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Forum: European Armoury Today, 05:05 PM
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Posted By corrado26
Thanks a lot for this good Information. I've been...

Thanks a lot for this good Information. I've been there last year in the arsenal rooms of the Heidecksburg and was heavily impressed what they have.
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury Today, 01:19 PM
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Posted By corrado26
The eagle is probably or perhaps the agle of the...

The eagle is probably or perhaps the agle of the county of Tirol in Austria.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 01:00 PM
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Posted By corrado26
Interesting pistol but I think that the stock and...

Interesting pistol but I think that the stock and the lock originally didn't belong together. The lock doesn't fit exactly into the stock, because the lockplate is obviously smaller than the opening...
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By corrado26
A helpful collector friend sent me copies of the...

A helpful collector friend sent me copies of the relevant pages of the above mentioned book. Here they are - in French language. The explanations are really very interesting and would be worth while...
Forum: European Armoury 16th May 2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By corrado26
French (?) sword with strange number

I have in my collection a what I think French sword that has on both sides of its blade the number "1414". It is certainly not a date as the sword and the blade are probably from the 1720s, but what...
Forum: European Armoury 1st May 2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By corrado26
Until some years ago I had in my collection this...

Until some years ago I had in my collection this powderflask which probably is very similar to the piece shown. The number "2887" says that it was in earlier times an item of the Austrian...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By corrado26
I think this is the same type of item with...

I think this is the same type of item with unknown use.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th April 2018, 03:37 PM
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Posted By corrado26
I don't believe that this is a powderflask...

I don't believe that this is a powderflask because the thread of its stopper, at least I have never seen a powderflask with such a detail.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st April 2018, 02:26 PM
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Views: 285
Posted By corrado26
could this be a drum?

could this be a drum?
Forum: European Armoury 14th April 2018, 01:47 PM
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Posted By corrado26
It's a German piece. "<> W <> L...

It's a German piece. "<> W <> L <>Z <> H <>" stands for "Wilhelm Landgraf zu Hessen", who was either Wilhelm VIII. (1751-1760) or Wilhelm IX. (1785-1806). His capital was Kassel.
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 8th April 2018, 10:26 AM
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Posted By corrado26
It might be interesting to know that this French...

It might be interesting to know that this French infantry gun M 1777 corrigé an 9 was the first really mass produced military weapon of the world: Between 1804 and 1820 more than 2 million of these...
Forum: European Armoury 5th April 2018, 06:44 AM
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Views: 404
Posted By corrado26
R.I.M.7.27 = Reserve Infanterie Munitionskolonne...

R.I.M.7.27 = Reserve Infanterie Munitionskolonne 7, sabre n° 27
E.P.D.II. 118 = Ersatz Pferde-Depot beim II. Armeekorps, sabre n°118

This means that this sabre was still in use during WW I...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd April 2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By corrado26
ok, here is a gun of the "Kanton...

ok, here is a gun of the "Kanton Basel"
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 3rd April 2018, 12:51 PM
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Posted By corrado26
and here the same gun made for Neuchâtel corrado26

and here the same gun made for Neuchâtel
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 25th March 2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By corrado26
This crown with five bows in difference to the...

This crown with five bows in difference to the British crown could be the crown of Jamaika in the British West Indies under George III. of Great Britain 1760-1820. At least is such a crown with GR...
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By corrado26
This is a French cavalry sabre M an XI and this...

This is a French cavalry sabre M an XI and this type of sabre had an iron scabbard. The one shown is absolutely original as well as the numbers on it. It was made in the Klingenthal factury in...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th March 2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By corrado26
really wonderful, thanks a lot for...

really wonderful, thanks a lot for showing.
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 14th March 2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,459
Posted By corrado26
I checked the book "Trade Guns of the Hudson...

I checked the book "Trade Guns of the Hudson Bay Company 1670 to 1970" by S. James Gooding:

Other than shape, Wood and stock finish are the only other feature to be considered. In 1717 the...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th March 2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By corrado26
Wink That's ok

That's ok
Forum: European Armoury 3rd March 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,244
Posted By corrado26
During a spring auction 2015 of a German auction...

During a spring auction 2015 of a German auction house a sword of justice in the style of 17th/18th century has been sold. The hilt of it is in my eyes very similar to the piece in question.
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By corrado26
This is a French M 1866 cavalry carbine system...

This is a French M 1866 cavalry carbine system Chassepot, manufactured in the "Manufacture Impériale de St. Etienne" in 1871, transferred 1877 into a M 1866/74 for use of blackpowder metal...
Forum: European Armoury 24th February 2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By corrado26
............and you can find in the "NEUE...

............and you can find in the "NEUE STÖCKEL: " GARDEN Robert, London GB, 1860-77, 200 Piccadilly, 1871-77 29 Piccadilly, 1878-85 " Garden & Son, 1885-90 R.S.GARDEN 200 Piccadilly, Specialist...
Forum: European Armoury 24th February 2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By corrado26
In the wonderful book of my old friend Bob...

In the wonderful book of my old friend Bob Brooker, "British Military Pistols an Associated Edged Weapons" you can find on pages 360-368 some pistols made by GARDEN 200 Piccadilly London.
corrado26
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By corrado26
Here a picture of a mameluke with a very similar...

Here a picture of a mameluke with a very similar holster for two pistols side by side
corrado26
Forum: European Armoury 11th February 2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By corrado26
Readers who are able to read and understand the...

Readers who are able to read and understand the French language will find a very interesting documentation to the sabre above: "Un sabre de hussard selon l’ordonnance du Roi du 15 mai 1752", Gazette...
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