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Forum: European Armoury Today, 10:51 AM
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Posted By fernando
Yes indeed :cool:

Yes indeed :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 13th September 2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 390
Posted By fernando
With a few more flowers, maybe ... although of...

With a few more flowers, maybe ... although of another typology ;)

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Forum: European Armoury 13th September 2014, 11:58 AM
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Posted By fernando
Cool Who doesn't have dog, hunts with a cat

Oh, how i wish to have a breech loading cannon (beršo) ... a small one would be fine :shrug:
For the time being i overcome my frustration with na´ve simulations ... in noble Afizelia wood :o

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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th September 2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 352
Posted By fernando
Amazing ! I'd never guess there are so many sword...

Amazing !
I'd never guess there are so many sword monuments out there !


A - CHACABUCO - CHILE
B - JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY
C - DIDGORI BATTLE - GEORGIA


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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th September 2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 352
Posted By fernando
So it must be, Stu; still i didn't locate the...

So it must be, Stu; still i didn't locate the entire monument pictures :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 12th September 2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By fernando
German blades ... why not ? The Spanish...

German blades ... why not ?
The Spanish possibility starts to evade.
However after a few thoughts, the word composition is so otherwise that i would not see it as a corruption or mispelling of a...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th September 2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 352
Posted By fernando
The Motherland calls - Volvograd. 91 mts. .

The Motherland calls - Volvograd. 91 mts.

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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th September 2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 352
Posted By fernando
I mean these. Are they as large as they look (to...

I mean these. Are they as large as they look (to me ) ? . :o

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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th September 2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 352
Posted By fernando
And what about the monument of this local hero...

And what about the monument of this local hero somewhere in Asia with two dhas crossed on his back ?
Don't remember where precisely ... Burma ? :o

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Forum: European Armoury 10th September 2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 390
Posted By fernando
A couple (forbidden) pictures connected with the...

A couple (forbidden) pictures connected with the discussed topic in the Daehnhardt farm.

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Forum: European Armoury 10th September 2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 390
Posted By fernando
Thsnk you so much for the link and for being so...

Thsnk you so much for the link and for being so thoughtful, Jasper :cool: .
As a matter of fact i know Rainer Daehnhardt, with whom i have a fair relation. A lot of knowledge that i transmit here in...
Forum: European Armoury 10th September 2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 390
Posted By fernando
Hoi Jasper, I assume you have a lot more...

Hoi Jasper,
I assume you have a lot more 'mileage' than me in these things; this is the first time i see a typical breech loading chamber combined with a lantaka cannon. Maybe this is common to your...
Forum: European Armoury 10th September 2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By fernando
Spanish ?

It seems as the dechiphering of these marks is far from being cracked.
I have been in contact with two specialists in Spanish swords. They both assume they are intrigued by this set up of words,...
Forum: European Armoury 9th September 2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 390
Posted By fernando
If you research a bit on this theme you will find...

If you research a bit on this theme you will find that in 'certain' commercial milieu the ageing of pieces is rather common. Also these lantakas were so popularized that the number of non functional...
Forum: European Armoury 9th September 2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 390
Posted By fernando
May i disagree or confess that i am in the least...

May i disagree or confess that i am in the least confused ? :confused: :o
The zigzag (bamboo shoot ) motives are in low relief and are usual for Asia. This would be one of the common components of...
Forum: European Armoury 8th September 2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 390
Posted By fernando
If i were your expert, my posts would be...

If i were your expert, my posts would be copyrighted :rolleyes: ;)
Forum: European Armoury 8th September 2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By fernando
My bad! I took it that your bringing about the...

My bad!
I took it that your bringing about the Portuguese Bom Jesus shipwreck was specificaly connected with throwing axes, and the attachments were those included in the article linked ... and not...
Forum: European Armoury 8th September 2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 390
Posted By fernando
A breech loading 'beršo' in a lantaka...

A breech loading 'beršo' in a lantaka dress.
Whether made in the West to trade in Asia or made in Asia with a Western touch.
Either an 'aged' non operational item for international trade or local...
Forum: European Armoury 8th September 2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By fernando
Hi Michl, Do you mean to say that German throwing...

Hi Michl,
Do you mean to say that German throwing axes were carried by Portuguese on their way to India as soon as in 1533 ?
Sorry for my blindness, but ... could you specify which attachment shows...
Forum: European Armoury 7th September 2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By fernando
Hi Jean-Luc, Have you searched for (pattern 1759)...

Hi Jean-Luc,
Have you searched for (pattern 1759) British Light Dragoon (Cavalry) Pistols ?
William Grice was a contractor to the Tower of London.
Forum: European Armoury 6th September 2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By fernando
Red face Hijacking the thread

Not that such is an impossible task. It all depends on the type of pin and how it is secured. You have them sometimes nearly falling off ... or even missing.
I had a look to examples in my...
Forum: European Armoury 6th September 2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By fernando
Great approach, Mark ... and excelent food for...

Great approach, Mark ... and excelent food for thought :cool: .
Say templarnight, why are you so sure that such appendix is a matchlock mechanism ? It is true you are able to observe the piece at...
Forum: European Armoury 6th September 2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By fernando
Hi swordcollector, As you can see, the images you...

Hi swordcollector,
As you can see, the images you posted did not appear, as your photobucket links are all mixed up.
On the other hand, photo hosts are not adviced, as they may be moved and will be...
Forum: European Armoury 5th September 2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By fernando
I should have thought of that !

I should have thought of that !
Forum: European Armoury 5th September 2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By fernando
Fascinating piece. I hope you have it identified ...

Fascinating piece. I hope you have it identified :cool: .
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