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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 09:28 AM
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Posted By fernando
Very sharp eye and obviously a correct...

Very sharp eye and obviously a correct assessment, Adrian.
So ... what would the marks refer to; foundry, destination ID initials ?
Forum: European Armoury 5th April 2020, 03:09 PM
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Posted By fernando
Very nice piece, Captain :cool: .

Very nice piece, Captain :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 5th April 2020, 02:40 PM
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Views: 269
Posted By fernando
Dague de main gauche, daga de mano izquierda,...

Dague de main gauche, daga de mano izquierda, adaga de mão esquerda, left hand dagger ... all mean the same; take a pick ;) .
Forum: European Armoury 5th April 2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By fernando
Most left handers of this type have a simiilar...

Most left handers of this type have a simiilar depression, Mark. You press your thumb in there to secure it in the right position ... like in mine.

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Forum: European Armoury 5th April 2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By fernando
You saved me from having to do that sketch ......

You saved me from having to do that sketch ... which i was about to do ;).
Forum: European Armoury 5th April 2020, 12:52 PM
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Views: 269
Posted By fernando
Bundles and bundles ... as also for Portugal.

Bundles and bundles ... as also for Portugal.
Forum: European Armoury 5th April 2020, 09:46 AM
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Posted By fernando
Thomas, i don't see any name with these letters...

Thomas, i don't see any name with these letters groupings in Palomares Nomina.
... And, until better judgement, i would stick to IN SOLINGEN ... misspelled, overspelled, whatever :o
Forum: European Armoury 4th April 2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By fernando
Very nice left hander indeed, Thomas. Solingen on...

Very nice left hander indeed, Thomas. Solingen on the blade ? ...
Forum: Swap Forum 4th April 2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By fernando
Amother blunderbuss for sale

This time again one the Napoleonic period, with a British lock and barrel (1756 Brown Bess shortened); initials on lock erased as per period civilian protection. With a Portuguese buttstock and fish...
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd April 2020, 03:54 PM
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Views: 149
Posted By fernando
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd April 2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By fernando
Blunderbuss for sale

From my collection a blunderbuss from the first half 19th century, as those used by civilans, adapted with parts from the Peninsular War period; an interesting historic item.
Barrel signed by John...
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd April 2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By fernando
Interesting offers to consider ...

Interesting offers to consider ...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 2nd April 2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By fernando
Ägyptische Schwerttänzerin = Egyptian sword...

Ägyptische Schwerttänzerin = Egyptian sword dancer.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 150,810
Posted By fernando
Red face No photos available but, instead...

Pity there were no photographers in the 16th century, David; but there were painters and chroniclers to leave us images ... and history ;) .

By the way ...

It is admittable that, the Javanese...
Forum: European Armoury 29th March 2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 363
Posted By fernando
Yes; no sauna :cool:.

Yes; no sauna :cool:.
Forum: European Armoury 29th March 2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 363
Posted By fernando
It must have been hell to keep head (and body)...

It must have been hell to keep head (and body) inside these apparatuses; in a warm/hot climate, they become as hot as stoves. In reading chronicles of the (Portuguese) discoveries period in India,...
Forum: European Armoury 29th March 2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By fernando
Oh i see, Filipe. Shame on me. I took it that...

Oh i see, Filipe. Shame on me. I took it that Lee's entry was only to offer a little humor :o.
Forum: European Armoury 28th March 2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 363
Posted By fernando
Duly noted, Dirk :cool: .

Duly noted, Dirk :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 28th March 2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 363
Posted By fernando
I figured that was what you meant; just wasn't...

I figured that was what you meant; just wasn't sure. Yes, siege (surround) in English, cerco in Portuguese.
Forum: European Armoury 28th March 2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 363
Posted By fernando
I confess my ignorance. What do you mean by...

I confess my ignorance. What do you mean by 'seat'; not siege, of course :o .
Forum: European Armoury 28th March 2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 363
Posted By fernando
A rather interesting peascod example, Thomas. No...

A rather interesting peascod example, Thomas. No wonder it is that heavy, with the metal reinforcement.
May i ask an ignorant question about the collar piece, once Dirk didn't mention anything about...
Forum: European Armoury 28th March 2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By fernando
:D .

:D

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Forum: European Armoury 28th March 2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By fernando
We could see that aspalathos example was damaged...

We could see that aspalathos example was damaged but ... not to such an extreme point.
Forum: European Armoury 26th March 2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,079
Posted By fernando
Some guys have all the luck ;) :cool: :D .

Some guys have all the luck ;) :cool: :D .
Forum: European Armoury 25th March 2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,079
Posted By fernando
Yes, it sure does. Can you tell us its length ......

Yes, it sure does. Can you tell us its length ... excluding the tang ?


Sure thing; it could well be from the XVII century.


Look hard; some times there are (rather faded) inscriptions on...
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