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Forum: European Armoury 17th January 2018, 07:26 PM
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Posted By fernando
Red face May i digress a bit, Geoffroy

It seems as, in a more serious Spanish theory (Corominas) a different acceptation of the term "macho" is given, as not being "male" (not man), but a large "mazzo" (mallet), thus with a distinct...
Forum: European Armoury 17th January 2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By fernando
So true Philip, so true. As so described and...

So true Philip, so true. As so described and illustrated, for one, by Jorge Tavares, in his work GUERREIROS MEDIEVAIS PORTUGUESES (Peonagem).

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Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 221
Posted By fernando
My mistake; i meant to write "Christo"....

My mistake; i meant to write "Christo". I was influenced by the term in portuguese being "Cristo" ... some guy i know ;). But my point was that i didn't discern the word "Pro" in the inscription, as...
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 221
Posted By fernando
"Vincere aut mori" (win or die) on the...

"Vincere aut mori" (win or die) on the other side ... :o .
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 221
Posted By fernando
Maybe Pro Cristo et Patria ? :o

Maybe Pro Cristo et Patria ? :o
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By fernando
I could swear i have already seen this mark; but...

I could swear i have already seen this mark; but that doesnīt help much, though :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 11th January 2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,167
Posted By fernando
IN MEMORIAM

One more year past since he left us. He would be 64 today.
Forum: European Armoury 10th January 2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By fernando
For your amusement, pictures of a sword sold by...

For your amusement, pictures of a sword sold by Jose A. Solis, dated 1777, in which the guard fixation is already done in four points, but in this case with rivets, a version prior to that with...
Forum: European Armoury 10th January 2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By fernando
Yet in the picture, barshot depicted have...

Yet in the picture, barshot depicted have puck-type ends and the author of the work is Dutch :o
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th January 2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By fernando
:cool:

:cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th January 2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By fernando
Replicas should perhaps have a more fit place in...

Replicas should perhaps have a more fit place in the Miscellania section as, in lack of a due context, they do not fall within the scope of the European forum, as may be checked !.
Off we go :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 7th January 2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By fernando
Hi Cathey, We must not forget that your sword...

Hi Cathey,
We must not forget that your sword predecessor, modelo 1650, had straight quillons, a detail that forcingly carried its influence iton later style evolutions, be it put out of factory by...
Forum: European Armoury 7th January 2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By fernando
Hi Cathy, I remain with the idea that such...

Hi Cathy,

I remain with the idea that such reciprocate mechanism was more intended to unfold that to fold... pass the preciosity.
As if i was wandering on a fantasy when trying to decipher the...
Forum: European Armoury 7th January 2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By fernando
Hi Captain, Can i illustrate your thread with...

Hi Captain,
Can i illustrate your thread with this interesting image; in that we see that barshot was already in action during the 17th century.

(Courtesy of an email sent by Jan Piet Puype to...
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 564
Posted By fernando
Anyone ... Philip ?

Anyone ... Philip ?
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 564
Posted By fernando
Moved ... if you don't mind, Stu :cool: .

Moved ... if you don't mind, Stu :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By fernando
In the above Carlos III hilt version, the wood...

In the above Carlos III hilt version, the wood part is visible because the grip is missing the wire wrapping and the vertical reinforcement bars. I just selected such example to emphasize the...
Forum: European Armoury 5th January 2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By fernando
Time to rewind some previous assessments, as...

Time to rewind some previous assessments, as certainly contained erroneous conclusions.
I let myself concur with the mark in the ricasso being from a blade smith, forgetting that, the days in which...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th January 2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By fernando
Bob, you have PM

Bob, you have PM
Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 604
Posted By fernando
Hi Philip, I think i know what you mean and...

Hi Philip,
I think i know what you mean and subscribe such reasoning.
Mind you, the soft rubbing i gave it, with a deliberately worn sponge, may hardly be considered abrasive, for what the term...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By fernando
Apparently efforts were made throughout first mid...

Apparently efforts were made throughout first mid XVII century to obtain a definite normalization, but we have to consider that non rank and file versions were still of free choice


It would have...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By fernando
Hi Marcus, So the first illustration you posted...

Hi Marcus,
So the first illustration you posted is also a later version of the original which, added to my two copies, makes Taccola be be proud of so much resource to his work.
Nevertheless what we...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd January 2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 604
Posted By fernando
The picture i took from the pommel had the flash...

The picture i took from the pommel had the flash activated, after been rubbed with a slightly abrazive washing sponge soaked in WD40 and oiled afterwards; maybe this contributed for a looking as new...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd January 2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By fernando
Let me still take some shots before more...

Let me still take some shots before more knowledged members show up to correct me ... which is not so difficult.
Hortuņo Maria instead of Maria Hortuņo makes all the difference ... in gender.
Hortuņo...
Forum: European Armoury 1st January 2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By fernando
Personally i am a passionate of marks. It is a...

Personally i am a passionate of marks. It is a vast universe to dive in. Just don't push me into it :cool:..
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