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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 04:55 PM
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Posted By corrado26
I'd really extend your thanks and compliments to...

I'd really extend your thanks and compliments to Bob Brooker, but as far as I know he is rather ill and do not know wether my email will reach him or not. I have to thank him too very much because I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 208
Posted By corrado26
Why should this barrel be local? As far as I can...

Why should this barrel be local? As far as I can see there are the British proofmarks on it!
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury Today, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 283
Posted By corrado26
That's no nonsense, tha's correct :)

That's no nonsense, tha's correct :)
Forum: European Armoury Today, 02:34 PM
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Posted By corrado26
and here a Howdah pistol of my collection. This...

and here a Howdah pistol of my collection. This one has a flintlock and was made by Bond in London. Its smooth bore barrel has a calibre of 17,5mm.
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury Today, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 283
Posted By corrado26
Why not shoot with the stock attached? It...

Why not shoot with the stock attached? It certainly depended on the rules given at the range and the kind of competition - the same as today
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 208
Posted By corrado26
There are clear differences between the crowns...

There are clear differences between the crowns and DUBLIN CASTLE signatures on the original pistol of the BROOKER collection and the pistol in question. See the fotos and decide for yourself. Very...
Forum: European Armoury Today, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 283
Posted By corrado26
As both pistols have a set trigger and because of...

As both pistols have a set trigger and because of the separate butt these are certainly no duelling pistols but are made for the shooting range.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 208
Posted By corrado26
I have in my now more than 55 years of...

I have in my now more than 55 years of collecting of firearms of the 16th to the 19th century seen lots of pistols and guns made at Liège that have no ELG mark on their barrels.
Here you see two...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 208
Posted By corrado26
I beliefe that this pistol has been made in...

I beliefe that this pistol has been made in another country!
In the second half of the 19th century Liège gunmakers tried to buy as much as possible surplus muzzleloader weapons or their single...
Forum: European Armoury 15th January 2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 467
Posted By corrado26
Fernando, I have this book in my library and I...

Fernando, I have this book in my library and I know this drawing, but unfortunately it doesn't help to identify the origin of this pistol. But this is another topic and has nothing to do with your...
Forum: European Armoury 15th January 2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 467
Posted By corrado26
Could it perhaps be that the originally fluted...

Could it perhaps be that the originally fluted frizzen face was used and so replaced by the one shown today? Maybe tghe work of a village smith? I have in my collection a miquelet pistol whose origin...
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By corrado26
I found nearly the same pistol in the collection...

I found nearly the same pistol in the collection of Dutch pistols of Robert E. Brooker in the U.S.
The only thing that is missing is the belt hook device. It also shows what he describes as...
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By corrado26
What else than a belthook should this device be...

What else than a belthook should this device be for? I made a drawing how this hook fits in the recess so that it cannot move when the screw is tightly screwed. Your objection because of the rammrod...
Forum: European Armoury 13th January 2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By corrado26
Unidentified pistol

In my collection there is a pistol that shows the VOC mark of the Dutch Vereenigte Company on its barrel. Obviously the pistol used to have a belthook that is missing but its fixing device is still...
Forum: European Armoury 13th January 2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 467
Posted By corrado26
Here are three locks a la Romana from the book of...

Here are three locks a la Romana from the book of "Agostino Gaibi, Armi da Fuoco Italiane", All three are very similar to the lock in question. Whereas the upper lock has no signature, the locki in...
Forum: European Armoury 12th January 2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By corrado26
Thanks a lot for showing your Queen-Anne pistols....

Thanks a lot for showing your Queen-Anne pistols. It is very intersting to see the same sideplate as with my example of John HARMAN. Is there any LONDON adress on your pistol? In case you'd like to...
Forum: European Armoury 10th January 2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By corrado26
This pair is certainly not French made. For me...

This pair is certainly not French made. For me these are typical south German or Bohemian flintlock pistols converted to percussion around 1830. They cannot originally be percussion pistols because...
Forum: European Armoury 8th January 2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By corrado26
I think this is a German pistol made around...

I think this is a German pistol made around 1750/70. The backward curl at the trigger, the form of the sideplate and the pronounced butt are typical. The pistol shows no signature of the gunsmith...
Forum: European Armoury 6th January 2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By corrado26
No answers of the owner? Makes me pensif because...

No answers of the owner? Makes me pensif because I was looking forward to an interesting discussion. Obviously I was wrong!
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd January 2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By corrado26
That's what I wrote in my post. I never said that...

That's what I wrote in my post. I never said that it was made in England! Yes, it was made in India, not in England and maybe not under british superversion
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd January 2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By corrado26
Here are fotos of the carbine for mounted police...

Here are fotos of the carbine for mounted police P58
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 2nd January 2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By corrado26
In my foto archive I found nearly the same pistol...

In my foto archive I found nearly the same pistol with an attachable shoulder stock made as says the mark on the barrel at St. Eteinne in France.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By corrado26
I think the origin of this gun is india. It...

I think the origin of this gun is india. It should have been made after the Sepoy mutiny of 1857 for the police troops of the East India Company. In cotrast to the British forces in India the native...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd January 2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By corrado26
I have doubts if the blade of the sabre shown...

I have doubts if the blade of the sabre shown with the motto "Pro deo et Patria" is a French one.
During the revolution of 1789 until 1804 all symbols of christianity have been destroyed and over...
Forum: European Armoury 1st January 2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By corrado26
After having consulted the book "Les Sabres...

After having consulted the book "Les Sabres portés par l'armée Francaise" de Lhoste/Resek I tend to say that this sabre is a "sabre d'officier supérieur de Cavalerie légère, modèle à l'orientale...
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