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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania Yesterday, 06:26 PM
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Posted By fernando
Also availabe in english, with title "BETEL...

Also availabe in english, with title "BETEL CUTTERS", printed by Thames and Hudson
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By fernando
Another incendiary quoit.

I realize the name quoit is/was genericaly attributed to objects with a ring form for throwing purposes, whereas the original name of this weapon weapon was certainly another one. Currently being...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,309
Posted By fernando
A fellow collector has this one, with a brass...

A fellow collector has this one, with a brass hilt.
The pictures are very bad but, if i recall the last time i handled it, it has the inscription Andrea Ferara interspersed with Kings heads.
Do you...
Forum: European Armoury 17th April 2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By fernando
Doesn't it look like a military bayonet blade ?...

Doesn't it look like a military bayonet blade ? :o
... Mounted in the German style, with the scallop shell langet ?
Sorry if i am talking nonsense :shrug: .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th April 2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,160
Posted By fernando
No pictures, Jacques ?

No pictures, Jacques ?
Forum: Swap Forum 16th April 2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By fernando
Hi S.Workman, The usual place for members...

Hi S.Workman,
The usual place for members announcing shows and other events is the Swap forum; so let's move it.
Forum: European Armoury 15th April 2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 40,848
Posted By fernando
Dear Marcus, I am surprised that, after a while,...

Dear Marcus,
I am surprised that, after a while, you are not acquainted with the forum 'Manage Attachments' features, placed in the the 'Aditional Options' section, when you submit a post.
Haven't...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th April 2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,160
Posted By fernando
Points noted, Rick.Thank you.

Points noted, Rick.Thank you.
Forum: European Armoury 10th April 2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By fernando
The kind of donuts that cause a 'burning'...

The kind of donuts that cause a 'burning' digestion, Rick ;) .
I am all excited, i have just acquired one myself; busy making an acrylic case for it, as they are extremely fragile.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th April 2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,160
Posted By fernando
So where are we getting at, Stu ? Can i not...

So where are we getting at, Stu ?
Can i not (even) call it a Barut Dan ?
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th April 2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,160
Posted By fernando
Amazing; i would swear that both Tirri and Stone...

Amazing; i would swear that both Tirri and Stone call it Persian :confused:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th April 2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,160
Posted By fernando
I think mine is a Barut Dan. Some say Persian,...

I think mine is a Barut Dan. Some say Persian, others say Afghan.
I wonder whether those filed grooves are just decoration or some kind of mark.


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Forum: European Armoury 5th April 2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By fernando
Hk Chauncey, You certainly wish to start this...

Hk Chauncey,
You certainly wish to start this thread in the European section.
Let's move it.
Forum: European Armoury 22nd March 2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
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: 423
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: 423
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: 423
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: 494
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: 578
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: 615
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: 543
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: 721
Posted By fernando
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Swap Forum 9th March 2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By fernando
Now offering elsewhere.

Now offering elsewhere.
Forum: European Armoury 8th March 2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
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: 721
Posted By fernando
Any offers ?

Any offers ?
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