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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 07:05 PM
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Posted By fernando
And four dots ;). .

And four dots ;).


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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By fernando
If you consider that one and the other serve the...

If you consider that one and the other serve the same purpose ... i won't oppose, Vitrix.
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By fernando
Places you see them are in early 'cannonry' as in...

Places you see them are in early 'cannonry' as in these two of mine.


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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By fernando
SCOPE OF THE FORUM ...

... As per my post #8 ;).

See HERE (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=23414) .



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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By fernando
Indeed Filipe, a system as old as already in use...

Indeed Filipe, a system as old as already in use in Classical Antiquity; Silo Italico (1st-2nd century) already made mention of it in his poems.

(depictions dated XIV and XVI centuries).


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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By fernando
okiemoss, it has now been estblished that, as you...

okiemoss, it has now been estblished that, as you expected, your sword is a 20th century replica.
As you have noticed by reading about this forum scope (purpose) in the front page, we don't basically...
Forum: European Armoury 26th January 2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By fernando
If they were meant to be marks, they would be...

If they were meant to be marks, they would be more visible (deeper) ?
Forum: European Armoury 26th January 2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By fernando
Splendid,Thomas :cool: . The three dots; you...

Splendid,Thomas :cool: .
The three dots; you mean those faded marks ?


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Forum: European Armoury 26th January 2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By fernando
Silly questions ...

One (question) nothing to do with the other ...

1 - We already saw here a few examples of these lances, as reputedly of European origin. No doubt about that; yet those exuberant bulbous...
Forum: European Armoury 26th January 2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By fernando
It is clear that the decoration is 'Spanishized'....

It is clear that the decoration is 'Spanishized'. Even the inscription is written in Latin alphabet senseless (?) wording. But that is something i left to okiemoss to see by himself :shrug: .


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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 538
Posted By fernando
The olive oil ...

Every time discussions were held here over how to preserve weaponry, among 'countless' suggestions, our finest member Matchlock (now deceased), always adviced olive oil as being the best stuff; that...
Forum: European Armoury 26th January 2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum, okiemoss :). I would not...

Welcome to the forum, okiemoss :).
I would not doubt this is a replica, but other members may confirm. These Jinetas were brought to the Peninsula by the Moors during their occupation.
You can see...
Forum: European Armoury 26th January 2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By fernando
Great find; just as Victrix has previously...

Great find; just as Victrix has previously spotted (post #7).
Just tell me something, Mark; is the cross section of your lance heads square ... or rectangular ?
The angle of the picture makes it a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 538
Posted By fernando
Just curious ...

Would you Gentlemem say that this kind of restoration should have not taken place ?

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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 538
Posted By fernando
Don't worry Sajen; the thread has not yet ended....

Don't worry Sajen; the thread has not yet ended. And while some non weapons restoring considerations took place, be sure your examples are being appreciated ;) .
Forum: European Armoury 25th January 2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By fernando
This being the head end of a lance, i don't see...

This being the head end of a lance, i don't see in its design any such purpose ... if you don't mind :o .
Forum: European Armoury 25th January 2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By fernando
Do you think so, Ricard ? ... with such (would...

Do you think so, Ricard ?
... with such (would be) long langets ?
Forum: European Armoury 25th January 2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By fernando
C'mon guys ... no comments ?

C'mon guys ... no comments ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 538
Posted By fernando
Points taken, thank you GP. I was not about to...

Points taken, thank you GP.
I was not about to 'scrub' coins, or treat them in such a manner that they would loose their print and hardly their patina, when it existed.
In any case i would only take...
Forum: European Armoury 24th January 2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,824
Posted By fernando
An artistic touch ;) .

An artistic touch ;) .
Forum: European Armoury 24th January 2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,824
Posted By fernando
I like the contrast with the pristine sword knot ...

I like the contrast with the pristine sword knot :) .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By fernando
I guess basically ... yes, Will.

I guess basically ... yes, Will.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 538
Posted By fernando
Red face I might be wrong, of course ...

Coins, stamps and antique weapons are certainly not the same thing.

I would not know a stamp can be restored; it surely demands high expertise.
But i have gathered coins for a couple years (before i...
Forum: European Armoury 24th January 2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By fernando
Thanks much, Udo. I had a feeling for French, but...

Thanks much, Udo. I had a feeling for French, but couldn't discern the St. Etienne mark.
... Nor did i make it that LOVIS was LOUIS :o .


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Forum: European Armoury 24th January 2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By fernando
GUN LOCK FOR ID ...

What would you guys say this is from ... British, French ?
Some help here ... please ?


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