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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 12:20 PM
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Posted By fernando
Fernando K is obviously right, Jean-Luc. I...

Fernando K is obviously right, Jean-Luc. I Believe you can also this a lock "a la moda".
Can you see the two little appendixes in the front and in the back of the cock ?

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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 316
Posted By fernando
Have a great day :D

Have a great day :D
Forum: European Armoury 24th January 2015, 09:10 PM
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Views: 316
Posted By fernando
Photo shots, gun shots, tequilla shots ... take a...

Photo shots, gun shots, tequilla shots ... take a pick ;)
Forum: European Armoury 21st January 2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By fernando
Ah, i wouldn't have both some of those tools and...

Ah, i wouldn't have both some of those tools and the hands (;)) ... besides the fear that the heating part would damage things.
I have tried to turn my stuck up ones with a padded grip and i didn't...
Forum: European Armoury 21st January 2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By fernando
Very nice little piece, Jean-Luc :cool: ....

Very nice little piece, Jean-Luc :cool: .
Amazingly with a lock in the French system and not the typical 'llave de patilla' (Miquelete).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By fernando
You are right Tim. I just felt like showing a...

You are right Tim. I just felt like showing a real Amerindian club example, instead of just drawings. As i said, it is a club from the Tukano tribes, which in fact are not from the Guarani/Tupi...
Forum: European Armoury 20th January 2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 316
Posted By fernando
Nice ... very, very nice :) These bronze barrels...

Nice ... very, very nice :)
These bronze barrels are a rather added value :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 20th January 2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By fernando
Nice pistol Ken ! ... and with the barrel still...

Nice pistol Ken !
... and with the barrel still being possible to unscrew, which so often isn't.
You must tell me where that junk shop is about :cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th January 2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By fernando
If you browse the net (at least in portuguese )...

If you browse the net (at least in portuguese ) you will see that it depends on which tribes you are talking about. Guaranis are from the vast group Guarani/Tupi.
One type of club (porrete) is the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By fernando
Surely no more than the longer one of the two...

Surely no more than the longer one of the two ends of his cloth belt, in a manner stylized by the artist (Danubio Gonçalves).


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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th January 2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By fernando
Most similar to a Bali example numbered #179 in...

Most similar to a Bali example numbered #179 in BETEL CUTTERS by Henry Brownrigg.

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Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By fernando
Very nice item. Somewhere is the sword that went...

Very nice item. Somewhere is the sword that went along with this dagger, certainly with the same pommel shape.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By fernando
I have been twice in Museu do Oriente; their...

I have been twice in Museu do Oriente; their basic collection doesn't include weapons.
The exhibition they are now showing is generaly about 'jewels' of the India route. No more than twelve weapons (...
Forum: European Armoury 13th January 2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,118
Posted By fernando
Very nice example Corrado. Is it marked Fabbrica...

Very nice example Corrado. Is it marked Fabbrica Reale di Napoli, or is just an information ? Where are such marks placed?
Forum: European Armoury 13th January 2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,118
Posted By fernando
Points noted, Fernando. You sure know a lot more...

Points noted, Fernando. You sure know a lot more than us about these things.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By fernando
Hi Bhushan If you have never been to Lisbon, i am...

Hi Bhushan
If you have never been to Lisbon, i am sure you will enjoy it; this is the general opinion.
Concerning places connected with arms & armour, you must definitely visit the Military Museum....
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th January 2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum, Hrulj :) Can't you make a...

Welcome to the forum, Hrulj :)
Can't you make a better picture ?
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th January 2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By fernando
Hi Ken, I am a zero on metalurgies. I had to...

Hi Ken,
I am a zero on metalurgies. I had to trust those who had such knowledge, in the first place and, in the end, i met the person who had loan two originals to the guy who atempted and managed to...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th January 2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By fernando
Hi Ken, I can tell you by experience that, the...

Hi Ken,
I can tell you by experience that, the chance to get the real thing, is extremely remote.
I wish you luck with this one :cool:.
Forum: European Armoury 7th January 2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By fernando
ulfberth, you have a PM

ulfberth, you have a PM
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th January 2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By fernando
What a fantabulous piece !!!

What a fantabulous piece !!!
Forum: European Armoury 1st January 2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,122
Posted By fernando
A 'modern' simple example, similar to some shown...

A 'modern' simple example, similar to some shown in this tread and also in Neumann's work "American Revolution".
Most probably from the end XVIII century, with the number 19 engraved, hence for a...
Forum: European Armoury 31st December 2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By fernando
Thank you for sharing, Jean-Luc. Bonne année et...

Thank you for sharing, Jean-Luc.
Bonne année et bonne santé :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 27th December 2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By fernando
If the silver knob were British, wouldn't it have...

If the silver knob were British, wouldn't it have hallmarks ? :o
Forum: Swap Forum 27th December 2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By fernando
It is better if you include your email adress,...

It is better if you include your email adress, Lorenzo.
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