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Forum: European Armoury 23rd October 2021, 06:23 PM
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Under British control the arsenals of Taebris and...

Under British control the arsenals of Taebris and Isfahan had since 1810 more or less successful sztarted to built firearms after British patterns. Because of lacking effectivity this was stopped in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2021, 08:13 AM
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Posted By corrado26
This is what I think a very tasteful...

This is what I think a very tasteful presentation, thanks for showing!
Forum: European Armoury 17th October 2021, 02:09 PM
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Posted By corrado26
A production start at Pottenstein in 1765 is IMHO...

A production start at Pottenstein in 1765 is IMHO impossible because Melchior Steiner was baptised not before novembre 21. 1762. But as there are sabres with the Pottenstein signature of the year...
Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2021, 01:46 PM
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Views: 4,117
Posted By corrado26
This was the reason why i reposted my post!

This was the reason why i reposted my post!
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2021, 07:44 AM
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Posted By corrado26
bump = posted again

bump = posted again
Forum: European Armoury 10th October 2021, 02:28 PM
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Posted By corrado26
bump

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Forum: European Armoury 8th October 2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By corrado26
The "CT"-monogram belongs to Carl Theodor since...

The "CT"-monogram belongs to Carl Theodor since decembre 1742 as Charles IV. elector of the Palatina and Duke of Juelich-Berg. Since decembre 1777 he was as Charles II. elector of Bavaria.
Forum: European Armoury 7th October 2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By corrado26
A German (?) dagger or stiletto

Completion to my collection of iron daggers and stilettos, remarks are invited. Total length is 235 mm, length of blade 135 mm, width of blade 10 mm weight 267 g or 9 3/8 ounces for thos who prefer...
Forum: European Armoury 1st October 2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,035
Posted By corrado26
Thanks a lot for your help. Maybe that the...

Thanks a lot for your help. Maybe that the mention of Spain as probable origin hits the nail: I got it from a Spanish collector.
Forum: European Armoury 30th September 2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,024
Posted By corrado26
Cool After my understanding this name cannot be...

After my understanding this name cannot be English, because in the English language the word "company" is written with an "y" at the end, not with an "ie" as is the case in France or Germany
Forum: European Armoury 30th September 2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,024
Posted By corrado26
The key to the solution is certainly the...

The key to the solution is certainly the signature at the hilt. I can read MORSDL & Cie", the "DL" is uncertain. Maybe someone here knows this name?
Forum: European Armoury 30th September 2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,035
Posted By corrado26
Some additional fotos of the dagger's tip of both...

Some additional fotos of the dagger's tip of both sides and fotos which demonstrate that the dagger is very well balanced.
Forum: European Armoury 29th September 2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,035
Posted By corrado26
Left Hand Dagger?

Left Hand Dagger? That's the question. Got it today and like it but would like to know what others think about its age and origin. Total length 357 mm, length of blade 230 mm. Interesting is the...
Forum: European Armoury 28th September 2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By corrado26
This item is totally unsuitable for wild boar...

This item is totally unsuitable for wild boar hunting. I think you have never seen or felt the menace of a boar in attack - with this tooth picker you'll be dead or at least seriously wounded...
Forum: European Armoury 19th September 2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By corrado26
I think you have a British Light Dragoon...

I think you have a British Light Dragoon pistolmade for the East India Company, certainly not used in Europe during the Napoleonic Wars. It has been made and proofed in England but was delivered to...
Forum: European Armoury 14th September 2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By corrado26
Very intersting is the existance of a brass copy...

Very intersting is the existance of a brass copy of one of the swords shown in the exhibition that I ahve since a very long time in my private collection.
Forum: European Armoury 14th September 2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,398
Posted By corrado26
It is a saber for a senior mountain official. The...

It is a saber for a senior mountain official. The vessel is well known, both from two bayonets, as they were common for lower official and officer ranks, and from a saber that is in the holdings of...
Forum: European Armoury 13th September 2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By corrado26
Sorry, as far as I can remember I have not seen...

Sorry, as far as I can remember I have not seen Karabela-hilted swords
Forum: European Armoury 13th September 2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By corrado26
3. part

3. part
Forum: European Armoury 13th September 2021, 03:41 PM
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Views: 1,591
Posted By corrado26
2. part

2. part
Forum: European Armoury 13th September 2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By corrado26
Dresden Armoury

Last week I visited the Dresden Armoury again and could make some pictures. I hope that you like them and that they give you the idea to take a trip to this wonderful location.
Forum: European Armoury 13th September 2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,398
Posted By corrado26
bump

bump
Forum: European Armoury 6th September 2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,398
Posted By corrado26
I sent the foto to the Bergbaumuseum at...

I sent the foto to the Bergbaumuseum at Oelsnitz/Saxony and got the following German answer right now, hope your translater will be in good order.

Es handelt sich um einen Säbel für einen höheren...
Forum: European Armoury 4th September 2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,398
Posted By corrado26
I hope this helps a little bit: Ernst Ludwig...

I hope this helps a little bit: Ernst Ludwig Voigt, Hauptzeughaus-Schwertfeger (sword sweeper?), Frauengasse 1 in Dresden in the years 1826-1854.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd September 2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,200
Posted By corrado26
Very interesting blade decoration; I have a...

Very interesting blade decoration; I have a khanjarli with the same type of decoration
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