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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,361
Posted By corrado26
If you have problems in getting a nice Afghan...

If you have problems in getting a nice Afghan jezail just visit him, he has enough for sale
corrado26
Forum: Swap Forum 31st July 2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By corrado26
Still on offer!

Still on offer!
Forum: European Armoury 31st July 2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By corrado26
Looking at the not too exakt way the rim is made...

Looking at the not too exakt way the rim is made I think it is a historism piece.
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 30th July 2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,755
Posted By corrado26
There is no more a Canadian base but a civilian...

There is no more a Canadian base but a civilian airport and there are no more Canadian soldiers in the area. Obviously you missed to visit one of the leading military museums of Germany in the castle...
Forum: European Armoury 29th July 2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By corrado26
Maydell is the name of a Baltic German belonging...

Maydell is the name of a Baltic German belonging to Uradel gender, which was several centuries in Estonia and there was one of the notorious families. In documents and texts of the first centuries,...
Forum: European Armoury 29th July 2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,755
Posted By corrado26
Yes, this is a set trigger which was very often...

Yes, this is a set trigger which was very often in use in France and in German regions next to the French border.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,743
Posted By corrado26
As you pass the Italian and Greek customs inside...

As you pass the Italian and Greek customs inside the EU there should be no control of the goods in your car. They may control just yourself that's all.

I do not know Italian prescriptions...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,743
Posted By corrado26
I think that there is no solution for this...

I think that there is no solution for this problem and the reason why I never buy anyhing at Italian auction houses. For you it will be probably cheaper to book a flight to Verona or plan a trip by...
Forum: European Armoury 20th July 2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,088
Posted By corrado26
Yes, you are right, they have all a half cock...

Yes, you are right, they have all a half cock detent on theit tumbler. These safety catches have been nothing than a second safety to prevent self ignition by unexpected movements on horseback

The...
Forum: European Armoury 19th July 2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,088
Posted By corrado26
This safety catch is very interesting and...

This safety catch is very interesting and certainly unique in the field of flintlock- or percussion firearns but it is certainly not better than a dog catch behind the cock. Both systems have the...
Forum: European Armoury 17th July 2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,088
Posted By corrado26
In the "Neue Stöckel" there is listed a...

In the "Neue Stöckel" there is listed a VIANNA at Oporto (Porto) ca. 1820-1860. In my foto archive I found these fotos of locks made in Portugal too.
cortrado26
Forum: European Armoury 14th July 2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By corrado26
Hi Philip, that's a wonderful advice and I'll try...

Hi Philip, that's a wonderful advice and I'll try to find an example of this certainly very interesting book. Thanks al lot
Udo
Forum: European Armoury 13th July 2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By corrado26
Spanish Miquelet Pistols

I am looking for a good book on civil and military Spanish Miquelet Pistols. Does anybody know wether such a book is or was on offer? I already have in my library the books of Keith Neal and James D....
Forum: European Armoury 10th July 2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By corrado26
Pedro AGUIRRE is listed in the "Neue...

Pedro AGUIRRE is listed in the "Neue Stöckel" twice, one at Eibar in 1763 and the other at Eibar in 1840 to 1850. The second is also listed by W. Keith Neal, Spanish Guns and Pistols at Eibar in...
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd July 2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By corrado26
Eduard Wagner, Hieb- & Stichwaffen

I offer for sale Eduard Wagner's impressive and and very interesting big book on swords, sabers, rapiers etc. Second edition 1969, 489 pages , 25x34x7cm, weight 3.420g. Very good condition with...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd July 2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By corrado26
I think this is a crossbow made at the end of the...

I think this is a crossbow made at the end of the 19th or at the beginning of the 20th century. Don't forget, that such crossbows have been made during all times for sport purposes or for children...
Forum: European Armoury 1st July 2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,938
Posted By corrado26
Here a foto of a Suhl made wheellock carbine of...

Here a foto of a Suhl made wheellock carbine of the houshold cavalry of the German emporer Ferdinand II. with the same cross & orb mark on its but.
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 29th June 2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By corrado26
Many, many thanks for these really very...

Many, many thanks for these really very interesting posts with lots of details that have been unknown to me until today. For your pleasure find two pictures of modern drawings/paintings of Captain...
Forum: Swap Forum 28th June 2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 890
Posted By corrado26
Sold! :cool:

Sold! :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 27th June 2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By corrado26
Queen Anne Pistol by John Harman, London

Some time ago I could afford a further Queen-Anne pistol made by John HARMAN of London. A very nice piece in good condition with the silver hallmarks of London and of the silversmith "JS" of James...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,297
Posted By corrado26
Nice to see my Qama once again :) corrado26

Nice to see my Qama once again :)
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By corrado26
Ok, if these pistols are made in Istanbul/Turkey,...

Ok, if these pistols are made in Istanbul/Turkey, why were they made in the beginning of the 20th century when muzzleloaders certainly have no longer been the state of the art? Tourist items?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By corrado26
and here comes the third pistol All three pistols...

and here comes the third pistol All three pistols are different but made in the same style.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By corrado26
Here a further pistol in the same collection

Here a further pistol in the same collection
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By corrado26
Old or new?

A friend of min e has in his collection three pistols that are totylly unknown to me. Such pistols I've never seen before and think that they are not too old and perhaps made in India. Maybe that...
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