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Forum: Swap Forum 3rd March 2015, 01:21 PM
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Posted By fernando
Any offers ?

Any offers ?
Forum: European Armoury 3rd March 2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By fernando
Thanks a lot Ken; i will look into it.

Thanks a lot Ken; i will look into it.
Forum: European Armoury 2nd March 2015, 04:45 PM
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Views: 408
Posted By fernando
C'mon Cap'n ... Can't we make a joke any more ?...

C'mon Cap'n ... Can't we make a joke any more ? no stress at all ;) :cool:

I have given it another coat of pore (grain) filler. The result wasn't much, but i will leave as it is. I won't venture...
Forum: European Armoury 1st March 2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By fernando
Well Jasper, if this doesn't turn up 'too good to...

Well Jasper, if this doesn't turn up 'too good to be true', you have certainly made the deal of the year.
Can't wait to hear further news.
Forum: European Armoury 1st March 2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By fernando
Alright ... The design is mine ... but no...

Alright ...
The design is mine ... but no copyright applies ;) :D.
The massive parts (square cut and barrel cavity) were made at the carpenter; i wouldn't have the means an the hands (read my profile...
Forum: European Armoury 28th February 2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By fernando
Looks like this is usually included in the hand...

Looks like this is usually included in the hand cannon typology.
But with its 15 Kilos (over 33 pounds) it would need a Goliath to hold it bare hands for the shot.
So i thought i would better...
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By fernando
Hi Shakethetrees, Try and trim the size of your...

Hi Shakethetrees,
Try and trim the size of your images before you upload them; they may well do with 'half of the height' ;).

Concerning your interesting piece and not having the knowledge to...
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 61,480
Posted By fernando
If i get it right, you may better save the...

If i get it right, you may better save the selected images to your computer and upload (attach) from from there ... or simply copy the link to the thread you wish to show the images from.
By the way,...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd February 2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,396
Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum Mac :) Highly considerable...

Welcome to the forum Mac :)
Highly considerable point you got there.
Although the wheel of fortune is usually depicted with (four) characters and Lady Fortune herself sipinning the crank, as you...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd February 2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By fernando
For the point of context alright ;)

For the point of context alright ;)
Forum: European Armoury 22nd February 2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By fernando
Very nice example from the 18th century, typical...

Very nice example from the 18th century, typical of Santa Cruz de Mudela.
You may consider it a previlege that it still keeps the inscription very legible and even bears a considerable part of the...
Forum: European Armoury 19th February 2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By fernando
Thank you for your input, Ken. I have also made a...

Thank you for your input, Ken.
I have also made a brief research on electric welding; in fact the more recent development took place in 1907, that one using coated electrodes, a system so much ( the...
Forum: European Armoury 18th February 2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By fernando
The pictures above were taken (two) with a flash...

The pictures above were taken (two) with a flash and (one) with a bore inspection lamp.
Concerning the welding cord, it is easy to judge that it was made in the 20th century ... easier to understand...
Forum: European Armoury 18th February 2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By fernando
Hi Marcus, The distance between the touchole and...

Hi Marcus,
The distance between the touchole and the rear is practicaly the same as that from the bore bottom to such rear (9 cms.); only a couple milimeters difference.
Further down from the...
Forum: European Armoury 18th February 2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By fernando
A medieval hand cannon ... sturdy as can be

I have a dozen of these things in my collection; but never one so thich and heavy as this one.
With 29 cms length, this is not only the longest one i found but, with its rather thick walls (32 m/m...
Forum: European Armoury 17th February 2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 394
Posted By fernando
Yes, why not ? :o

Yes, why not ? :o
Forum: European Armoury 17th February 2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 394
Posted By fernando
A very small example indeed ... with an extremely...

A very small example indeed ... with an extremely short handle.
Forum: European Armoury 16th February 2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 394
Posted By fernando
And what is the blade length, by the way ?

And what is the blade length, by the way ?
Forum: European Armoury 16th February 2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 317
Posted By fernando
This meaning that the (Austrian) plate of the...

This meaning that the (Austrian) plate of the lock remained the same; only the firing mechanisms having being replaced.
Alright then :shrug: .
Forum: European Armoury 16th February 2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 317
Posted By fernando
So we have that Lean-Luc's (Cerjak) pistol bears...

So we have that Lean-Luc's (Cerjak) pistol bears the Liege proof mark on the barrel and the Austrian eagle and date of manufacture on the lock.
What does this bring us to ? If it was sent to Liege...
Forum: European Armoury 15th February 2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 317
Posted By fernando
In other words ... Your example would be the...

In other words ...

Your example would be the Austrian cavalry pistol Model 1798. This pistol type later became Model 1851 when it received the Augustin system percussion lock. Some surplus of this...
Forum: European Armoury 15th February 2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 317
Posted By fernando
Isn't that the Poinçon de Liege, Jean-Luc ? :o...

Isn't that the Poinçon de Liege, Jean-Luc ? :o .
... and isn't the one you found similar, the same model later converted to percussion ?

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Forum: Swap Forum 13th February 2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By fernando
bump

bump
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By fernando
I am glad you enjoyed the visit, Bhushan :)...

I am glad you enjoyed the visit, Bhushan :)
They had a shop in the cannon yard, with coffee, souvenirs and publications (also in english i think) but this space is closed for already some time; i...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By fernando
Hi happen to know Portugal ( :D ) and...

Hi happen to know Portugal ( :D ) and recommendations were already given in post #2 ... if you care to look ;)
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