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Forum: Swap Forum 26th October 2020, 09:22 AM
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Posted By fernando
Now for 650 Euros.

Now for 650 Euros.
Forum: Swap Forum 26th October 2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,223
Posted By fernando
Now for 600 Euros.

Now for 600 Euros.
Forum: European Armoury 23rd October 2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
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, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By fernando
No comments, Gentlemen ?

No comments, Gentlemen ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st October 2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By fernando
:D

:D
Forum: European Armoury 21st October 2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
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, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
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, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
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, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
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, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By fernando
:cool: . .

:cool: .


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Forum: European Armoury 21st October 2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
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, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
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, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
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, 06:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
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, 06:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
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, 10:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
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...
Forum: European Armoury 12th October 2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
Posted By fernando
That reproduction example in the lower image of...

That reproduction example in the lower image of post #24 with that arcuated (empty) space towards the center, seems to fully suggest this is the functional articulated version.
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
Posted By fernando
The neck guard i showed doesn't move that much,...

The neck guard i showed doesn't move that much, nor should all others ... i think. I guess a little contraction is enough to allow the user to look upwards.


Nice images. I gather that the drawings...
Forum: European Armoury 10th October 2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
Posted By fernando
Some say this is an option to make a difference...

Some say this is an option to make a difference between wealthy or ranked owners and ordinary troopers equipment. I have even seen (here ?) a neck guard in one entire piece but with pronounced...
Forum: European Armoury 8th October 2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
Posted By fernando
Good you find some marks; always a great thing.

Good you find some marks; always a great thing.
Forum: Swap Forum 8th October 2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,437
Posted By fernando
SOLD, THANKS

SOLD, THANKS
Forum: European Armoury 5th October 2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,254
Posted By fernando
Thank you Norman, The quantity of the French an...

Thank you Norman,

The quantity of the French an XI version (1802-1803).
Mind you, this detail does not oblige for a specimen being French. If in fact it represents French regulation, it may as well...
Forum: European Armoury 5th October 2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,254
Posted By fernando
Lightbulb Important ...

Jim, can you count the cannelures (ribs) on the grip of your briquet; 36, 28 ... or other ?
Forum: European Armoury 5th October 2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,254
Posted By fernando
Let me be precious and transfer the original...

Let me be precious and transfer the original text; you will interpreter it as per your wishes:


And i will even give you some hint. Here is an assessment made by a 'General' (top member) of the...
Forum: European Armoury 4th October 2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
Posted By fernando
Sounds fine to me, Raf. I was hesitating to...

Sounds fine to me, Raf. I was hesitating to propose a high end version in that the back lames were articulated, and you came with a fair enlightening.
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