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Forum: European Armoury 23rd September 2018, 10:41 PM
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Posted By fernando
Oh ... i was too slow :shrug: .

Oh ... i was too slow :shrug: .
Forum: European Armoury 18th September 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,102
Posted By fernando
Actually i saw an amphora the other day that...

Actually i saw an amphora the other day that could well be part of the vast number of items that came ashore... or even recuperated from the bottom of the sea. I have tried to follow its track, but...
Forum: European Armoury 18th September 2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By fernando
Hello BV, If you had the opportunity to read the...

Hello BV,
If you had the opportunity to read the first 'sticky' topic in the front page, in which we describe the scope of this forum, you would notice that items produced well into the XX century...
Forum: European Armoury 16th September 2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By fernando
Congratulations for your musket, Markku. A very...

Congratulations for your musket, Markku.
A very interesting lock version of the early "doglock" type.
Forum: European Armoury 16th September 2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By fernando
One being sold in a current local flea market....

One being sold in a current local flea market. You can still see the price stamp.


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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By fernando
Beautiful :cool: . How i dream of having one of...

Beautiful :cool: . How i dream of having one of these :shrug: .
Forum: Swap Forum 7th September 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By fernando
Any offers ?

Any offers ?
Forum: European Armoury 7th September 2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,102
Posted By fernando
I volunteered for such task, with the condition...

I volunteered for such task, with the condition to keep one of them cannons for my little collection ... but they declined :shrug: .
Forum: European Armoury 6th September 2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By fernando
As being discussed HERE...

As being discussed HERE (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?p=232881&posted=1#post232881), Richard ;) .
Forum: European Armoury 6th September 2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,102
Posted By fernando
I have phoned the city archaeologist. The cannons...

I have phoned the city archaeologist. The cannons are still there and there they will be. Too much red tape and misinformation. The state department requires that, among other conditions, stainless...
Forum: European Armoury 6th September 2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By fernando
Red face If i am correct ...

Perhaps the cause for such excavation, Richard, is more due to it not having being immediately treated after being rescued than the time it stood under water.
As i read, while bronze pieces can be...
Forum: European Armoury 6th September 2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By fernando
Perhaps to use a single ball but, with a bore of...

Perhaps to use a single ball but, with a bore of 33 m/m. Deducting the windage, would lodge an ammo with less that 30 m/m, resulting in a weight of, roughly speaking, less than 80 grams iron (or some...
Forum: European Armoury 5th September 2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By fernando
Excelent work, Andi. I am saving all this info. I...

Excelent work, Andi. I am saving all this info.
I am glad to say that i have one of these grenades, with marks listed in our article ... and an actual fuse, such one offered by Michael; which is kept...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By fernando
You mean handsome ? ;) .

You mean handsome ? ;) .
Forum: Swap Forum 3rd September 2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By fernando
A FEW ACCOUTERMENTS FOR SALE

1 - A rather uncommon powder tester, Iberian 18th century. Bone grip. 26 cms. length.
Price 500 Euros.

2 - A military bronze bullet mold Portuguese 18-19th century. For three calibers.Wooden grips....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,374
Posted By fernando
Just a silly note, Rick ... When you say that the...

Just a silly note, Rick ...
When you say that the only guns you have seen with bipod features are of Afghan origin, you are only establishing a comparison between such country and India and not from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st September 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By fernando
Definitely a very rare example, Jens ... and a...

Definitely a very rare example, Jens ... and a beautiful one !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By fernando
Very good articles. The second one seems to have...

Very good articles. The second one seems to have more historical precision, if i dare say.
Thanks much for sharing, Josť.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,374
Posted By fernando
Going back to the rattan problematic and within...

Going back to the rattan problematic and within my deep limitations in the subject, i don't see that its use in barrel binding could exclusively determine the area where the gun was mounted. Rattan...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,374
Posted By fernando
Not with real authority; other that it is said to...

Not with real authority; other that it is said to have a Farsi makerís signature on the breech top of its wootz barrel, fastened with rattan bands.
Looks like Stone places Toradars more towards...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,374
Posted By fernando
Although not so recurrent, Toradars exist that...

Although not so recurrent, Toradars exist that may be seen with rattan binding. What i find more intriguing than this raw material appearing in areas out of its natural environment, is that (some)...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd August 2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By fernando
And in case they were not familiar with siege...

And in case they were not familiar with siege engines techniques, they could always search for those who were, a strategy adopted by armies since early times.
This could be passive of correction, but...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd August 2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By fernando
A rather educational thread Ian, no doubt :cool:....

A rather educational thread Ian, no doubt :cool:.
Being its core arms and armor collecting, it would be wonderful to illustrate it with pictures of the famous Mongol bow, their primary weapon; if...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd August 2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By fernando
Hello bvieira, Surely this is a meat cleaver,...

Hello bvieira,
Surely this is a meat cleaver, judging by its design and as supported by Madnumforce; and one which doesn't seem to be directly associated with any weapon typology.
Not that such beast...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd August 2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By fernando
Posting pictures ...

As per forum rules, posting pictures using links to external hosts is not safe to archives data longevity and therefore not allowed.
For that purpose, we have the Manage Attachments features, where...
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