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Forum: European Armoury 22nd November 2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Dear Will M, would you be able to narrow down...

Dear Will M, would you be able to narrow down from which time proud is this armor?
Forum: European Armoury 21st November 2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Thank you all for your honest opinion. I am...

Thank you all for your honest opinion. I am still a bit puzzled, but at least I know what direction my research should head.
If you will have any more information about other marking, I would...
Forum: European Armoury 20th November 2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Please Help Identify late 18C to 19C European Breast and Back Plate

I have recently acquired European Breast and Back Plate. The seller was not positively sure what region this item is from. Judging by the it’s condition he assumed that it dates back from late 18C...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,416
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Thanks all of you for the help. It is too bad...

Thanks all of you for the help. It is too bad that it turned out to be a modern made knife but it was worth a try.

Thanks,
Aleks
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,416
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Thank you kahnjar1. I would not be surprised,...

Thank you kahnjar1. I would not be surprised, but I would love to make sure that it is a reproduction before I get rid of it. I appreciate your input.

Thanks,
Aleks
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,416
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Kukri Knife for ID

Hi,
I just bought a nice looking kukri knife on a flea market. I basically took a gamble since the price was so low. The blade looks pattern but it might be a false one. Basically I do not have a...
Forum: European Armoury 1st October 2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,216
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Sorry for the messed up spelling. I meant “I was...

Sorry for the messed up spelling. I meant “I was able to safely remove the handle off the blade” NOT “dangle”. :)
Forum: European Armoury 29th September 2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,216
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Hi, I was able to safely remove the dandle off...

Hi,
I was able to safely remove the dandle off the blade. Under it I have revealed two markings. Unfortunately, they surface was heavily corroded. I have cleaned it to my best ability. I hope...
Forum: European Armoury 28th September 2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,216
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Hi Fernando, Thank you for your input. I do not...

Hi Fernando,
Thank you for your input. I do not think that that is lettering but I might be wrong. The other side of the blade has identical decoration. Please see the photo below for a better...
Forum: European Armoury 28th September 2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,216
Posted By Antique Arsenal
I have one more thing to add. I just found out...

I have one more thing to add.
I just found out that the grip is connected to the blade with a nut through top of the pommel. This nut could be easily removed, without damaging the sword, with help...
Forum: European Armoury 27th September 2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,216
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Thank you both for your opinions. You input is...

Thank you both for your opinions. You input is greatly appreciated. I was hoping that the shape of the guard is a monogram and I will be able to track it down. In any case I really love this sword...
Forum: European Armoury 27th September 2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,216
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Awesome Hanger Sword for ID and Comments

Recently I have purchased a beautiful hanger sword. The seller stated that it is “18th C. French or Hungarian Hanger Sword Possibly Naval Cutlass”. However, he was not definite of this...
Forum: European Armoury 5th May 2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,949
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Question about English Officers Spadroon Small Sword

Hi everyone,
I really hoping that you guys can help me with finding out more about this sword. I can defiantly say that it is an English Officers Spadroon Small Sword. It greatly resembles 1786...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th May 2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,029
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Thank you Gavin. I will try to find this...

Thank you Gavin. I will try to find this discussion. I appreciate your help.

Thanks,
Aleks
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th May 2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,029
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Please Help Me to Identify this Helmet.

I was hoping that somebody could help me with identifying this helmet. I have been told that that it originates from 19th century China or Tibet. It might be correct but I think that Korea and...
Forum: European Armoury 21st September 2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,190
Posted By Antique Arsenal
I am just speculating here but I think that when...

I am just speculating here but I think that when solid rod is used it would transfer a good amount of force to the arm of person who is holding the club. That would cause him to get tired faster or...
Forum: European Armoury 20th September 2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,190
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Hi everyone I just wanted to post one of the...

Hi everyone I just wanted to post one of the pictures I have of WWI Austrian Club. If you want to I can provide the translation of the text below latter on.
Thanks,
Aleks
Forum: European Armoury 20th September 2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,190
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Thank you very much for this note. I should have...

Thank you very much for this note. I should have known better and done a better research.
Thanks,
Aleks
Forum: European Armoury 20th September 2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,190
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Sorry that I am replying only now. I was out of...

Sorry that I am replying only now. I was out of the city for a week. The club itself measures 23”. That is from the bottom of the top spike to the bottom of the handle. Does it necessary mean...
Forum: European Armoury 10th September 2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,190
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Bryan I also wanted to note that tranche...

Bryan I also wanted to note that tranche percussion weapons were not only manufactured in closest settlements and the tranches themselves but also in countries like Grate Brittan Germany. They were...
Forum: European Armoury 10th September 2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,190
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Hi Berkley, I am kind of disappointed to see this...

Hi Berkley,
I am kind of disappointed to see this illustration. I have to admit that it does greatly resemble my club. I will take the measurement as soon as I come back home.
Thanks,
Aleks
Forum: European Armoury 10th September 2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,190
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Hi Bryan, I did open a discussion called “maces...

Hi Bryan,
I did open a discussion called “maces clubs and other” in Ethnographic Arms Forum. I did mention trenching clubs there but nobody gave me any good answers regarding this exqample. ...
Forum: European Armoury 7th September 2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,190
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Please Help Me to Identify this Trenching Club

Hi Everyone,
just recently I bought this item and I think that it is a trenching club of WWI period. At first I thought that it has German origin because of its shape but now I am not sure. On the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,567
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Vandoo what do you think regarding the...

Vandoo what do you think regarding the decorations on the head. Do they resemble a European or Persian style?

Thanks,
Aleks
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,567
Posted By Antique Arsenal
Thanks you Vandoo. I appreciate you...

Thanks you Vandoo. I appreciate you oppinion.

Thanks,
Aleks
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