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Forum: European Armoury 15th March 2019, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Snowman
...more photos.. regards Markku

...more photos..

regards Markku
Forum: European Armoury 15th March 2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By Snowman
Shotgun

Hi!

I have this shotgun-seems to be a spike detonator patron (is that correct?) used.

It is any way luxury-but I see it is interesting (at least me...).

L= 123cm...pipe 83cm and dia 18mm end of...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd February 2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,254
Posted By Snowman
Hi! I just read that book of Moilanen. He is...

Hi!

I just read that book of Moilanen. He is very good ironsmith too-
makes swords with origanal thecnics and use materials of
"old days"...

Fine book of vikingswords..how they are made..and...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd January 2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,254
Posted By Snowman
Following text borroved from mr....

Following text borroved from mr. Vanhatalo,Finland:

"The swordsman, from the current point of view, was in the seam of the ages - the prehistoric iron age and the crusade were about to end and the...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd January 2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,254
Posted By Snowman
This "man" founded in field near...

This "man" founded in field near village "Janakkala". Near place has been early primitive "castle"-perhaps there has been perhaps more battles this area...-and same field found one other sword and...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd January 2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,254
Posted By Snowman
"Janakkala's swordsman is a mourning burial...

"Janakkala's swordsman is a mourning burial in Janakkala in autumn 2013, which includes a skeleton, two swords and other objects. The older sword takes place on the Viking Age and the younger sword...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th January 2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,351
Posted By Snowman
Thanks! Here some photos of lock system.Indian...

Thanks!

Here some photos of lock system.Indian one?

regards Markku
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd January 2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,351
Posted By Snowman
"short"

Thank You!

Nice to know more...

If there are many of this type muskets-do You have photos?

regards Markku

PS. Happy New Year 2019 !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,351
Posted By Snowman
"Short" percussion

Hello!

Here is one of my weapon. It's short (105cm long),caliber ca. 20mm and
not any way luxury.

But how "real" it is? Any idea of origin of it and age? On barrel is number
"914"-and as You...
Forum: European Armoury 28th October 2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,772
Posted By Snowman
Pistol

Thanks for all!

Would be nice to know how far from "east" this one
is?

But no problem-pistol still looks nice hanging on wall!

regards Markku
Forum: European Armoury 27th October 2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,772
Posted By Snowman
...This text is on barrel. reg. Markku

...This text is on barrel.

reg. Markku
Forum: European Armoury 27th October 2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,772
Posted By Snowman
Hi Stu! Sorry-I didn't find any...

Hi Stu!

Sorry-I didn't find any marks...

regards Markku
Forum: European Armoury 27th October 2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,772
Posted By Snowman
Pistol

Hi!

Here some photos more..

regards Markku
Forum: European Armoury 25th October 2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,772
Posted By Snowman
Hi all! Perhaps that is fake-I really don't...

Hi all!

Perhaps that is fake-I really don't know-but to me has been told that this perhaps is a modified flintlock?

regards Markku
Forum: European Armoury 20th October 2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,772
Posted By Snowman
French/Belgium percussion pistol

Good evening!

here aree some photos of on percussion pistol.

It is about 33cm long and bore is about 18mm.

But can anyone tell more-how old it perhaps is
and is it French or Belgian?

Any...
Forum: European Armoury 30th September 2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,519
Posted By Snowman
Hi! Here is my second Shaska...broken one. I...

Hi!

Here is my second Shaska...broken one. I found it
in structures when I repaired my old house. Someone
perhaps has hidden it long ago...

But on blade are marks-and I'll like to know more that...
Forum: European Armoury 29th September 2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,460
Posted By Snowman
Mark

Good morning all!

Hmm...squirrels look different round world-
but Finnish squirrels really look like that.I borrowed
photo one Finnish site.

But that mark at beginning...??? Maybe a fox...maybe...
Forum: European Armoury 28th September 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,254
Posted By Snowman
Vikinswords in Finland

Hi!

Here in Finland Mr. Mikko Moilanen is just made a Doctoral dissertation about Viking era swords.Here is text borroved one Finnish newspaper:

"Contrary to what is commonly seen in Finland and...
Forum: European Armoury 28th September 2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,460
Posted By Snowman
Mark

Hi!

To me that animal looks more a squirrel...?

But English swords I don't know anything.
Only that they are good.

best regards Markku
Forum: European Armoury 17th September 2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,844
Posted By Snowman
...One photo more (borroved from...

...One photo more (borroved from "IltaSanomat".)

* President Niinistö...Mr. Kankkonen and Prince William...

regards Markku
Forum: European Armoury 17th September 2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,844
Posted By Snowman
Hi Richard! One way to see and read Finnish...

Hi Richard!

One way to see and read Finnish Seal-guns is first put
computer "www.google.fi"----then write word "hyljepyssy".

Youl'l find photos and other data of them-and using google...
Forum: European Armoury 16th September 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,844
Posted By Snowman
Hi all! Yes-it is in full shooting condition-man...

Hi all!

Yes-it is in full shooting condition-man who sold
it to me used it hunting only small of time ago.


And too use shooting "normal" situation-shows,weddings,partys an so on.

I have horn and...
Forum: European Armoury 16th September 2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,844
Posted By Snowman
Swedish flintlock

Good Morning!

Here are some photos of my Swedish flintlock musket.

This muscet is found here in Finland from "Savo-area" where border there between Sweden and Russia was locatet on those days. And...
Forum: European Armoury 16th September 2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,519
Posted By Snowman
Than You Ariel...Fine and beautiful...

Than You Ariel...Fine and beautiful words.

Yes-shaska will go to my children when time is-and they
know story of this one.And history behind that violent war.

That time is gone-same most of those...
Forum: European Armoury 15th September 2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,519
Posted By Snowman
Shaska

Thank You!

Nice to hear what this really is!

regards Markku
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