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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 12:06 PM
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Posted By fernando
Could it be bacause hilts have in their 'favour'...

Could it be bacause hilts have in their 'favour' one attribute, which is the esthetical component ? However is the blade, the part that swordsmen primarily depend upon. Is it wrong to say that blade...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 11:30 AM
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Views: 63
Posted By fernando
There is a faded word before REFINADO; perhaps...

There is a faded word before REFINADO; perhaps ACERO (steel) ? certainly not HIERRO (iron) ...
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 303
Posted By fernando
Even being hard to see, faded inscription style...

Even being hard to see, faded inscription style and font used may provide a clue :o .
Forum: European Armoury 8th December 2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 860
Posted By fernando
I already did, some time go ... HERE...

I already did, some time go ... HERE (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=22613)
Forum: European Armoury 7th December 2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 303
Posted By fernando
A fascinating example, that's for sure :cool: .

A fascinating example, that's for sure :cool: .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th December 2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By fernando
Not a option; i am not even registered in there....

Not a option; i am not even registered in there.
Well, whatever ...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th December 2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By fernando
Thank you for the prompt enlightening guys. How...

Thank you for the prompt enlightening guys. How it came from that region to my neck of the woods, go figure :confused:.
One thing i know for certain is that my wife doen't like it :shrug: .
Forum: European Armoury 6th December 2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By fernando
Hi Jon, I will let for others with more knowledge...

Hi Jon,
I will let for others with more knowledge to comment on the entire piece, but i have to say this is beautiful. A briquet hilt for certain, but the rest ...
And, why the false Arabic in such...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th December 2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By fernando
Some help with this thing ... please

The guy whom i bought this from thinks is African; i say, no way. I take it is Asian, but i know nothing about theses things; neither the engraving nor the beast where the horn came from. It measures...
Forum: European Armoury 6th December 2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,244
Posted By fernando
Many like the one in the first post are; mine...

Many like the one in the first post are; mine are. Probably Foxbat's example also.
Forum: European Armoury 6th December 2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,244
Posted By fernando
May i ask, which of the above pommels you say...

May i ask, which of the above pommels you say that looks suspicious, Foxbat ?
Forum: European Armoury 5th December 2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By fernando
Both atypical, in any case. The example you...

Both atypical, in any case. The example you selected from Calvó's work is mentioned as having details of extreme sumptuosity, brass guardapolvo engraved with trophees and all. Blade with faded...
Forum: European Armoury 4th December 2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By fernando
Hello Victrix, Let us see that comments on your...

Hello Victrix,
Let us see that comments on your sword are technicaly constructive as you wish. However be sure that members participation yes, is certainly constructive.
I gather that you know for...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd December 2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,337
Posted By fernando
I don't want to create any confucsuion but,...

I don't want to create any confucsuion but, apparently this type of pistol was also made in Portugal. In the work ESPINGARDA PERFEYTA (page 463) you can see a pair of pistols with a Castillian style...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd December 2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 860
Posted By fernando
Red face HIJACKING MARK'S THREAD ... AGAIN

You are right; this system has also been an option in this side of the canal.
This blunderbuss i locally acquired the other day has such lock fixation method. Also we can see in works like ESPINGARDA...
Forum: European Armoury 1st December 2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 586
Posted By fernando
Thank you for the kind words, Captain. And yes,...

Thank you for the kind words, Captain.
And yes, the dog descends from a breed of buccaneer hounds :eek:.
Forum: European Armoury 1st December 2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 860
Posted By fernando
Much obliged for your notes, Rick.

Much obliged for your notes, Rick.
Forum: European Armoury 1st December 2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 860
Posted By fernando
If i may stick my nose in, Mark ... Rick, i am...

If i may stick my nose in, Mark ...
Rick, i am aware of the three lock screws meaning signs of earlier age but, is that a definite sign, or just an eventual one?
I realize my example is rather early...
Forum: European Armoury 1st December 2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 75
Posted By fernando
About the scope of this forum

This forum purpose is to primarily provide a place for the study of history and development of arms and armour, from ancient times to the end of the 19th century, firearms included.
Exceptions like...
Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By fernando
Gentlemen, perhaps time to consider this duel...

Gentlemen, perhaps time to consider this duel topic exhausted.
Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By fernando
Wink Before the mod throws this into the Miscellania section ...

You guys are too young to have seen THE LAST SUNSET, a movie produced in 1961, with Kirk Douglas & Co. Its title over here was DUEL AT THE SUNSET.

This is how it ends:
" On the eve of the showdown...
Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 586
Posted By fernando
And ... .

And ...


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Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 586
Posted By fernando
Well Captain ... you've asked for it :shrug:....

Well Captain ... you've asked for it :shrug:.
You may take a pick, i mean, pick a theme. If you manage to set one up, you may take the dog (Serafim) for free :cool: .


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Forum: European Armoury 28th November 2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By fernando
:cool:

:cool:
Forum: European Armoury 28th November 2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By fernando
It seems plausible, although the Bourbons also...

It seems plausible, although the Bourbons also reigned in Navarra in a prior century. But the flag not being a well succeeded example, i would remind that Jehan Lermite in his "Le passetemps", lists...
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