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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th December 2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 173
Posted By fernando
Another plaque

I never knew what mine is. It has the dimensions of a belt buckle (9X5 cms), but not necessarily that.
Made of copper. The back has some signs of having been hooked to something, i wonder what.
The...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th December 2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 173
Posted By fernando
Flintlock ? Doesn't it look like a percussion...

Flintlock ? Doesn't it look like a percussion lock ? :o
Forum: European Armoury 14th December 2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By fernando
If you consider that Woolley Deakin & Co were...

If you consider that Woolley Deakin & Co were active between 1800 (or 1803) and 1807 in Edmund Street, Birmingham, some of your questions are already answered.
More likely to have served in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum, Wisram :) and ... what...

Welcome to the forum, Wisram :)
and ... what about some pictures ?
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By fernando
Just a guess ... Doesn't it look like this...

Just a guess ...

Doesn't it look like this blade was shortened in both ends ?
This judging by the by the fuller, which ends too far into the point and starts too close from the tang ... no ricasso...
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By fernando
Amen :cool:

Amen :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By fernando
Old cannons is this forum middle name, Chris ;) ...

Old cannons is this forum middle name, Chris ;) :cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th December 2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By fernando
Apparently this not an adaptation but an original...

Apparently this not an adaptation but an original detail thought to enable pulling the blade out of its case. All three blades in the dscussed example should have had it.
... As may be seen in other...
Forum: European Armoury 10th December 2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By fernando
My misunderstanding; so good for you :cool:

My misunderstanding; so good for you :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By fernando
Interesting piece, Evgeny. With that length and...

Interesting piece, Evgeny.
With that length and shape ... have you considered it could be a hand weapon and not a pole one ?
But i am just suggesting; no knowledge enough. Let's see what the...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th December 2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By fernando
The middle blade is practicaly intact. Go figure...

The middle blade is practicaly intact. Go figure why the previous owner only modified two of them.
All three blades design should have the same shape, only with different dimensions, available for...
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By fernando
Meaning you let it go, Jasper ? What a pity ...

Meaning you let it go, Jasper ?
What a pity :shrug: .
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,636
Posted By fernando
Magnificent. The right example for anyone's...

Magnificent. The right example for anyone's wishing list :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By fernando
Hi Frankie, You should have noticed in the front...

Hi Frankie,
You should have noticed in the front page that this is not the type of things that we aim to discuss in this forum.
Thread closed.
Forum: European Armoury 5th December 2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 906
Posted By fernando
Giving wings to imagination ... or in other...

Giving wings to imagination ... or in other words, a conjugation of several cannon bed types seen around with a barrel that potentialy had a rather different stock :o :shrug: :eek: .


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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th December 2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By fernando
A modified fleam

Long time ago i bought this thing without knowing what it was ... you know, the collecting trend fever:shrug: .
Later i learnt it is a fleam, a device to bleed animals, a habit started ages ago with...
Forum: European Armoury 4th December 2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 699
Posted By fernando
En ook 'n Afrikaner, my vriend ;) Amazing...

En ook 'n Afrikaner, my vriend ;)
Amazing coincidence that, after having lived for a couple years in (then Afrikaans) South Africa by accident, i returned home and ended up working in a Dutch owned...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd December 2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 699
Posted By fernando
Ah, extremely kind of you, Jasper. Forget the...

Ah, extremely kind of you, Jasper.
Forget the cookies, the catalogue will do just fine.
Eeuwig dankbaar :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 3rd December 2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 699
Posted By fernando
Pity i will not be there this time to eat your...

Pity i will not be there this time to eat your cookies, Jasper ;) ... but will be wishing to acquire a catalogue :cool: .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 3rd December 2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By fernando
That's better ;)

That's better ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 3rd December 2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By fernando
Now you beat me Wayne, I would never dream of...

Now you beat me Wayne,
I would never dream of relating such elementary (abrasive) circular turning with the intrincate swirls of guilloché.
Back in the nineties i have asked a coleague to get me a...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 2nd December 2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By fernando
I thought those round polishing effects were a...

I thought those round polishing effects were a sign of modernity ... like 20th century.
My ignorance. :o
Forum: European Armoury 2nd December 2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,636
Posted By fernando
Michael, you have an email ... and now a PM

Michael, you have an email ... and now a PM
Forum: European Armoury 2nd December 2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By fernando
(MARQUE) DEPOSEE = REGISTERED (TRADEMARK) :o

(MARQUE) DEPOSEE = REGISTERED (TRADEMARK) :o
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th November 2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By fernando
Oh, so a link to another article, not to the...

Oh, so a link to another article, not to the article . My bad.
I failed to see that it was not the same text; thought it was only from a different publisher, mostly influenced by both titles being...
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