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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 02:01 PM
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Posted By fernando
Thank you Colin :cool:.

Thank you Colin :cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 10:22 AM
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Posted By fernando
Forget the "lacquer"; call it "inlay"...

Forget the "lacquer"; call it "inlay" ;).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2022, 09:18 PM
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Posted By fernando
Fantastic Peter ! Thank you ever so much :cool:.

Fantastic Peter !
Thank you ever so much :cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2022, 08:14 PM
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Posted By fernando
Mother of pearl, as already confirmed. ...

Mother of pearl, as already confirmed.


Mine wasn't expensive; obviously due to its condition.


After disassembling it and before mounting it back, i had a good look and must conclude that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st December 2022, 07:23 PM
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Posted By fernando
Yes, of course.

Yes, of course.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2022, 09:26 PM
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Posted By fernando
Thank you Eric; will do. Someone is already...

Thank you Eric; will do. Someone is already helping me establish such contact.
And by the way; about the shortened tang:

http://www.ksky.ne.jp/~sumie99/naginata.html
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2022, 05:25 PM
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Posted By fernando
:cool:.

:cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2022, 05:10 PM
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Posted By fernando
The whole thing measures 2,5 meters ... assuming...

The whole thing measures 2,5 meters ... assuming one part originaly belonged to the other. The pole weighs 1.164 grams and the blade 512 grams. It won't be stored, but exposed somewhere i didn't yet...
Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2022, 03:42 PM
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Posted By fernando
Just browse the Net on "Ne Oblie" selective...

Just browse the Net on "Ne Oblie" selective Graham's Port cast, to better see what i meant ;).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th November 2022, 03:04 PM
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Posted By fernando
Gentlemen, i am amazed with the excelent support...

Gentlemen, i am amazed with the excelent support given so far, for which i am so much obliged. It is visible that i am no Nihonto connoisseur, or i would never 'invest' in an example in such poor...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2022, 10:26 PM
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Posted By fernando
A naginata ... real or fake.

Gentlemen, i am desperatly needing help on this one !
I felt tempted for this piece, without having absolutey no idea how to check these things genuinity. I have just disassembled the blade and i...
Forum: European Armoury 29th November 2022, 10:12 PM
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Posted By fernando
At same time Jim has reopened a new thread in the...

At same time Jim has reopened a new thread in the Euro forum not noticing the original one was already moved; what we can do now is merging both.
Forum: European Armoury 29th November 2022, 08:12 PM
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Posted By fernando
Moved.

Moved.
Forum: European Armoury 29th November 2022, 03:02 PM
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Posted By fernando
Jim, are you intentionally posting this nice...

Jim, are you intentionally posting this nice saber in the Ethno forum, and intentionally omitting pictures of the (quote) "strange fixture on the guard which seems to be to hold a sword knot" :o;).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2022, 02:48 PM
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Posted By fernando
Threads merged ... as it makes sense :cool:.

Threads merged ... as it makes sense :cool:.
Forum: European Armoury 28th November 2022, 05:57 PM
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Posted By fernando
You know Keith, you could by a high-end sword for...

You know Keith, you could by a high-end sword for the price of a bottle of Graham's 'Ne Oublie' Tawny Port ? ;).
Forum: European Armoury 27th November 2022, 11:53 AM
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Posted By fernando
I would humbly concur with Adrian's reasoning.

I would humbly concur with Adrian's reasoning.
Forum: European Armoury 26th November 2022, 02:55 PM
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Posted By fernando
Yes ... a vital question !

Yes ... a vital question !
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2022, 11:48 AM
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Posted By fernando
Nice oiece,Udo. It would be interesting to know...

Nice oiece,Udo. It would be interesting to know whether this polearm has a type name or is an atypical (exclusive)version.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2022, 03:17 PM
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Posted By fernando
So sorry Chris. No wonder, Alzheimer at my age :o.

So sorry Chris. No wonder, Alzheimer at my age :o.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2022, 11:54 AM
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Posted By fernando
Just a little note, if i may, Chris; in this...

Just a little note, if i may, Chris; in this context, the term 'Venta' refers to a 'Inn' (sort of boarding house). In fact, the legend poem says:

"Parece que antes había
En la venta del Candil ...
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2022, 05:21 PM
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Posted By fernando
I guess part of the answer is determined by...

I guess part of the answer is determined by comprehending the different namings; technical, popular, romantic.
I will try and clear it with a couple drawings ... hoping not to increase the confusion...
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2022, 02:50 PM
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Posted By fernando
Only that the country Spaniards carried in their...

Only that the country Spaniards carried in their sash and the Lisbon scoundrels hid in the sleeve; differences to note.
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2022, 02:45 PM
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Posted By fernando
It is only natural;we are neighbors ... stumble...

It is only natural;we are neighbors ... stumble upon each other :D.
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2022, 02:29 PM
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Posted By fernando
It is visible that what i said in my post #6 that...

It is visible that what i said in my post #6 that Portuguese navalhas didn't have the ratchet system, is nonsense; you just have to look at the example i posted in my very first sample. And now just...
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