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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 06:09 PM
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Posted By fernando
So there was a cutlass; but certainly not so...

So there was a cutlass; but certainly not so 'young' as the one that has been popularized.
Great data you found, anyhow, Gustav :cool:.
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 06:01 PM
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Posted By fernando
https://apachewarface.tumblr.com/post/37914953910/...

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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 12:24 PM
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Posted By fernando
Guys, i wonder if i get it right ... ... if the...

Guys, i wonder if i get it right ...
... if the sword shown here and elsewhere in web sources, is a XVIII century sabre, this has no chance to be Miles Standish's sword, right ?
And if adding to...
Forum: Swap Forum 13th May 2021, 01:09 PM
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Posted By fernando
Two hand cannons for sale

From my collection, two early iron cannons for sale.

The first one, Gothic, dated circa 1400, a date confirmed by the late expert Michael Trömner (Matchlock).
The octagonal barrel with a broad...
Forum: European Armoury 11th May 2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 924
Posted By fernando
Wayne, you have PM.

Wayne, you have PM.
Forum: European Armoury 11th May 2021, 12:40 PM
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Views: 924
Posted By fernando
African & ethnic is in the Ethno forum next door,...

African & ethnic is in the Ethno forum next door, Wayne; this is the Euro forum ;).
Forum: European Armoury 11th May 2021, 12:35 PM
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Posted By fernando
In way, yes; no cop is going to knock at your...

In way, yes; no cop is going to knock at your door, claiming that you have a few 'weapons' in the kitchen ... not in my neck of the woods, nor anywhere else, i presume.


The way i view it, the...
Forum: European Armoury 10th May 2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 924
Posted By fernando
Wayne, what is 'obvious' is that, if the item you...

Wayne, what is 'obvious' is that, if the item you are posting is as 'recent' as you assume, you will risk having its image wacked ;).
Forum: European Armoury 10th May 2021, 06:41 PM
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Posted By fernando
. Yes Jim, in legal terms, and not only, a...

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Yes Jim, in legal terms, and not only, a kitchen knife is an utility but, if you are found carrying it in the streets, it is a weapon.
Same goes for the machete; just subtract kitchen and add...
Forum: European Armoury 10th May 2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 924
Posted By fernando
Semantics ? ....

Jim, a machete is a big wide knife (cuchillo grande con la hoja ancha), whether an ancient or a modern, even a future version. Basically a tool for cutting branches and our way through the bush. It...
Forum: European Armoury 10th May 2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 924
Posted By fernando
In the case of the model 1803 the Spaniards had...

In the case of the model 1803 the Spaniards had it as a 'machete zapadores' (sappers machete); Calvó even calls it a 'machete sierra' (saw machete). Definitely a weapon with a tool utility.


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Forum: European Armoury 10th May 2021, 12:03 PM
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Posted By fernando
Fully agreed, Norman !

Fully agreed, Norman !
Forum: Swap Forum 10th May 2021, 09:58 AM
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Posted By fernando
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: European Armoury 9th May 2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 924
Posted By fernando
Jim, hopefuly the conversation over these 'tool...

Jim, hopefuly the conversation over these 'tool weapons' doesn't lead us to an area beyond our forum scope, you know, 20th century WW militaria and the like.
Concerning the what you call Spanish...
Forum: European Armoury 8th May 2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 924
Posted By fernando
Hi Cathey, Surprising that you also collect...

Hi Cathey,

Surprising that you also collect items so much 'younger' than those antique gems you often show us :).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th May 2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By fernando
Agreed :cool:.

Agreed :cool:.
Forum: European Armoury 5th May 2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,034
Posted By fernando
Wayne, you've got PM.

Wayne, you've got PM.
Forum: European Armoury 5th May 2021, 05:31 PM
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Views: 7,034
Posted By fernando
Extremely well put, Victrix :cool:.

Extremely well put, Victrix :cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th May 2021, 03:39 PM
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Views: 341
Posted By fernando
Thank you so much, Gustav :cool:.

Thank you so much, Gustav :cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th May 2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By fernando
Antique clock. Greek to tanslate ...please

A friend of mine has acquired this clock; but he doesn't know what the terms in the plates mean.
Anyone help ... please ?


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Forum: European Armoury 2nd May 2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,073
Posted By fernando
... Or maybe a flaw of the engraver. The street...

... Or maybe a flaw of the engraver. The street had many different names, boucherie and bouclerie included. But it all indicates that this supplier is listed as having resided in the street when it...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd May 2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,651
Posted By fernando
Having checked a few sites where wizards discuss...

Having checked a few sites where wizards discuss these things one may find that:
NGP M71 (Neues Gewehr Pulver) is an improved version of black powder developed for the Mauser rifle 1871.
So ......
Forum: European Armoury 2nd May 2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,073
Posted By fernando
Surely a (my) spelling flaw ;).

Surely a (my) spelling flaw ;).
Forum: European Armoury 1st May 2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,651
Posted By fernando
Dmitry, you have a new PM.

Dmitry, you have a new PM.
Forum: European Armoury 30th April 2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,651
Posted By fernando
Yes; not only the barrels of both examples have...

Yes; not only the barrels of both examples have the same (cannon) shape but also their 'stocks' are made to mount in the same type of bed. Definitely both served the same purpose
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