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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, My one and only. Regards, Norman.

Hi,
My one and only.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 16th October 2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Yes, appears to be a standard...

Hi,
Yes, appears to be a standard Charleville 1777 type, see attached photo, as Fernando has noted. This design was used throughout this period by various countries. This link shows a Dutch 1815...
Forum: European Armoury 16th October 2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, I found a Wostenholm catalogue page from...

Hi,
I found a Wostenholm catalogue page from the late 19thC which shows the one you posted, third from the left, but not the one I posted. I think this would put mine well into the 20thC so I...
Forum: European Armoury 15th October 2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, England is in the address after...

Hi,
England is in the address after Sheffield on the blade. I have found a few similar Wostenholm blades on the net but no indication as to when they were manufactured. The total length of the...
Forum: European Armoury 14th October 2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Thanks for replying. Can you tell me the...

Hi,
Thanks for replying. Can you tell me the time scale for this Bowie profile. I know it is after 1848 as that was when Wostenholm moved to the Washington Works on Wellington Street and this is...
Forum: European Armoury 28th September 2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By Norman McCormick
Bowie Knives

Hi,
Does anyone have a copy of I*XL Means I Excel -A Short History of the I*XL Bowie Knife by William R Williamson that they could reference for me?
Thanks,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 3rd September 2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,483
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, The Kaiser would have been in his...

Hi,
The Kaiser would have been in his thirties in the 1890's :confused:
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,200
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Jim, I suspect you are absolutely...

Hi Jim,
I suspect you are absolutely correct, I just wanted to make sure I wasn't missing something.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,200
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Some additional info. ...

Hi,
Some additional info.
http://web.prm.ox.ac.uk/weapons/index.php/tour-by-region/oceania/asia/arms-and-armour-asia-121/index.html
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,200
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, This sword belongs to Rick and again as...

Hi,
This sword belongs to Rick and again as far as I can see it is also a backsword.
Rick questioned whether his example be termed a Dhup.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,200
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, This sword belongs to me and I am as...

Hi,
This sword belongs to me and I am as sure as I can be that it is all original and not a composite. I termed this sword as Sukhela as the blade has the flexibility to conform to the type. The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th August 2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,463
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Rick, Eftihis and Kubur, ...

Hi Rick, Eftihis and Kubur,
Thanks for the info and extra images it's much appreciated.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Rick, Very neat piece, I was...

Hi Rick,
Very neat piece, I was unaware that a blade was sometimes concealed in these. I have attached two photos of some I found the 'plainer' of the two is tagged as Greek the other...
Forum: European Armoury 15th August 2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,507
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Not necessarily and probably not. Many...

Hi,
Not necessarily and probably not. Many blades of the latter 18thC have fullers that run to the point. I have several with this on both straight and curved blades.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,463
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Kubur, Thanks for the info. Re...

Hi Kubur,
Thanks for the info. Re the availability of these. They don't appear to be common where I am but it is possibly different for you. I can only find two more examples with the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,463
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Fernando, An interesting...

Hi Fernando,
An interesting piece. I guess the system was widespread re the functionality and the form varied from place to place.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th August 2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,463
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Oliver, Ottoman military, that's...

Hi Oliver,
Ottoman military, that's a nice surprise. Thanks as always for your help.
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th August 2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,463
Posted By Norman McCormick
Persian ? Powder Flask and Ramrod

Hi,
All steel powder flask 7 1/2 inches at the widest and the ramrod at 13 1/2 inches is obviously pistol sized. I've seen these tagged as Persian, Ottoman, Balkan and Indo-Persian and I have no...
Forum: European Armoury 8th July 2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,965
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Jim, I have always found these...

Hi Jim,
I have always found these people to be extremely helpful where they can.
https://www.quatuorcoronati.com
My Regards,
Norman.
Forum: European Armoury 7th July 2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,778
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Guys, Ta very much for the extra...

Hi Guys,
Ta very much for the extra info. I came across this 10yr old post by happenstance and realised that I had not added the info that I had received from the Berne Museum. It was an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th July 2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,885
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, Quill points survived in Infantry...

Hi,
Quill points survived in Infantry swords, e.g. this French quill point 1845/55 pattern infantry sword of mine is dated 1915 and yes I would think this was to give strength to the point. In...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd July 2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,778
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, For completeness, double A under a crown...

Hi,
For completeness, double A under a crown is the Berne Armoury, Switzerland.
N.C.O.'s briquet sabre C1830.
Regards,
Norman.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,885
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi Kubur, My reading is that the...

Hi Kubur,
My reading is that the yelman would assist in cutting, attempting to bring forward the centre of percussion, quill point blades were a feature on some European blades to try...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st July 2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,918
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, An example of double hilt fixing on a...

Hi,
An example of double hilt fixing on a Korean sword. The pommel cap is missing but it looks as if it could have been of a similar variety to mine and the sword in the previous post.
Regards,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st July 2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,918
Posted By Norman McCormick
Hi, An example of similar utility fittings...

Hi,
An example of similar utility fittings on another Korean sword.
Regards,
Norman.
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