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Forum: European Armoury Today, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By corrado26
There is a very good book published by the Danish...

There is a very good book published by the Danish Arms and Armour Society as yearbook 2000:
Yurij A. Miller, Caucasian Arms from the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg.
After this I located the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By corrado26
You are really a very wise man :) corrado26

You are really a very wise man :)
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By corrado26
Russian cossack pistol

Just to look at and for information:
A Russian miquelet pistol probably made in Georgia. The stock is made of two separat parts and interesting is the bulbous butt with an overcoat of red leather...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By corrado26
I cannot see how it should be possible to pour...

I cannot see how it should be possible to pour powder out of this flask into a pan
:confused:
Forum: European Armoury 17th September 2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 809
Posted By corrado26
I found this mark in a German book:...

I found this mark in a German book: "Wendelin Boeheim, Handbuch der Waffenkunde". The translation is: Unknown, probably mark of a blade smith at Brescia 16th century. A scan of a page of the...
Forum: European Armoury 17th September 2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 809
Posted By corrado26
I found this mark in a German book:...

I found this mark in a German book: "Wendelin Boeheim, Handbuch der Waffenkunde". The translation is: Unknown, probably mark of a blade smith at Brescia 16th century.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,719
Posted By corrado26
For me the sword of the foto in post #30 comes...

For me the sword of the foto in post #30 comes from the same source as yours. Sorry, I take even this one for a bad fake. And if you have a Russian collector who wants to have it, sell it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,719
Posted By corrado26
The same I said with less words in post #12....

The same I said with less words in post #12.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,719
Posted By corrado26
Simply a look at the ridiculous bad quality of...

Simply a look at the ridiculous bad quality of the engravings of the blade that never would have been accepted in old times shows impressivly that this sword is a fake only made for deceiving...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,719
Posted By corrado26
I think this is one of hundreds of extremely well...

I think this is one of hundreds of extremely well made fakes coming up from Russia in the last years what was reason enough for me to stop every deal with Russian or Polish dealers or collectors. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th September 2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By corrado26
Thank you very much, I should have seen it...

Thank you very much, I should have seen it myself
:rolleyes:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th September 2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By corrado26
Parang Nabur?

Last month I could buy a sword of which I think it is a Parang Nabur of south Borneo. What I'd like to know is what reason was the iron detail at the end of the grip made for?
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 29th August 2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By corrado26
Nothing else I said: 1586 plus 200 = 1786 = 18...

Nothing else I said: 1586 plus 200 = 1786 = 18 century, am I right??? :rolleyes:
Forum: European Armoury 28th August 2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By corrado26
Could be a Polish sabre. The script at the blade...

Could be a Polish sabre. The script at the blade is "STEPHANUS REX POLONIAE ET RUSSIAE" what was the Polish and Russian-Lithuanian king Stephan Batory between 1533 and 1586. Certainly the blade is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,735
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: 778
Posted By corrado26
Still on offer!

Still on offer!
Forum: European Armoury 31st July 2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
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: 1,980
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: 1,222
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: 1,980
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: 2,219
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: 2,219
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: 1,312
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: 1,312
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: 1,312
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
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