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Forum: European Armoury 27th July 2020, 08:56 PM
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Views: 1,847
Posted By Cerjak
[QUOTE=Lansquenet59]I just made a surprising...

[QUOTE=Lansquenet59]I just made a surprising discovery! When taking close-up photos, I notice a workshop punch, it looks like an angel! I am happy, maybe you know more?
To answer Philippe, the metal...
Forum: European Armoury 4th May 2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,888
Posted By Cerjak
Exhibit in the Higgins Armory Museum, 100 Barber Avenue, Worcester, Massachusetts, US

Exhibit in the Higgins Armory Museum, 100 Barber Avenue, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Forum: European Armoury 4th May 2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,888
Posted By Cerjak
A LARGE IRON VOUGE STAFF-WEAPON HEAD

Description made by Christies in 2012

A LARGE IRON VOUGE STAFF-WEAPON HEAD
ALMOST CERTAINLY 15TH CENTURY
With heavy curved blade (tips reprofiled) struck on one face with a series of marks and on...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd April 2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 55,774
Posted By Cerjak
A similar Example sold by Fisher in 2004

A similar Example sold by Fisher in 2004
Description:56*
Kriegsmesser. österreichisch, Ende 15. Jh. Eisengefäss korr. Knauf ähnlich Vogelkopf, gerade Parierstange aus
Rundeisen mit "gequetschten"...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd April 2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 55,774
Posted By Cerjak
In the collection of the Royal armouries...

In the collection of the Royal armouries described as a hunting sword but in fact a messer.
Forum: European Armoury 1st March 2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,696
Posted By Cerjak
It depends on period ,country and fashion the...

It depends on period ,country and fashion the Savoyard helmets and Maximilian helmet are mostly with one piece visor but cuirassiers helm from the early 17th and European heavy field helmets from...
Forum: European Armoury 29th February 2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,696
Posted By Cerjak
This helmet said to be from Sir Thomas Coppin of...

This helmet said to be from Sir Thomas Coppin of Markyate funerary achievement has a two pieces visor. ( fig 1573 p154 cripps-day)
Forum: European Armoury 28th February 2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,696
Posted By Cerjak
The visor covers the front of the skull, and is...

The visor covers the front of the skull, and is embossed to fit the comb, but never I have seen such crude work.
This feature is never seen on close helmet even of munition grade quality.
Forum: European Armoury 28th February 2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,696
Posted By Cerjak
This helmet has a very unusual visor, certainly a...

This helmet has a very unusual visor, certainly a later addition.
Forum: European Armoury 28th February 2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,291
Posted By Cerjak
It could be a funerary helmet For funerary helmet...

It could be a funerary helmet
For funerary helmet see "A Record of European Armour and Arms Through Seven Centuries Volume V". Many funerary helmets have been much more heavily adapted when they were...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,309
Posted By Cerjak
Dear Ibrahiim and Kronckew Many thanks for the...

Dear Ibrahiim and Kronckew
Many thanks for the pictures. ( I have attached the picture #5)
actually it is a possibility to not dismiss this gun could very well be a camel cannon.
Best
Cerjak
Forum: European Armoury 14th November 2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,888
Posted By Cerjak
see this link and also the...

see this link and also the picture
https://www.rct.uk/collection/94950/lochaber-axes
Forum: European Armoury 14th November 2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,888
Posted By Cerjak
Early polearm or Lochaber axe or something else ?

Early polearm or Lochaber axe or something else ?
Your comment are welcome
Overall 60 cm
Weight 3078 gr
Best
Cerjak
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,309
Posted By Cerjak
It is a Iron barrel .

It is a Iron barrel .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,309
Posted By Cerjak
yes it could be a possibility

yes it could be a possibility
Forum: European Armoury 14th November 2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By Cerjak
Dear Fernando Thank you for your comment on this...

Dear Fernando

Thank you for your comment on this Blunderbuss.
there is no doubt that this miquelet lock has been converted into percussion
There is not doubt that this moquelet look had been...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,309
Posted By Cerjak
Exact it is the easier way to determinate if it...

Exact it is the easier way to determinate if it is or not Iron.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,309
Posted By Cerjak
Hi KEN Thank you for your comment ,it is exact...

Hi KEN
Thank you for your comment ,it is exact that there is similarities to Indian Jezail barrels.
Best
CERJAK
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,309
Posted By Cerjak
Dear Fernando. the cannon has a very deep patina...

Dear Fernando.
the cannon has a very deep patina and it is difficult to be certain if it's iron or bronze. Traces of green oxide (at the junction of the handle and cannon) can be seen, which would...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,309
Posted By Cerjak
A swivel cannon For comment

The peculiarity of this gun is that the touch hole normaly on te top of the breech is located in the side of the barrel with a pan.
It might help to determine the origin and may be the production...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th November 2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,927
Posted By Cerjak
Thank you all for your comments and additional...

Thank you all for your comments and additional informations on this 3 weapons or as Jim rightly pointed out" weapons and curency weapons"
best
Cerjak
Forum: European Armoury 2nd November 2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By Cerjak
Thank you philips for this pertinent remark about...

Thank you philips for this pertinent remark about the Brescian style perpetuated into the face of the bridle.
Best
Jean-Luc
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,466
Posted By Cerjak
BLADE DETAIL CLOSE UP

BLADE DETAIL CLOSE UP
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,927
Posted By Cerjak
A group of African weapons for comment.

all come from the same place (Congo) and seem to have a certain age
Thank you all in advance for your comments.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,466
Posted By Cerjak
one more for comment

one more for comment
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