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Forum: European Armoury 5th December 2017, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Hotspur
No Yes

No


Yes
Forum: European Armoury 4th December 2017, 05:54 PM
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Posted By Hotspur
Hmm, and not a hollow sword grind but rather a...

Hmm, and not a hollow sword grind but rather a hexagonal cross section.. ;)

Cheers

GC
Forum: European Armoury 26th November 2017, 11:14 PM
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Posted By Hotspur
Nope. Originallly mid west US

Nope. Originallly mid west US
Forum: European Armoury 26th November 2017, 03:08 AM
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Posted By Hotspur
This isn't your's is it? ...

This isn't your's is it?
http://www.exodus2013.co.uk/the-shotely-bridge-swordmakers/

Note the date 1628 and fill in some blanks.

Cheers

GC
Forum: European Armoury 26th November 2017, 02:43 AM
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Posted By Hotspur
Show me the money! I thought this was your baby. ...

Show me the money! I thought this was your baby.

The British History Online link and a bit of plumbing the depths might yield information. On the other hand, a lot of genealogical research...
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2017, 12:01 AM
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Posted By Hotspur
That reads as a decent novel ;) Show me the...

That reads as a decent novel ;) Show me the money!

Cheers

GC
Forum: European Armoury 23rd November 2017, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Hotspur
Ummm, if the Shotley Bridge makers were of the...

Ummm, if the Shotley Bridge makers were of the families migrating from Solingen, one can be fairly certain no swords were made and sold to a sympathizer/patron of a Jacobite militia (religious...
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2017, 02:02 PM
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Posted By Hotspur
A good start for anything regarding the Japanese...

A good start for anything regarding the Japanese swords, Rich Stein's pages are excellent.
https://www.japaneseswordindex.com/

The Viking Sword site had been a very early visit I made, along with...
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2017, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Hotspur
I am not sure where to start in reply to what I...

I am not sure where to start in reply to what I read as quite a diverse bit of rambling but let me post a couple of related thoughts without parsing this past page.

In my own reading and inquiry...
Forum: European Armoury 15th November 2017, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Hotspur
I still think Matt could sell thousands of bobble...

I still think Matt could sell thousands of bobble heads. ;)

I see the videos and wikis as a place for the interested to begin an understanding but too few are going beyond them.

Cheers

GC
Forum: European Armoury 15th November 2017, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Hotspur
I still await the dashboard Matt Easton led...

I still await the dashboard Matt Easton led bobble head :) Matt will offer a video for just about anything he happens to read. I suppose he is not a bad starting point but I find far too many are...
Forum: European Armoury 15th November 2017, 02:41 AM
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Posted By Hotspur
Rolling mills come in during the industrial...

Rolling mills come in during the industrial revolution. Why it took steam to develop it before water wheels, I am not sure but it also goes hand in hand with increases of the production of all...
Forum: European Armoury 15th November 2017, 02:36 AM
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Posted By Hotspur
In discussing this with one of the contestants,...

In discussing this with one of the contestants, it has been related to me that the show omits the tempering phase but I have been assured that the makers do indeed temper the blades. Whether deemed...
Forum: European Armoury 14th November 2017, 05:05 AM
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Posted By Hotspur
Oh goody, a gentle grammarian with a red pencil. ...

Oh goody, a gentle grammarian with a red pencil. Of dozens of edits i had made today, I left one for your attentions.

Cheers

GC
Forum: European Armoury 14th November 2017, 01:24 AM
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Posted By Hotspur
Do not get me started. Some images are too large...

Do not get me started. Some images are too large to attach here.

I have a pennon/banner buried somewhere.

The Percies were often on the "wrong" side, even during the retreat from Lexigton and...
Forum: European Armoury 14th November 2017, 12:59 AM
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Posted By Hotspur
There are Percies, and then there were Percy's ...

There are Percies, and then there were Percy's :D
A better bookmark, fwiw.
http://www.percyfamilyhistory.com/?

I bring mention of that because of the default and adoption of the name. Thus...
Forum: European Armoury 25th October 2017, 05:41 PM
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Posted By Hotspur
I don't think they are. Rather they are blades...

I don't think they are. Rather they are blades for the standard 1882 infantry swords with the offset fullers (cannelure) which became apparent mid 19th century. Note the fuller terminating before...
Forum: European Armoury 6th October 2017, 08:32 AM
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Posted By Hotspur
A site I have never spent enough time with. I...

A site I have never spent enough time with. I have a lot on shelves over there gathering dust.
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/

The Hollow Sword Co comes up frequently in a legal aspect. I am...
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