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Forum: European Armoury 22nd March 2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By fernando
Are you happy now ? :cool:

Are you happy now ? :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 22nd March 2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By fernando
Browse the web with term Mandoble (double hand)....

Browse the web with term Mandoble (double hand). You will find many offers for replicas, like that of Carlos V, which means there were also originals. With some insistence and a bit of luck you will...
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By fernando
One is 157 cms and another one 175 cms.

One is 157 cms and another one 175 cms.
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By fernando
Two handed swords (Montantes) are often mentioned...

Two handed swords (Montantes) are often mentioned in chronicles of the Portuguese discoveries period, for one.
They were used by nobles, those educated to train with such weapons.
Not many around...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By fernando
Welcome back, Bill :) . I assume you wanted to...

Welcome back, Bill :) .
I assume you wanted to post these items in the Ethno Forum, so i am moving the thread to that section.
Forum: European Armoury 12th March 2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By fernando
Thank you guys, Yes Barry, it has certainly been...

Thank you guys,

Yes Barry, it has certainly been exposed to elements and probably also burried or partly burried on the ground of some shed. The level of corrosion is less than that of excavation...
Forum: European Armoury 11th March 2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By fernando
I understand your point, Ken. In fact the...

I understand your point, Ken.
In fact the stamping of a hallmark on the front face of an object such as this one may ensure its value but it sure looks bizarre and unaesthetic, somehow disfiguring...
Forum: Swap Forum 10th March 2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By fernando
Exclamation Thread moved to Swap Forum due to its contents

Replies to thread author not allowed in this swap forum.
You will have continue your conversation by PM (private message) or email.
Forum: Swap Forum 10th March 2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By fernando
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Swap Forum 9th March 2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By fernando
Now offering elsewhere.

Now offering elsewhere.
Forum: European Armoury 8th March 2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By fernando
Wink An Ethno European tool/weapon ... or just weapon

This could be considered a tool/weapon but i take it that a couple details in it shows a visible evolution to the weapon status; what they would call in Portugal a 'chuço', a rural weapon used by...
Forum: Swap Forum 3rd March 2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By fernando
Any offers ?

Any offers ?
Forum: European Armoury 3rd March 2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By fernando
Thanks a lot Ken; i will look into it.

Thanks a lot Ken; i will look into it.
Forum: European Armoury 2nd March 2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By fernando
C'mon Cap'n ... Can't we make a joke any more ?...

C'mon Cap'n ... Can't we make a joke any more ? no stress at all ;) :cool:

I have given it another coat of pore (grain) filler. The result wasn't much, but i will leave as it is. I won't venture...
Forum: European Armoury 1st March 2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By fernando
Well Jasper, if this doesn't turn up 'too good to...

Well Jasper, if this doesn't turn up 'too good to be true', you have certainly made the deal of the year.
Can't wait to hear further news.
Forum: European Armoury 1st March 2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By fernando
Alright ... The design is mine ... but no...

Alright ...
The design is mine ... but no copyright applies ;) :D.
The massive parts (square cut and barrel cavity) were made at the carpenter; i wouldn't have the means an the hands (read my profile...
Forum: European Armoury 28th February 2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By fernando
Looks like this is usually included in the hand...

Looks like this is usually included in the hand cannon typology.
But with its 15 Kilos (over 33 pounds) it would need a Goliath to hold it bare hands for the shot.
So i thought i would better...
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By fernando
Hi Shakethetrees, Try and trim the size of your...

Hi Shakethetrees,
Try and trim the size of your images before you upload them; they may well do with 'half of the height' ;).

Concerning your interesting piece and not having the knowledge to...
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 62,963
Posted By fernando
If i get it right, you may better save the...

If i get it right, you may better save the selected images to your computer and upload (attach) from from there ... or simply copy the link to the thread you wish to show the images from.
By the way,...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd February 2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,682
Posted By fernando
Welcome to the forum Mac :) Highly considerable...

Welcome to the forum Mac :)
Highly considerable point you got there.
Although the wheel of fortune is usually depicted with (four) characters and Lady Fortune herself sipinning the crank, as you...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd February 2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By fernando
For the point of context alright ;)

For the point of context alright ;)
Forum: European Armoury 22nd February 2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By fernando
Very nice example from the 18th century, typical...

Very nice example from the 18th century, typical of Santa Cruz de Mudela.
You may consider it a previlege that it still keeps the inscription very legible and even bears a considerable part of the...
Forum: European Armoury 19th February 2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By fernando
Thank you for your input, Ken. I have also made a...

Thank you for your input, Ken.
I have also made a brief research on electric welding; in fact the more recent development took place in 1907, that one using coated electrodes, a system so much ( the...
Forum: European Armoury 18th February 2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By fernando
The pictures above were taken (two) with a flash...

The pictures above were taken (two) with a flash and (one) with a bore inspection lamp.
Concerning the welding cord, it is easy to judge that it was made in the 20th century ... easier to understand...
Forum: European Armoury 18th February 2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By fernando
Hi Marcus, The distance between the touchole and...

Hi Marcus,
The distance between the touchole and the rear is practicaly the same as that from the bore bottom to such rear (9 cms.); only a couple milimeters difference.
Further down from the...
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