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Forum: Swap Forum Today, 07:49 PM
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Posted By fernando
Last price 180 Euros.

Last price 180 Euros.
Forum: European Armoury 6th August 2022, 03:10 PM
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Posted By fernando
Indeed.

Indeed.
Forum: European Armoury 5th August 2022, 06:29 PM
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Posted By fernando
Red face Would i dare ?

Nothing in particular, only a sum of characteristics that i (think i ) have learnt that make us feel this sword setup don't appear to make sense. I say 'us' because some of such details were already...
Forum: European Armoury 5th August 2022, 09:56 AM
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Posted By fernando
You follow my drift, Wayne :o.

You follow my drift, Wayne :o.
Forum: European Armoury 4th August 2022, 09:04 PM
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Posted By fernando
No inscriptions on the blade; no makers marks on...

No inscriptions on the blade; no makers marks on the ricasso behind the cup guard ?
Strange; if this is genuine, must be an early example, judging by the pierced hilt and twisted quillons and...
Forum: European Armoury 4th August 2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By fernando
I don't think a makers name can be found. The...

I don't think a makers name can be found. The city, yes !
Forum: European Armoury 4th August 2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By fernando
Hi napoleon, Isn't it: " No me habras sin...

Hi napoleon,
Isn't it:

" No me habras sin razón ni me cierres sin honor "
Forum: European Armoury 3rd August 2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By fernando
And if you don't ... just tell ;).

And if you don't ... just tell ;).
Forum: European Armoury 3rd August 2022, 10:14 AM
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Views: 527
Posted By fernando
On a benefit of the doubt basis, i googled on...

On a benefit of the doubt basis, i googled on circumcision knives. Amazing how zillions of them show up ... and in styles for all tastes.
Still i don't subscribe the thesis that Ken's knife is one...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd August 2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By fernando
What ... a sports fish knife ?:confused:.

What ... a sports fish knife ?:confused:.
Forum: European Armoury 2nd August 2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By fernando
I am with you Chris; too many details to exclude...

I am with you Chris; too many details to exclude such probability. That blade tip is perfectly blunt. Meaning that this knife is exclusively made to only cut with its edge, no chance for it to...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd August 2022, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By fernando
Ah ... thank you so much, Victrix :). With that...

Ah ... thank you so much, Victrix :).
With that awkward spelling, i would never maket it ... neither would the translating engine.

Just to compare:

"IN TE DOMINE, SPERAVI, NON CONFUNDAR IN...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd August 2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By fernando
Come on Gentlemen, not a single opinion about...

Come on Gentlemen, not a single opinion about this beautiful piece ?
Forum: European Armoury 2nd August 2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By fernando
YNTE DOMINE EN PEXAVI ...

Yes, it all indicates that the blade is older than the hilt, as often occurs ... and vice versa.
I notice that inscription has not yet been subject to discussion. Some kind of unintelligible...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd August 2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 857
Posted By fernando
... As i have previously quoted Chris Laning's...

... As i have previously quoted Chris Laning's paragraph on the subject in my post #10. Looks like this theme development is still not beyond the only existing Burton's fantasy.
Forum: European Armoury 1st August 2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By fernando
I guess those (more) elected for genuinity are...

I guess those (more) elected for genuinity are those rescued from sea wrecks; providing the source that cites them is fully reliable *. Nobody will sink ordinary stone spheres down in the ocean to...
Forum: European Armoury 1st August 2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By fernando
The trillion $ question ;).

The trillion $ question ;).
Forum: European Armoury 1st August 2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By fernando
Wayne was more accurate indeed ;).

Wayne was more accurate indeed ;).
Forum: European Armoury 1st August 2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By fernando
... Like in post #7 above. However in certain...

... Like in post #7 above. However in certain contexts stone cannon balls were not that perfect. Minding that, when masons went with armies and had to maintain stocks while in field campaign, those...
Forum: European Armoury 1st August 2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By fernando
A most interesting piece indeed . I wouldn't mind...

A most interesting piece indeed . I wouldn't mind having one :cool:.
Forum: European Armoury 31st July 2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By fernando
Those could be easily excluded by the initiated,...

Those could be easily excluded by the initiated, as they leave visible marks of their suspension rings.
Forum: European Armoury 31st July 2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 857
Posted By fernando
Jim where did you get that picture; those are the...

Jim where did you get that picture; those are the ugliest rocks i have ever seen :);):o..
Amazing, all sources i can find out there under the names rosary or paternoster never refer to sword blades...
Forum: European Armoury 31st July 2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By fernando
Mill (grinding) balls are iron. That's what i...

Mill (grinding) balls are iron. That's what i feared when i gathered by iron ammo.

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Forum: European Armoury 29th July 2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By fernando
Great, Udo :cool:.

Great, Udo :cool:.
Forum: European Armoury 29th July 2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By fernando
Red face No ID card ...

Yes, provenance is the basics with these things; providing such (provenance) is not fabricated. Anyone can tell you that the specimen was brought out by a diver when collecting stuff from a wreck ......
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