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Forum: European Armoury 10th December 2017, 10:42 PM
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Posted By M ELEY
Merry Christmas to all! I do look forward to your...

Merry Christmas to all! I do look forward to your Christmas post every year, Cathey! Thanks for taking the time. Now, if you are distributing those items on the wall as gifts, any of the baskets will...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd December 2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By M ELEY
Hello Rick, In regards to the hole between the...

Hello Rick,

In regards to the hole between the hammer and catch, yes, it appears to be threaded. On the direct opposite side of the lock, corresponding to where this "screw" would thread through,...
Forum: European Armoury 1st December 2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By M ELEY
Thanks again Rick, for your attention to this...

Thanks again Rick, for your attention to this piece and your valued knowledge on the subject. The earlier dating (third quarter 17th c.) is a blessing, because it indeed places it in the time of the...
Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By M ELEY
Oh my heavenly God!!! Fernando, I am blown...

Oh my heavenly God!!!

Fernando, I am blown away to see your collection (and theme)fully displayed like this!! We have discussed pieces of your collection over time, but to see it all together like...
Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By M ELEY
Thank you, gentlemen. I'm actually having better...

Thank you, gentlemen. I'm actually having better luck taking pics with my wife's cellphone, so perhaps my skills will soon improve! Fernando, I still bet you could shoot a few pics of your rapiers...
Forum: European Armoury 28th November 2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By M ELEY
Thank you Jim, Richard, and Fernando for your...

Thank you Jim, Richard, and Fernando for your comments. Jim, I can always get you with a pirate theme, my commodore! :D Yes, gents, I will dump the old camera and get something better. soon!
Forum: European Armoury 28th November 2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By M ELEY
Will hopefully get more pics soon. In the...

Will hopefully get more pics soon. In the meantime, here's another with very similar pan, screwed trigger guard and a spanner (?) over the...
Forum: European Armoury 25th November 2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By M ELEY
"If you get a chance, can you take a couple...

"If you get a chance, can you take a couple more photos of the frizzen and pan area from different angles ? Thanks."

Rick



Absolutely, Rick, and this time with a cell phone that takes better pics...
Forum: European Armoury 25th November 2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By M ELEY
Fernando, I agree. I've had it with the cheapo...

Fernando, I agree. I've had it with the cheapo camera and will upgrade, perhaps you would like to send me one as a Christmas present?! :D :rolleyes:

Ibrahiim, I agree. I've had my eye on a real...
Forum: European Armoury 25th November 2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By M ELEY
Note that this musket isn't stamped. I know not...

Note that this musket isn't stamped. I know not all were, but is this any indication of where it was used? Wouldn't an English CW gun have the proper government marking? Export? To the Americas?
Forum: European Armoury 25th November 2017, 02:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By M ELEY
Thanks, drdavid! :)

Thanks, drdavid! :)
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By M ELEY
Pewter items dating to the Age of Sail, along...

Pewter items dating to the Age of Sail, along with Revolutionary War era items, such as the powder keg, tell a story about the items.
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By M ELEY
I've added some pieces to my collection that the...

I've added some pieces to my collection that the average onlooker might not understand, such as the blue white china Imari dish (18th c.). Believe it or not, many pieces of Chinese/Japanese porcelain...
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By M ELEY
Weapons display 'themes'

I know we have discussed display racks, holders and cases over the years, but I wasn't sure if we had touched on so called 'theme' background ephemera supporting the type sword, sword history,...
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 459
Posted By M ELEY
Excellent, excellent, excellent! Great pics of...

Excellent, excellent, excellent! Great pics of the multiple pierced French hilt types!
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By M ELEY
Last ones-

The last, I promise! Unless more requested, that is- :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By M ELEY
More pics-

Pics...
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By M ELEY
More dog lock!

Note the stock end doesn't look like it ever had a butt plate. The lock looks snug with the stock, no gaps and the metal patina matches the barrel. I know we discussed that the lock might be a...
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By M ELEY
More pics...

Here we go again. Some are better, some not so great. After these, if there are any specific views anyone wants, let me know!
Mark
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By M ELEY
This one from an auction site,already...

This one from an auction site,already sold...

http://www.ambroseantiques.com/flongarms/dog.htm
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2017, 02:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 620
Posted By M ELEY
Great additions, Ibrahiim. You brought up a good...

Great additions, Ibrahiim. You brought up a good point that just because a weapon went to sea didn't mean its exclusive function in that regard. Obviously, marine troops on ships were used for land...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd November 2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By M ELEY
By all means, post my friend, as it adds to the...

By all means, post my friend, as it adds to the knowledge of these pieces and to the discussion at hand. When I get the pics, I'll simply throw them in!
Forum: European Armoury 23rd November 2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 894
Posted By M ELEY
Hello Rick and thank you so much for the good...

Hello Rick and thank you so much for the good news on the gun. The story behind it was I picked it up at a very high end art and antiques gallery locally. It formally belonged to an English fellow...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd November 2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 620
Posted By M ELEY
Exactly, Ibrahiim. Thanks again for posting this...

Exactly, Ibrahiim. Thanks again for posting this information, especially the charts on cutlass drill. I think it is a welcome edition to this forum for future collectors and historians!
Forum: European Armoury 23rd November 2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 459
Posted By M ELEY
Excellent acquisition, Norman! Like Jim, I had...

Excellent acquisition, Norman! Like Jim, I had never seen nor been aware of this pattern sword! Of note are the two oval cut-out designs to the guard base, seen on the French officer's pattern naval...
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