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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 08:43 PM
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Posted By fernando
Naturally ! We also have our local share....

Naturally !


We also have our local share. Portuguese King Dom Dinis (1278-1325) broke his ascuma (hunting spear) in a bear whom immediately charged back, having the King killed the beast in a body...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,947
Posted By fernando
So i have doubled you, Jim. As you started your...

So i have doubled you, Jim.
As you started your reply to CSinTX with an aquiescing :

I didn't notice that you haven't cracked the riddle in your last paragraph.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 05:17 PM
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Views: 12,337
Posted By fernando
Question ...

Θηριομαχία η transliterates to Thereumachi, meaning (sort of) a combat with wild beasts :o.


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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By fernando
Unfortunately (mysteriously ?) A. Senefelder has...

Unfortunately (mysteriously ?) A. Senefelder has ended his participation almost two years ago, not only in our forum but also in other venues, as i contextually noticed.
Pity there (apparently) is...
Forum: European Armoury 20th February 2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By fernando
Thank you for the reassuring words, Jim. As a...

Thank you for the reassuring words, Jim.
As a matter of fact, this cabasset comes from a rather reliable collector, whom i would not question; but apart from its authenticity, i wished to make it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,337
Posted By fernando
Well, we may not forget it but, it makes no harm...

Well, we may not forget it but, it makes no harm to remind it now and then.
Forum: European Armoury 20th February 2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,947
Posted By fernando
That would be for the attachment of an heraldic...

That would be for the attachment of an heraldic crest ... so it says IN HERE. (https://www.rct.uk/collection/themes/publications/arms-and-armour/close-helmet-for-funerary-use), for one.
Forum: European Armoury 19th February 2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By fernando
A cabasset for comments ... please

While i would date it from 1580-1600, i am ready to be corrected.
As i also dare to repute it as being authentic, with its 1247 grams weight, twelve brass rosettes and two holes in the back for the...
Forum: European Armoury 19th February 2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,132
Posted By fernando
A Maximilian caprice ...

Excelent link David; thanks for posting it :cool:.
Sorry the joke but, hopefully good old Henry didn't walk around the castle corridors with this armet on; he would scare his children to death ;)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 113,823
Posted By fernando
Mozambique warriors (1895). .

Mozambique warriors (1895).

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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 113,823
Posted By fernando
Bushmen warriors of the Zulu tribe, with Brits...

Bushmen warriors of the Zulu tribe, with Brits and Afrikaners in a second plan (1879).

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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th February 2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By fernando
No pictures ?

As soon as you upload the required pictures Anton, we shall move this thread to the Ethnographic forum, where it will be more properly dealt with.
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By fernando
Glad to hear that, James :cool: .

Glad to hear that, James :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By fernando
Red face Help me get this straight ...

The popularization of barrel rifling brough a great advantage; while in the smooth bore one has to load a bullet with a diameter sligthly narrower than the barrel interior, such gap called “windage”,...
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By fernando
Maybe not that thin, i would say :o. You mean...

Maybe not that thin, i would say :o.



You mean "screwable", Udo; yes, but not with so many dents, that i know of ... and with a different configuration :o .

Definitely James can tell us why he...
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,184
Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum, Vilhelmsson :). Interesting...

Welcome to the forum, Vilhelmsson :).
Interesting links on rust conversion; still you don't hold a firm opinion on the authenticity of both yours and Andi's axes ... right ?
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By fernando
The darkness of the picture doesn't let us check...

The darkness of the picture doesn't let us check the barrel interior but, James is in a better condition to see that there is no rifling continuity inside.
Just like in the pistol that Fernando K has...
Forum: European Armoury 12th February 2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By fernando
Do i understand your question James ? :confused:...

Do i understand your question James ? :confused:
You can either fill in the attachments grid with six pictures, or upload one by one up to twelve.
... or you can submit a new reply and upload...
Forum: European Armoury 10th February 2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum, Kristjanr. So it seems as...

Welcome to the forum, Kristjanr.
So it seems as scabbards did have wooden cores.
I read out there that "XVI century ones were built with a wooden core of thin planks, wrapped in linen soaked in glue...
Forum: European Armoury 8th February 2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By fernando
A true disappointment would be if you didn't post...

A true disappointment would be if you didn't post your educated comments, Jim ;).
Let us see whether other folks know what Willem's blade appears to be and second your entry :cool:.
Forum: Swap Forum 1st February 2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By fernando
Rand, you must mention prices or risk deletion of...

Rand, you must mention prices or risk deletion of this topic, as per rules.
Forum: European Armoury 1st February 2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By fernando
Fernando K has a lot of knowledge of these things...

Fernando K has a lot of knowledge of these things ... and a sharp eye ;) :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 31st January 2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By fernando
No affront Jim but, perhaps Wayne finds that his...

No affront Jim but, perhaps Wayne finds that his office walls are too few and to good to hang such a 'nice looking' dud. But take no wrong interpretation from my crude words :o . It is just that we...
Forum: European Armoury 31st January 2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By fernando
That would switch us back to the 'genuine' Tizona...

That would switch us back to the 'genuine' Tizona riddle.
In a way, Charlton's setup would be the correct one, if we think of the period the actual episode took place; no blunt ricasso, thus no way...
Forum: European Armoury 30th January 2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By fernando
How in hell, Wayne ? The sword in the link is...

How in hell, Wayne ?
The sword in the link is essentially Spanish !
... and the present one is also Spanish ... like; i mean the blade, and not only, looks like a phoney. But what do i know ? ...
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