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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 10:42 AM
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Posted By fernando
Let us ask Philip Tom ...

Let us ask Philip Tom ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2020, 02:55 PM
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Posted By fernando
Some kind of fancy stock ...

Some kind of fancy stock ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2020, 02:28 PM
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Posted By fernando
Not to forget the SANGIN version, a bayonet...

Not to forget the SANGIN version, a bayonet provided with extensions that are lashed with rattan or rawhide to the barrel.


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Forum: European Armoury 13th July 2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By fernando
So, if i get it, a bit of a puzzle is the...

So, if i get it, a bit of a puzzle is the association of shagreen ( from Turc šagri = onager's back) with wfish (ray or shark) skin. While it appears (to me), that fish skin was used in European...
Forum: European Armoury 12th July 2020, 11:11 AM
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Views: 217
Posted By fernando
Hi Cathey, Is THIS THREAD...

Hi Cathey,
Is THIS THREAD (http://myarmoury.com/talk/viewtopic.15739.html) useful ?
Forum: European Armoury 11th July 2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By fernando
Lightbulb If you read this forum front page ...

Not that we encourage the discussion of replicas, as per the scope of this particular forum but, let us consider this is still within context.
Forum: European Armoury 10th July 2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,107
Posted By fernando
Digressing on the rompe puntas

Jim, i confess this is one of these things i consider a riddle, until i read a convincing statement produced by a fencing expert or some old written material supporting this story of the rompe puntas...
Forum: European Armoury 10th July 2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,107
Posted By fernando
Thank you Terry :) .

Thank you Terry :) .
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th July 2020, 12:06 PM
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Views: 184
Posted By fernando
I would guess, not properly for an actual...

I would guess, not properly for an actual conversation but for giving/receiving (loud) short orders ...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th July 2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By fernando
Most probably, i would say ... or for sure :o .

Most probably, i would say ... or for sure :o .
Forum: European Armoury 10th July 2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By fernando
Red face Some questions ...

Say Guy, have you opened the link to my roncone example, per my posted #2 ?
Is the one you are about to import still complete with its whole haft ? When i had mine shipped from Italy, its (square...
Forum: European Armoury 9th July 2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,107
Posted By fernando
Thank you for your input, Jim. Whether this and...

Thank you for your input, Jim.
Whether this and other crosses have their origin in earlier times, with their religious character and certainly loaded with legendary contents, eventually some...
Forum: European Armoury 8th July 2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,107
Posted By fernando
I thought i would post a couple pictures...

I thought i would post a couple pictures (finally) received from the Military Museum, courtesy of its Director Colonel Albuquerque, in which we can see in their example, besides a nicely decorated...
Forum: European Armoury 6th July 2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By fernando
What are your thoughts now ...Guy ?. By the way,...

What are your thoughts now ...Guy ?. By the way, does this Roncone belong in your collection ?
Forum: European Armoury 1st July 2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By fernando
Pretty much like mine, that you can see HERE...

Pretty much like mine, that you can see HERE (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=14576&highlight=bisarma)
Forum: European Armoury 30th June 2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 882
Posted By fernando
Yes, they are; i have been through this page as...

Yes, they are; i have been through this page as well. But i fail to see any of them looking similar to the shield mark in yours. However Jim has more experience to judge on that ... variations and...
Forum: European Armoury 30th June 2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 882
Posted By fernando
How things (letterings) will be different once...

How things (letterings) will be different once the blade position is inverted; this in one of the sides.


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Forum: European Armoury 30th June 2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 882
Posted By fernando
Who knows ... fallen, as having become too loose...

Who knows ... fallen, as having become too loose with time ? I see no reason for having deliberately taken them off.


It was the first example i saw with those bars, when looking to the wall where...
Forum: European Armoury 30th June 2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 882
Posted By fernando
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Forum: European Armoury 30th June 2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 882
Posted By fernando
On the other hand, and not pretending to...

On the other hand, and not pretending to gratuitously switch the complicometer, is it my eyes or the sword posted is in the "wrong" position, that is, with the knuckle guard on the top, instead of in...
Forum: European Armoury 30th June 2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 882
Posted By fernando
Jim, good point on the wire grip missing bars...

Jim, good point on the wire grip missing bars :cool:.
To be (more) clear, i wasn't presuming that the name on the blade was that of one of the "SAHAGUN's" but actually pretending to discard such...
Forum: European Armoury 27th June 2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 882
Posted By fernando
Excelent sword. At first sight the name on the...

Excelent sword.
At first sight the name on the blade resembles one of the SAHAGUN family, but the full lettering doesn't match. Neither the mark figures in the Spanish (Toledan) smiths chart. If i...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd June 2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,107
Posted By fernando
It is clear that there are a few versions of...

It is clear that there are a few versions of 'multi' beam crosses. I realize that this or that version may be attributed to the wrong creed. I am no cross wizard either, but am glad i found that the...
Forum: European Armoury 21st June 2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,552
Posted By fernando
If i may ...

Just showing this other example by Stantler, to ponder on how (master) smiths chose different options to mark their blades; either punching their personal symbol or signing their actual name.
Such a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 58,569
Posted By fernando
Very nice examples, Prasanna :cool:

Very nice examples, Prasanna :cool:
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