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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 12:08 PM
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Posted By fernando
Can we have a close up picture ?

Can we have a close up picture ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 10:57 AM
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Views: 2,765
Posted By fernando
Hello Antonio. Will do :cool: .

Hello Antonio.
Will do :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By fernando
Shame on me, ulfberth; i let this one go without...

Shame on me, ulfberth; i let this one go without even admiring such excelent example :o .
Take my guess as it being Spanish; above all, because of that motif on the sail guard that seems to be...
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd September 2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By fernando
Any offers ?

Any offers ?
Forum: European Armoury 1st September 2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By fernando
So it appears, Roland :)

So it appears, Roland :)
Forum: European Armoury 31st August 2015, 10:01 PM
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Views: 3,618
Posted By fernando
Where did you get this one, Ibrahiim ? ;)

Where did you get this one, Ibrahiim ? ;)
Forum: European Armoury 31st August 2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By fernando
"HAFTED WEAPONS IN MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE...

"HAFTED WEAPONS IN MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE EUROPE"

BY JOHN WALDMAN



Would you care to read this publication ... with focus to page 76 ? :o...
Forum: European Armoury 31st August 2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,618
Posted By fernando
:o

:o
Forum: Swap Forum 29th August 2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By fernando
Cavalry carbine for sale

A portuguese lock, converted from typical end 18th century flint 'pé de cabra' to percussion.
Barrel length 50 cms., total length 89 cms.. Caliber approx. 20 m/m. Weight 2,5 Kgs. Stock in rather good...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 28th August 2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 310
Posted By fernando
And here is mine. I assume that, being made in...

And here is mine. I assume that, being made in brass, is not so old :shrug: .


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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 27th August 2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 310
Posted By fernando
Come on guys; the forum appreciates your zeal...

Come on guys; the forum appreciates your zeal but, no need to tie Dmitriy to the wipping post ;) .
I would recall that these devices were once or twice discussed in the Ethno section and so are...
Forum: European Armoury 26th August 2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,557
Posted By fernando
Hi Marcus, This pattern is consistent with...

Hi Marcus,
This pattern is consistent with another one sold in some auction a few years ago. Only the length in such one is shorter.
The text in the offer mentioned a 'quadrangular cascabel' and not...
Forum: European Armoury 25th August 2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By fernando
Lucky you ;) .

Lucky you ;) .
Forum: European Armoury 25th August 2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By fernando
...

Here:


http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=12026&highlight=tiller
Forum: European Armoury 25th August 2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By fernando
My example dated 1450 is a bit longer: 43 cms....

My example dated 1450 is a bit longer: 43 cms. with its tiller cut off ... go figure why.

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Forum: European Armoury 25th August 2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By fernando
It says, as Fernando K well mentions: Batallon...

It says, as Fernando K well mentions: Batallon Cazadores de los Andes Sub-Teniente (Gala). Gala meaning dress uniform, i guess he wouldn't go fighting with all that gear...although Fernandez Rivas...
Forum: European Armoury 24th August 2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,908
Posted By fernando
Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: European Armoury 23rd August 2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By fernando
Here are the steps to arm a wheellock gun,...

Here are the steps to arm a wheellock gun, extracted from a recent movie.
First the hero pushes forwards the striker harm which holds the flint, followed by the winding of the striking wheel (can you...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd August 2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By fernando
Are you an antique weapons collector, KraVser...

Are you an antique weapons collector, KraVser ?



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Forum: European Armoury 21st August 2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By fernando
Remember the Zippo principle, Rick ? ;) . .

Remember the Zippo principle, Rick ? ;) .


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Forum: European Armoury 20th August 2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By fernando
Censoring the length of haquebuts

This is somehow ironical.
More than once discussions have taken place about the length of swords, the Kings having to issue severe laws to limit their dimensions.
Now we find that, with portable...
Forum: European Armoury 20th August 2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By fernando
Most probably because the scope of this sub-forum...

Most probably because the scope of this sub-forum is more focused on earlier items; isn't that so, Jim ? ;)
Forum: European Armoury 19th August 2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,202
Posted By fernando
They are hard to come around, Ken. I only have a...

They are hard to come around, Ken. I only have a pistol with spring bayonet; better than having none:
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http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=19209&highlight=bayonet
Forum: European Armoury 19th August 2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,202
Posted By fernando
What did you expect, Cap'n ? No mutinies abord my...

What did you expect, Cap'n ? No mutinies abord my ship ;)


"Blunder Rapier" fits fine :eek:
Forum: European Armoury 18th August 2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,202
Posted By fernando
Thank you so much for all the hints, which i will...

Thank you so much for all the hints, which i will have in mind.
However it will be some time before further interventions take place ... except for the bleech number.
This baby needs some rest now......
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