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Forum: European Armoury Today, 07:50 AM
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As far as I know there has never been an English...

As far as I know there has never been an English translation, good opportunity to learn some German.
Forum: European Armoury Today, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 142
Posted By corrado26
What do you think about - Wallace Collection...

What do you think about
- Wallace Collection Catalogues, European Arms and Armour two volumes,
London 1962
- Catalogue Hermann Historica, Munich, 56. auction European Court swords 17.
to...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 09:49 AM
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Views: 142
Posted By corrado26
Red face Thank you Jasper, I was sitting on my...

Thank you Jasper, I was sitting on my eyes.............
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,420
Posted By corrado26
In the book of my old friend Bob Brooker,...

In the book of my old friend Bob Brooker, "British Military pistols and associated edged weapons" there are published five Scottish all steel flintlock pistols which possibly have been made for...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 08:03 AM
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Views: 142
Posted By corrado26
Sorry, I forgot the pictures, here they are

Sorry, I forgot the pictures, here they are
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 08:02 AM
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Views: 142
Posted By corrado26
I take this as a typical Swiss sword. The lions-...

I take this as a typical Swiss sword. The lions- or dogs head is absolutely typical for Swiss arms at that time and one can find them in many auction catalogues or Swiss collections today. The script...
Forum: European Armoury 9th May 2022, 04:39 PM
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Posted By corrado26
you should not post items just in auction!

you should not post items just in auction!
Forum: European Armoury 7th May 2022, 11:09 AM
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Views: 533
Posted By corrado26
and a Swiss or burgundy dagger ca. 1350 with...

and a Swiss or burgundy dagger ca. 1350 with restored hilt of my collection
Forum: European Armoury 7th May 2022, 11:05 AM
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Views: 533
Posted By corrado26
or see here:

or see here:
Forum: European Armoury 6th May 2022, 02:58 PM
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Posted By corrado26
Dagger with a very smooth blade

I got offered this dagger of which I know absolutely nothing. The hilt is made of ivory, the scabbard is of leather with iron mounts and nice decoration at the show side. But the straight blade is...
Forum: Swap Forum 5th May 2022, 04:11 PM
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Views: 1,799
Posted By corrado26
still available

still available
Forum: European Armoury 5th May 2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By corrado26
I think at one side the dagger shows St....

I think at one side the dagger shows St. Sebastian (not St. Stephan) standing after having overcome his death under a baldachin and over the purgatory which is fired by heavy smoke coming from the...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd May 2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,420
Posted By corrado26
I cannot see the sense of the screws at the...

I cannot see the sense of the screws at the ramshorn butt. Normally these are needles to clean the ignition hole but these two items are far too thick for this purpose. So I tend to think that these...
Forum: European Armoury 25th April 2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By corrado26
This are fotos of an Austrian...

This are fotos of an Austrian "Fuesilier-sabre".
Forum: European Armoury 25th April 2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By corrado26
This "Z"-mark is possibly a wolf angle what was...

This "Z"-mark is possibly a wolf angle what was the mark of the Solingen firm Neuhaus.
Forum: European Armoury 12th April 2022, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By corrado26
One of the best sources in my opinion is...

One of the best sources in my opinion is "A.V.B.Norman, The Rapier and Small Sword 1460-1820, ISBN 0-405-13089-9 and "H.Koelling/H. Mueller, Europäische Hieb- und Stichwaffen, ISBN 3-327-00041-7
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th April 2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,146
Posted By corrado26
Here a foto of a Kama-dagger made in Dagestan. I...

Here a foto of a Kama-dagger made in Dagestan. I think it is very similar to the piece in question.
Forum: European Armoury 6th March 2022, 07:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,127
Posted By corrado26
And what do you think about a cat called "Puma"...

And what do you think about a cat called "Puma" or "Silverlion" or maybe a Jaguar? Both cats are well known in North-and Latin America.
Forum: European Armoury 3rd March 2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,127
Posted By corrado26
I do not understand what you mean with a...

I do not understand what you mean with a "Faithful". I added photos which show the hole in which I stuck a screwdriver to show that the hole is going through. I do not know for which purpose this has...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd March 2022, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,127
Posted By corrado26
As a help to compare here are photos of a genuine...

As a help to compare here are photos of a genuine Naples made pistol from the Real Fabbrica di Napoli. I think the pistol in question was made either in Spain or in America
Forum: European Armoury 6th February 2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,205
Posted By corrado26
This is the latest variation of this model with...

This is the latest variation of this model with iron scabbard and just one ring.
Forum: European Armoury 4th February 2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,296
Posted By corrado26
I think it is a French item, the eagles on a...

I think it is a French item, the eagles on a "cigar" are typical during the 1. empire.
Forum: European Armoury 1st February 2022, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,283
Posted By corrado26
Many thanks for your answer, but Schwarzburg and...

Many thanks for your answer, but Schwarzburg and Lübeck are not the only to use a double headed eagle, there are lots more.
Forum: European Armoury 30th January 2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,283
Posted By corrado26
Unknown stamp at two pistols

The pictures show a Danish navy pistole M 1849 and an Austrian M 1789 cavalry pistol transformed to percussion. Both pistols show the same absolutely unknown stamp, a double uncrowned eagle. Does...
Forum: European Armoury 19th January 2022, 07:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,941
Posted By corrado26
i mean cast steel, but perhaps I am wrong. A...

i mean cast steel, but perhaps I am wrong. A friend of mine, owner of a very famous artillery-museum and a real specialist told me that this canons are probably made of cast steel The production...
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