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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 07:22 PM
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Posted By fernando
You are right Jens; i am aware of that. I was...

You are right Jens; i am aware of that.
I was more focusing on the particularity that each interpreter mentions measure units that are so distant in length from each other. Braces have nothing to do...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2019, 05:59 PM
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Posted By fernando
Which i and my wife* are fans of; half dozen...

Which i and my wife* are fans of; half dozen varities in the spices chest.
*She is a Caucasian but has grown up in Mošambique ... were she caught me, during my army service.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2019, 05:49 PM
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Posted By fernando
A bit too heavy, though ... despite Fermi's...

A bit too heavy, though ... despite Fermi's formula. No hollow parts ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2019, 05:32 PM
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Posted By fernando
Ariel, i confess i wouldn't realize that being a...

Ariel, i confess i wouldn't realize that being a Chef was within the range of your abilities. I take it that skipping the plastified turkey and opt for (not over) cooking leg of lamb is a strategy to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2019, 04:49 PM
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Posted By fernando
Do i see some misunderstanding with the braccia...

Do i see some misunderstanding with the braccia interpretation ?

One braccia, italian for fathom, is equivalent to approx. 1,83cm.
Reason why i commentd in my post #63 that two fatoms, allegedly...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2019, 02:00 PM
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Posted By fernando
Hello Jens, I wonder whether you have suggested...

Hello Jens,
I wonder whether you have suggested that it was time to stop posting in this thread beause of critics (read complaints) over freewheeling material or if you were yourself tired with such...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th November 2019, 08:17 AM
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Posted By fernando
Appraisals to be discussed by PM (private...

Appraisals to be discussed by PM (private message).
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,202
Posted By fernando
What i have i read out there ...

... Celebri furono i maestri spadari come Pietro da Formegan, Giandonato Ferara (fratello del pi¨ noto Andrea) *, e i fratelli Giorgio e Giuseppe Giorgiutti da Agordo, dei quali si possono ammirare...
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,202
Posted By fernando
DONE...

DONE (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?p=127821#post127821)
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,744
Posted By fernando
It takes some time to open ... but it works ...

It takes some time to open ... but it works :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 12th November 2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,744
Posted By fernando
Websites not allowed to visit ? :confused: .

Websites not allowed to visit ? :confused: .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2019, 08:31 PM
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Posted By fernando
Very ...very nice :cool: .

Very ...very nice :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 10th November 2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By fernando
Red face A bit of name game

I can not locate the article in which Calvˇ defines the BOCA DE CABALLO (http://www.catalogacionarmas.com/public/49-Conchas.pdf) as having started prior to the 1728 ordnance model. The source where...
Forum: European Armoury 10th November 2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By fernando
Interesting; i had this unshakable idea that, the...

Interesting; i had this unshakable idea that, the 'dissimilar shells' (per Midelburgo) perpetuated as BOCA DE CABALLO, was a one and only Spanish invention. Noting that, even though written material...
Forum: European Armoury 10th November 2019, 01:29 PM
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Views: 466
Posted By fernando
Your interesting entry enticed me to spell out...

Your interesting entry enticed me to spell out some digressing, Jim, if i may ...
... in that is noticeable (to me) that even the most authorized authors do not reject the "long shot" number. One...
Forum: European Armoury 9th November 2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By fernando
Bizarre

In fact EM ALEMANHA sounds very Portuguese; despite such wording doesn't frequently appear, it does show up now and then.
Hoever the letterings on the other face, which 'regularly' show the name of...
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By fernando
Wayne, i have already been through that with Ken...

Wayne, i have already been through that with Ken (post #14). It is completely out of question :shrug:.
Size and weight in my post #4.
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By fernando
Well ... that is re-encouraging, Lee. Thank you...

Well ... that is re-encouraging, Lee. Thank you for your precious entry :cool: .
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 8th November 2019, 03:48 PM
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Posted By fernando
Pictures ... .

Pictures ...


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Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By fernando
Thank you for the hint, Ken ... but i don't think...

Thank you for the hint, Ken ... but i don't think so; neither the shape, nor the size ... or the material, etc. :shrug: :o
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By fernando
That is rather comforting ... thank you. I was...

That is rather comforting ... thank you.
I was told the area that it came from (post #7); a small penisula once occupied by the Romans until the 6th century. Whether it was excavated from under the...
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
Posted By fernando
Excelent finding, Bruno. Assuming the auctioner...

Excelent finding, Bruno.
Assuming the auctioner is certain of what he offered, both swords date can be placed on the XVIII century.
Apparently this time the engraver went right to business and first...
Forum: European Armoury 7th November 2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
Posted By fernando
While i thought i would not venture any further...

While i thought i would not venture any further conclusions unless i had a solid evidence to crack the inscription riddle, perhaps a couple hints on the subject would be pertinent ... i guess ...
Forum: European Armoury 7th November 2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By fernando
I see your point Mel but, i am reluctant to...

I see your point Mel but, i am reluctant to digest that this is a non weapon implement. Not so much a question of common sense but, i would be frustrated to realize that i acquired something i wasn't...
Forum: European Armoury 7th November 2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
Posted By fernando
Quite a pertinent approach, Will.

Quite a pertinent approach, Will.
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