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Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Just noticed :o this mark on the tang....

Hi,
Just noticed :o this mark on the tang. Unlikely to be a makers mark, inventory number?

Hi Jasper,
Thanks for finding the photo re Jim's post.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Jim and Jasper, Many...

Hi Jim and Jasper,
Many thanks for your thoughts and input, much appreciated.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 648
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Rick, This seems appropriate,...

Hi Rick,
This seems appropriate, entitled The Arab Gunsmith by Edwin Lord Weeks, American artist too! :)
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 366
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Rick, Nice restoration as usual. I'm...

Hi Rick,
Nice restoration as usual. I'm not sure about the sling rings. I thought the leather sling was attached as per this photograph of my rifle. I did research this method of attachment...
Forum: European Armoury 15th May 2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Fernando and Jim, ...

Hi Fernando and Jim,
Many thanks for your continued interest and elucidation. I'm still trying to tie down a more specific date and style for this blade but from your...
Forum: European Armoury 12th May 2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By Norman McCormick
Some thoughts on a composite!!!! Search/ ...

Some thoughts on a composite!!!!

Search/ triggers new broom, the ship of theseus on youtube
Forum: European Armoury 12th May 2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Jim, Can you expand on the tang/blade...

Hi Jim,
Can you expand on the tang/blade thing a little more?
Kind Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 12th May 2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Jim, Many thanks for your further...

Hi Jim,
Many thanks for your further thoughts. As far as remounting the blade I would agree with you that it is probably best left as is particularly as I can see little evidence on the tang...
Forum: European Armoury 12th May 2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 389
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Dana, Check out the terms Dussack...

Hi Dana,
Check out the terms Dussack and Sinclair sabre. Apologies for not expanding on that but I'm just on my way out.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 12th May 2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, A very long shot here, does anybody have a...

Hi,
A very long shot here, does anybody have a hilt or parts thereof that is\are contemporary, stylistically correct for this blade and is willing to part with same?
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 12th May 2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By Norman McCormick
OOPS!!! Should have done my homework better. :o ...

OOPS!!! Should have done my homework better. :o :(
Forum: European Armoury 12th May 2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By Norman McCormick
Jim and Fernando, Hi...

Jim and Fernando,
Hi guys, many thanks for your thoughts and input on this blade. A couple of points for consideration, the flukes of the anchor are in fact the terminus of...
Forum: European Armoury 11th May 2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Fernando, Many thanks for the...

Hi Fernando,
Many thanks for the input.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 11th May 2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Blade on mine is double edged flattened...

Hi,
Blade on mine is double edged flattened hexagonal cross section after the fuller tapering to almost lenticular very near the point.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 11th May 2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Images from a well known auction...

Hi,
Images from a well known auction house.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 11th May 2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Almost identical blade re the profile and...

Hi,
Almost identical blade re the profile and the IESVS MARIA mark, www.fricker-historische-waffen.de/fileadmin/fricker_template/download/Fricker_Angebot_2_2013_engl.pdf sixth photo down and the...
Forum: European Armoury 11th May 2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By Norman McCormick
Tomas De Aiala sword blade.

Hi,
Blade length 37 1/4 inches (94.5 cm) tang length 6 1/8 inches (15.5 cm). On one side TOMAS DEAIALA or TOMAS DEAIAIA other side IESVS MARIA. The I in Jesus looks like a J but upon close...
Forum: European Armoury 24th April 2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By Norman McCormick
For all.

For all.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th April 2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Rick, Nice piece, Affedali type? The...

Hi Rick,
Nice piece, Affedali type? The barrel looks particularly good as well as being complete with most of the stamps. I really like the snaphaunce locks on these, adds to the archaic...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th April 2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,965
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Stu, You might find this...

Hi Stu,
You might find this interesting.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 782
Posted By Norman McCormick
Yup, my example. Regards, Norman.

Yup, my example.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By Norman McCormick
All's well that ends well. :)

All's well that ends well. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Dana, Definitely 1895 and not a...

Hi Dana,
Definitely 1895 and not a fake as far as I can see.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By Norman McCormick
Thomas Johnston C1900 on a dirk mount. ...

Thomas Johnston C1900 on a dirk mount. www.silvermakersmarks.co.uk/Makers/Edinburgh.html
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Dana, Edinburgh 1895, sorry I can't...

Hi Dana,
Edinburgh 1895, sorry I can't determine the maker.
Regards,
Norman.
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