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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th April 2021, 06:35 PM
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th April 2021, 06:26 PM
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Posted By Cerjak
The flint is probably sealed using a vegetable...

The flint is probably sealed using a vegetable resin. No one screw is used for the manufacture of this lock and this last can be easily dismounted from the weapon without tools certainly to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th April 2021, 01:47 PM
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Posted By Cerjak
A rifle presented to President Lynndon Johnson

A rifle presented to President Lynndon Johnson -Flintlock rifle, courtesy Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, Austin, Texas
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2021, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Cerjak
an interesting link related to hmong Gun ...

an interesting link related to hmong Gun
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oUEWmhdO9I
see also" Un village Hmong vert du Haut Laos - Milieu technique et organisation sociale
Jacques Lemoine fig 8 p...
Forum: European Armoury 27th July 2020, 09:56 PM
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Posted By Cerjak
[QUOTE=Lansquenet59]I just made a surprising...

[QUOTE=Lansquenet59]I just made a surprising discovery! When taking close-up photos, I notice a workshop punch, it looks like an angel! I am happy, maybe you know more?
To answer Philippe, the metal...
Forum: European Armoury 4th May 2020, 07:49 AM
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Views: 11,248
Posted By Cerjak
Exhibit in the Higgins Armory Museum, 100 Barber Avenue, Worcester, Massachusetts, US

Exhibit in the Higgins Armory Museum, 100 Barber Avenue, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Forum: European Armoury 4th May 2020, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Cerjak
A LARGE IRON VOUGE STAFF-WEAPON HEAD

Description made by Christies in 2012

A LARGE IRON VOUGE STAFF-WEAPON HEAD
ALMOST CERTAINLY 15TH CENTURY
With heavy curved blade (tips reprofiled) struck on one face with a series of marks and...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd April 2020, 12:55 PM
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Views: 65,146
Posted By Cerjak
A similar Example sold by Fisher in 2004

A similar Example sold by Fisher in 2004
Description:56*
Kriegsmesser. österreichisch, Ende 15. Jh. Eisengefäss korr. Knauf ähnlich Vogelkopf, gerade Parierstange aus
Rundeisen mit "gequetschten"...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd April 2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 65,146
Posted By Cerjak
In the collection of the Royal armouries...

In the collection of the Royal armouries described as a hunting sword but in fact a messer.
Forum: European Armoury 1st March 2020, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Cerjak
It depends on period ,country and fashion the...

It depends on period ,country and fashion the Savoyard helmets and Maximilian helmet are mostly with one piece visor but cuirassiers helm from the early 17th and European heavy field helmets from...
Forum: European Armoury 29th February 2020, 06:01 PM
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Posted By Cerjak
This helmet said to be from Sir Thomas Coppin of...

This helmet said to be from Sir Thomas Coppin of Markyate funerary achievement has a two pieces visor. ( fig 1573 p154 cripps-day)
Forum: European Armoury 28th February 2020, 10:50 PM
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Posted By Cerjak
The visor covers the front of the skull, and is...

The visor covers the front of the skull, and is embossed to fit the comb, but never I have seen such crude work.
This feature is never seen on close helmet even of munition grade quality.
Forum: European Armoury 28th February 2020, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Cerjak
This helmet has a very unusual visor, certainly a...

This helmet has a very unusual visor, certainly a later addition.
Forum: European Armoury 28th February 2020, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Cerjak
It could be a funerary helmet For funerary...

It could be a funerary helmet
For funerary helmet see "A Record of European Armour and Arms Through Seven Centuries Volume V". Many funerary helmets have been much more heavily adapted when they...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,058
Posted By Cerjak
Dear Ibrahiim and Kronckew Many thanks for the...

Dear Ibrahiim and Kronckew
Many thanks for the pictures. ( I have attached the picture #5)
actually it is a possibility to not dismiss this gun could very well be a camel cannon.
Best
Cerjak
Forum: European Armoury 14th November 2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,248
Posted By Cerjak
see this link and also the picture ...

see this link and also the picture
https://www.rct.uk/collection/94950/lochaber-axes
Forum: European Armoury 14th November 2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,248
Posted By Cerjak
Early polearm or Lochaber axe or something else ?

Early polearm or Lochaber axe or something else ?
Your comment are welcome
Overall 60 cm
Weight 3078 gr
Best
Cerjak
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Cerjak
It is a Iron barrel .

It is a Iron barrel .
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2019, 03:55 PM
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Views: 7,058
Posted By Cerjak
yes it could be a possibility

yes it could be a possibility
Forum: European Armoury 14th November 2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,678
Posted By Cerjak
Dear Fernando Thank you for your comment on...

Dear Fernando

Thank you for your comment on this Blunderbuss.
there is no doubt that this miquelet lock has been converted into percussion
There is not doubt that this moquelet look had been...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,058
Posted By Cerjak
Exact it is the easier way to determinate if it...

Exact it is the easier way to determinate if it is or not Iron.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,058
Posted By Cerjak
Hi KEN Thank you for your comment ,it is exact...

Hi KEN
Thank you for your comment ,it is exact that there is similarities to Indian Jezail barrels.
Best
CERJAK
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,058
Posted By Cerjak
Dear Fernando. the cannon has a very deep...

Dear Fernando.
the cannon has a very deep patina and it is difficult to be certain if it's iron or bronze. Traces of green oxide (at the junction of the handle and cannon) can be seen, which would...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,058
Posted By Cerjak
A swivel cannon For comment

The peculiarity of this gun is that the touch hole normaly on te top of the breech is located in the side of the barrel with a pan.
It might help to determine the origin and may be the production...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th November 2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,478
Posted By Cerjak
Thank you all for your comments and additional...

Thank you all for your comments and additional informations on this 3 weapons or as Jim rightly pointed out" weapons and curency weapons"
best
Cerjak
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