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Forum: European Armoury 3rd December 2023, 03:00 PM
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Posted By fernando
Curiously, the description of the example shown...

Curiously, the description of the example shown of "Espada de Ceņir" mentions that its ebony grip should be adorned with golden (twine) wire, which is absent in this example

" puņo en madera de...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd December 2023, 01:54 PM
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Posted By fernando
I take it that, the grip alone is rather common...

I take it that, the grip alone is rather common in Spanish (even Iberian) swords in general, cup hilts and all, made in turned wood. The Hungarian approach, being or not plausible, refers only to the...
Forum: European Armoury 1st December 2023, 03:30 PM
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Posted By fernando
A pity !

A pity !
Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2023, 06:20 PM
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Posted By fernando
Yes, the owner has just confirmed that the blade...

Yes, the owner has just confirmed that the blade last section has both sides sharp.



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Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2023, 05:49 PM
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Posted By fernando
Thank you Jim, for the additional notes on the...

Thank you Jim, for the additional notes on the blade characteristics :cool:.
Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2023, 05:45 PM
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Posted By fernando
Thank you for your input, Victrix. I am waiting...

Thank you for your input, Victrix.
I am waiting for the owners confirmation on the sabre false edge; but i think you are certainly right. Actually i have handled this sword the other day, but i...
Forum: European Armoury 28th November 2023, 05:24 PM
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Posted By fernando
I guess i am skeptical over that probability,...

I guess i am skeptical over that probability, Jim. But i wouldn't discard the spurious possiblity !
Forum: European Armoury 28th November 2023, 11:19 AM
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Posted By fernando
Jim, thank you so much for your previous input...

Jim, thank you so much for your previous input :cool:. I will duly process it myself and after pass word to the sword owner.
Zamorane el Toledano also appears in Palomares but, as you say, not...
Forum: European Armoury 28th November 2023, 11:15 AM
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Posted By fernando
Herewith his chart on marks and names. I will...

Herewith his chart on marks and names. I will send you two PDF's on Palomares (father and son) by email.


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Forum: European Armoury 27th November 2023, 09:00 PM
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Posted By fernando
Another sword; another challenge

Doesn't the hilt look Spanish ... Boca de Caballo and all ? Doesn't the punzon on the blade ricasso look Spanish, or at least in the Spanish (Toledo) fashion ? Yet it doesn't come in Palomares...
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