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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 05:23 PM
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Posted By fernando
We never had the "July 4" format. We...

We never had the "July 4" format. We write day/month/year, like 04/07/2018, or skip the zeros (4/7/2018) or even shorten the year( 4/7/18). All those formats are consuetudinary.
However we are now...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 283
Posted By fernando
My German is absolute zero, but the page...

My German is absolute zero, but the page translates automatically into Portuguese as i open it. The way i see it, it has a (fixed) price still open for sale, reason why i asked, expecting to be wrong.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 283
Posted By fernando
Has this beautiful example already been sold, Ian...

Has this beautiful example already been sold, Ian ? :o .
Forum: European Armoury Today, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By fernando
Thanks much for your input, Rick; better late...

Thanks much for your input, Rick; better late than never :cool:.
This barrel belongs to a local fellow collector and we wouldn't doubt it was once mounted in a blunderbuss. Interestingly we have the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 50
Posted By fernando
Weird ! Not an old version of these typical water...

Weird !
Not an old version of these typical water canteens ? :o
... of course not :shrug: .

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Forum: European Armoury Today, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,167
Posted By fernando
You are outdated Captain ... Nowadays high end...

You are outdated Captain ...
Nowadays high end smiths provide a model to check on the work progression ;) .
Indeed this is my niece's young daughter; i wanted to put on the helmet myself but my ears...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,167
Posted By fernando
It was visible to connoisseurs that the visor of...

It was visible to connoisseurs that the visor of this helmet is a (much) later replacement. But skipping over such 'minor' detail, the worse was that the dimension and angle of its vision slits was...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By fernando
Yes, more likely, i would say. Isn't this an...

Yes, more likely, i would say.
Isn't this an Omani sword ? Not sure if the blade is European.
Forum: European Armoury 19th July 2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By fernando
Blade of what ... a sword, a dagger ? Anything to...

Blade of what ... a sword, a dagger ? Anything to show us ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th July 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 291
Posted By fernando
Oh, the European Armory would never dream to even...

Oh, the European Armory would never dream to even touch such Scholar essay in Ethno utensiles :o ;) :cool:.

The maximum one would dare add is that:
... la caracterÝstica muesca en la parte...
Forum: European Armoury 10th July 2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By fernando
Jarllo, I have sent you two PM's and you didn't...

Jarllo,

I have sent you two PM's and you didn't yet clarify what is the purpose of your repeated posts.
Have you acquired a helmet you want to post here for discussion ?
Have you tried to post...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th July 2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By fernando
Two warriors ...

Would the purpose be making these two resemble warriors from somewhere or would it be just a fantasy ?

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Forum: European Armoury 6th July 2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By fernando
What an excellent pistol by BERNAT CALAFELL but,...

What an excellent pistol by BERNAT CALAFELL but, what is wrong with you Dana ? Why didn't you just keep it ? :rolleyes: .
Forum: European Armoury 2nd July 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 862
Posted By fernando
Is that the best of you, Wayne ? Honestly ...

Is that the best of you, Wayne ?
Honestly :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By fernando
Sorry i (nearly) missed your post Ed. Seafood...

Sorry i (nearly) missed your post Ed. Seafood kitchen ... yes :cool: .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,437
Posted By fernando
So it seems indeed. As for origin, looking at the...

So it seems indeed. As for origin, looking at the perspective of various Spanish sources, they have no doubt that the "estoc" (a term of old french origin, meaning the 'point of a sword') if not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By fernando
Precious info Wayne, thanks. By the way, when...

Precious info Wayne, thanks.
By the way, when have you last been in these places ... hasn't Gilly's closed in 1989 ?
Guess we will have to find a similar alternative. San Jacinto site and the ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,437
Posted By fernando
Is that you holding that beautiful estoc Victrix...

Is that you holding that beautiful estoc Victrix ? Have you borrowed it from the Imperial Armoury ? Did you already return it ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By fernando
Thanks much for the info, kamals :cool: .

Thanks much for the info, kamals :cool: .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By fernando
I hope this is not the extreme year, Ed :shrug: ...

I hope this is not the extreme year, Ed :shrug: :o
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,437
Posted By fernando
Maybe the example at Istambul is something for a...

Maybe the example at Istambul is something for a different purpose, only the rod shape being coincidental. Having or not a sharp point could be due to time wearing or some accident make them becoming...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By fernando
Thank you for the heads up, Ed. Will certainly...

Thank you for the heads up, Ed. Will certainly look for one of those coffee cups.
Is it so hot, not now but, but end September, our travelling date ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,437
Posted By fernando
Roland, i am a bit hesitant at continuing with...

Roland, i am a bit hesitant at continuing with this interesting conversation, as by now is established that the example posted by Jen's that gave place to the present topic is navigating in a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,437
Posted By fernando
Maybe the one in Istambul was a variation of the...

Maybe the one in Istambul was a variation of the same device ?; or maybe the term "sharp" must be subject to interpretation...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,437
Posted By fernando
So it would be a Sikh weapon, said (quoting) to...

So it would be a Sikh weapon, said (quoting) to be made up of thin, sharp iron rod with a handle at one end, very dangerous. It is used to pierce in the human body...
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