th January 2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By corrado26
Trombone pistol with brass barrel and lockplate

Last week I got this pistol with a very nice brass barrel and a brass lockplate. Unfortunately it is not signed by its maker but the style of the barrel and the stock makes me think that it was made...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,441
Posted By corrado26
Yes, it is and thanks Ibrahiim we finally came to...

Yes, it is and thanks Ibrahiim we finally came to an end
corrado26 :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,441
Posted By corrado26
Ok, sorry, I misunderstood! Than just forget my...

Ok, sorry, I misunderstood! Than just forget my last post concerning this.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,441
Posted By corrado26
Fitting work marks show that all parts of this...

Fitting work marks show that all parts of this pistol belong together. They have been struck after dismantling the pistol for further processes and make sure that at the final assembly the right...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,441
Posted By corrado26
As far as I can see, all pistols in the fotos...

As far as I can see, all pistols in the fotos above are made in a typical British style of the East India Company and like these originals have their mounts made of cast brass which are much easierly...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,441
Posted By corrado26
As I wrote in post #10 I think that the stock...

As I wrote in post #10 I think that the stock and the iron mounts are totally new, to produce such items it needs heavy machinery and I have my severe doubts wether such machinery could have been in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,441
Posted By corrado26
.........and you really belief that this...

.........and you really belief that this "HERBERT" written in a letter type like Times New Roman has been made in an Afghan backyard shop?
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,441
Posted By corrado26
I'd really extend your thanks and compliments to...

I'd really extend your thanks and compliments to Bob Brooker, but as far as I know he is rather ill and do not know wether my email will reach him or not. I have to thank him too very much because I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,441
Posted By corrado26
Why should this barrel be local? As far as I can...

Why should this barrel be local? As far as I can see there are the British proofmarks on it!
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 20th January 2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 698
Posted By corrado26
That's no nonsense, tha's correct :)

That's no nonsense, tha's correct :)
Forum: European Armoury 20th January 2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,154
Posted By corrado26
and here a Howdah pistol of my collection. This...

and here a Howdah pistol of my collection. This one has a flintlock and was made by Bond in London. Its smooth bore barrel has a calibre of 17,5mm.
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 20th January 2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 698
Posted By corrado26
Why not shoot with the stock attached? It...

Why not shoot with the stock attached? It certainly depended on the rules given at the range and the kind of competition - the same as today
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,441
Posted By corrado26
There are clear differences between the crowns...

There are clear differences between the crowns and DUBLIN CASTLE signatures on the original pistol of the BROOKER collection and the pistol in question. See the fotos and decide for yourself. Very...
Forum: European Armoury 20th January 2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 698
Posted By corrado26
As both pistols have a set trigger and because of...

As both pistols have a set trigger and because of the separate butt these are certainly no duelling pistols but are made for the shooting range.
corrado26
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