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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania Yesterday, 08:17 AM
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Posted By fernando
Appraisals to be discussed by PM (private...

Appraisals to be discussed by PM (private message).
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,167
Posted By fernando
What i have i read out there ...

... Celebri furono i maestri spadari come Pietro da Formegan, Giandonato Ferara (fratello del pi¨ noto Andrea) *, e i fratelli Giorgio e Giuseppe Giorgiutti da Agordo, dei quali si possono ammirare...
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,167
Posted By fernando
DONE...

DONE (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?p=127821#post127821)
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,726
Posted By fernando
It takes some time to open ... but it works ...

It takes some time to open ... but it works :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 12th November 2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,726
Posted By fernando
Websites not allowed to visit ? :confused: .

Websites not allowed to visit ? :confused: .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,714
Posted By fernando
Very ...very nice :cool: .

Very ...very nice :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 10th November 2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By fernando
Red face A bit of name game

I can not locate the article in which Calvˇ defines the BOCA DE CABALLO (http://www.catalogacionarmas.com/public/49-Conchas.pdf) as having started prior to the 1728 ordnance model. The source where...
Forum: European Armoury 10th November 2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By fernando
Interesting; i had this unshakable idea that, the...

Interesting; i had this unshakable idea that, the 'dissimilar shells' (per Midelburgo) perpetuated as BOCA DE CABALLO, was a one and only Spanish invention. Noting that, even though written material...
Forum: European Armoury 10th November 2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By fernando
Your interesting entry enticed me to spell out...

Your interesting entry enticed me to spell out some digressing, Jim, if i may ...
... in that is noticeable (to me) that even the most authorized authors do not reject the "long shot" number. One...
Forum: European Armoury 9th November 2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By fernando
Bizarre

In fact EM ALEMANHA sounds very Portuguese; despite such wording doesn't frequently appear, it does show up now and then.
Hoever the letterings on the other face, which 'regularly' show the name of...
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By fernando
Wayne, i have already been through that with Ken...

Wayne, i have already been through that with Ken (post #14). It is completely out of question :shrug:.
Size and weight in my post #4.
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By fernando
Well ... that is re-encouraging, Lee. Thank you...

Well ... that is re-encouraging, Lee. Thank you for your precious entry :cool: .
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 8th November 2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By fernando
Pictures ... .

Pictures ...


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Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By fernando
Thank you for the hint, Ken ... but i don't think...

Thank you for the hint, Ken ... but i don't think so; neither the shape, nor the size ... or the material, etc. :shrug: :o
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By fernando
That is rather comforting ... thank you. I was...

That is rather comforting ... thank you.
I was told the area that it came from (post #7); a small penisula once occupied by the Romans until the 6th century. Whether it was excavated from under the...
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By fernando
Excelent finding, Bruno. Assuming the auctioner...

Excelent finding, Bruno.
Assuming the auctioner is certain of what he offered, both swords date can be placed on the XVIII century.
Apparently this time the engraver went right to business and first...
Forum: European Armoury 7th November 2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By fernando
While i thought i would not venture any further...

While i thought i would not venture any further conclusions unless i had a solid evidence to crack the inscription riddle, perhaps a couple hints on the subject would be pertinent ... i guess ...
Forum: European Armoury 7th November 2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By fernando
I see your point Mel but, i am reluctant to...

I see your point Mel but, i am reluctant to digest that this is a non weapon implement. Not so much a question of common sense but, i would be frustrated to realize that i acquired something i wasn't...
Forum: European Armoury 7th November 2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By fernando
Quite a pertinent approach, Will.

Quite a pertinent approach, Will.
Forum: European Armoury 6th November 2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By fernando
:cool: :cool: :cool:

:cool: :cool: :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 6th November 2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By fernando
Any further thoughts, Gentlemen ? ...

Any further thoughts, Gentlemen ? ...
Forum: European Armoury 6th November 2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By fernando
O.K. Udo; just a shot ... not a long one :o. The...

O.K. Udo; just a shot ... not a long one :o.
The minuscule ║ is the usual size to abreviate "number/numero". The A's, which i also see them set above, for some reason were chosen by the engraver in...
Forum: European Armoury 5th November 2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By fernando
May i call it a long shot Udo ? ;)

May i call it a long shot Udo ? ;)
Forum: European Armoury 5th November 2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By fernando
I confess that i would not have the capacity to...

I confess that i would not have the capacity to judge on this "Gladius" origin, as visibly this type of sword appeared in more than one place. Also while i will not dispute Bruno's info coming from...
Forum: European Armoury 5th November 2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By fernando
Ho ... well; one century is better than half one....

Ho ... well; one century is better than half one. And in such case prior to re-enacting habits ... i guess ?
Also assuming this sheath was once complete, with its side plates made in a degradable...
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