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Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2020, 05:31 PM
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Posted By fernando
Indeed :cool: .

Indeed :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 936
Posted By fernando
A while back i tried to take a picture with my...

A while back i tried to take a picture with my smart phone of the sword of Fernando el Catolico in the Granada Royal Chapel. My gesture was well disguised but, i have forgotten that in the device...
Forum: European Armoury 4th November 2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,153
Posted By fernando
Digressing ...

:o Apparently now evidenced as being an earlier instrument, in all its variants, according to those who claim the "Celtic myth", after finding that bagpipes developed their own distinct path, as...
Forum: European Armoury 4th November 2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,153
Posted By fernando
Well, if the interview took place in my...

Well, if the interview took place in my (European) neck of the woods, the lady would be Asian, having finished eating in an Asian Restaurant, which was situated in the Oriental part of the city ;).
Forum: European Armoury 29th October 2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,022
Posted By fernando
Udo, do you really think the guard is a XVII...

Udo, do you really think the guard is a XVII century part ?
Forum: European Armoury 29th October 2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,022
Posted By fernando
... That would be, in context, a different...

... That would be, in context, a different subject ;) .
Forum: European Armoury 29th October 2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By fernando
... Minding that the colours were by then...

... Minding that the colours were by then relative to the knigth's house.
Forum: European Armoury 29th October 2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,022
Posted By fernando
Do you really think this is period stuff, Wayne ?

Do you really think this is period stuff, Wayne ?
Forum: European Armoury 29th October 2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By fernando
I have been through this issue a while back; it...

I have been through this issue a while back; it seems that there is a consensus in that ostrich feathers were mostly used. Some say the reason was that they are more aerodynamic (windwise). Ôthers...
Forum: Swap Forum 26th October 2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,883
Posted By fernando
Now for 650 Euros.

Now for 650 Euros.
Forum: Swap Forum 26th October 2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,930
Posted By fernando
Now for 600 Euros.

Now for 600 Euros.
Forum: European Armoury 23rd October 2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,200
Posted By fernando
The "other" 1796 ...

Anything to do with this portrait i posted here 11 years ago, a high end version held by Emperor of Brazil Dom Pedro I, (IV of Portugal), as painted by French artist Jean-Baptiste Debret in 1816....
Forum: European Armoury 22nd October 2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By fernando
No comments, Gentlemen ?

No comments, Gentlemen ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st October 2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,067
Posted By fernando
:D

:D
Forum: European Armoury 21st October 2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,200
Posted By fernando
I have read that, one strong argument used by...

I have read that, one strong argument used by Samuel Colt (a sharp dealer) to convince contract committees to prefer his revolver was that, as all every little parts were numbered, when troopers...
Forum: European Armoury 21st October 2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,200
Posted By fernando
I admit i originaly posted this example to be...

I admit i originaly posted this example to be subject of your people better recognition. Only when i went back to the source looking for a picture of the entire blade, i too raised my own doubts.
So...
Forum: European Armoury 21st October 2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,200
Posted By fernando
Rather crude marks, visibly made by a soldier in...

Rather crude marks, visibly made by a soldier in an ambiance of having to handle his sword back to the depot, between action episodes, to prevent the depot keeper to neglect its setup integrity ......
Forum: European Armoury 21st October 2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,200
Posted By fernando
Can't do any better Norman ... but i think: yes.

Can't do any better Norman ... but i think: yes.
Forum: European Armoury 21st October 2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,200
Posted By fernando
:cool: . .

:cool: .


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Forum: European Armoury 21st October 2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,200
Posted By fernando
... Although the version that became famous to...

... Although the version that became famous to equip the Dragons of Chaves was the British spear pointed (Waterloo) version.
Forum: European Armoury 20th October 2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,200
Posted By fernando
I haven't any solid evience at hand; although...

I haven't any solid evience at hand; although this should have happened *. The versions that abund over here are both HV and lC originals. Remember the Brits sent the (then disarmed) Portuguese...
Forum: European Armoury 17th October 2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By fernando
Have you used the 'Search' option above? Look...

Have you used the 'Search' option above? Look HERE (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=7503&highlight=button+tinder+snap) ;)
Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,409
Posted By fernando
And in case you don't fancy such solution, you...

And in case you don't fancy such solution, you can always opt for the hinged three bar version, like this 1640 harquebusier real thing.
(British National Army Museum)

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Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,409
Posted By fernando
For some relaxation, let me show how an artist...

For some relaxation, let me show how an artist views a functional nasal bar.

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Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,409
Posted By fernando
Besides the possible function the leather straps...

Besides the possible function the leather straps perform in controlling the articulation, one must consider that, one lame itself can not roll up more than to a limited point, as it meets the upper...
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