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Forum: Swap Forum 22nd June 2022, 07:51 PM
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Posted By fernando
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: European Armoury 21st June 2022, 06:14 PM
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Posted By fernando
Interesting. I know nothing of these things, but...

Interesting. I know nothing of these things, but i see a significant difference in condition between this example from the early period and those from a later stage. I have a catalogue from HH dated...
Forum: European Armoury 20th June 2022, 10:08 AM
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Posted By fernando
Jim, i do beleive that navy (as other services)...

Jim, i do beleive that navy (as other services) do keep certain traditions becoming later fetishes, resulted from earlier practical procedures, though i realize that the red paint vs blood resource...
Forum: European Armoury 18th June 2022, 07:12 PM
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Posted By fernando
And what would that be ?

And what would that be ?
Forum: European Armoury 13th June 2022, 10:55 AM
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Posted By fernando
Still in the XIX century this kind of procedure...

Still in the XIX century this kind of procedure was adopted. In the Portuguese frigate Dom Fernando e Gloria, launched in 1843, one of the last sailing war ships, having sailed the India route during...
Forum: Swap Forum 12th June 2022, 04:03 PM
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Posted By fernando
More pictures. .

More pictures.


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Forum: Swap Forum 12th June 2022, 03:48 PM
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Posted By fernando
A lot of powder horns for sale

The first and special one is an aged powder horn (18th. century ?) with a beautiful patina and intricate decorations; some military. 30 ms. long. I was never able to figure out its origin. One thing...
Forum: European Armoury 12th June 2022, 02:08 PM
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Posted By fernando
Remember Matchlock ... and the Mary Rose ?. Look...

Remember Matchlock ... and the Mary Rose ?. Look at this link (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=142202&postcount=9).
Forum: European Armoury 11th June 2022, 07:27 PM
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Posted By fernando
You can imagine there was quite a paraphernalia...

You can imagine there was quite a paraphernalia of burning devices. Listen to this episode that took place in Malaca in 1513:

The Malay junks, copied from the Chinese, were excellent ships that in...
Forum: European Armoury 8th June 2022, 06:48 PM
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Posted By fernando
Bagged small shot in artillery

A transcript of written accounts of this amunition in my neck of the woods ... in the 1600's.

... For shorter distances, a hollow load filled with musket balls was used: the small-bullet bags....
Forum: European Armoury 8th June 2022, 12:59 PM
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Posted By fernando
Ah, that explains it !

Ah, that explains it !
Forum: Swap Forum 8th June 2022, 10:25 AM
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Posted By fernando
New and last price 270 Euros, shipment included....

New and last price 270 Euros, shipment included. Now only available for EU countries.
Forum: European Armoury 8th June 2022, 10:12 AM
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Posted By fernando
Irony ...

According to the Spanish blog, that version (as 'D' in post #35) was originaly used by the British and, in such case, they were simple prisms or cones joined by a thick bar. This type was apparently...
Forum: European Armoury 8th June 2022, 09:48 AM
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Posted By fernando
Ho my ... Rick ! The HMS Pearl looks like a...

Ho my ... Rick !
The HMS Pearl looks like a colander !!!



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Forum: European Armoury 7th June 2022, 07:10 PM
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Posted By fernando
Mark, you would have certainly seen this...

Mark, you would have certainly seen this contemporary aquatint of the 1782 Franco-Spanish attack on Gibraltar. A Spanish Floating battery is shown exploding after the British defenders set it on fire...
Forum: European Armoury 7th June 2022, 06:58 PM
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Posted By fernando
Derar Jim, i guess mitraille (metralha over here)...

Derar Jim, i guess mitraille (metralha over here) belongs in a different typology, within a range that comprehends canister, grape shot, even shrapnel and the like. Being an ammunition that covers...
Forum: European Armoury 7th June 2022, 04:50 PM
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Posted By fernando
Alright, i will upload a few more; the bizarre...

Alright, i will upload a few more; the bizarre example.


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Forum: European Armoury 7th June 2022, 11:49 AM
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Views: 1,855
Posted By fernando
From an authentic profusion of these chain shot...

From an authentic profusion of these chain shot devices that i found in a Spanish blog, i will save you from uploading the vast number of pictures depicting the said device variants and will only...
Forum: European Armoury 5th June 2022, 05:46 PM
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Posted By fernando
Maybe not the one you saw, but we may see a...

Maybe not the one you saw, but we may see a mobile one operated by the same Royal Norwegian Navy (circa 1860).
The ones for fortification facilities are pretty massive, like this French one at...
Forum: European Armoury 5th June 2022, 04:53 PM
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Posted By fernando
Speaking of names;what is an angel ?

From Revolutionary War Journal ...
Bar shot was similar to chain shot except a metal bar attached the shot at each end. The bar was one to two feet long. A type of this was referred to as a sliding...
Forum: European Armoury 4th June 2022, 01:22 PM
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Views: 1,855
Posted By fernando
In the Oporto Military Museum, we see chain shot...

In the Oporto Military Museum, we see chain shot tagged with the generic name "Balas encadeadas" (chained bullets). Note one example has piramid coupling indentations, and the other, round ones.
The...
Forum: European Armoury 4th June 2022, 11:00 AM
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Views: 1,855
Posted By fernando
Great link, Captain. Note the French 12 pounder...

Great link, Captain. Note the French 12 pounder marked with a fleur de liz; as this subject was (also) approached here.


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Forum: Swap Forum 3rd June 2022, 01:40 PM
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Posted By fernando
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By fernando
True he (the driver) should know about the...

True he (the driver) should know about the Customs submission; but that complicates the story even further. Unless he intended (as instructed by his boss) to pass through with the object hidden...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By fernando
Perhaps because the whole story smells a bit...

Perhaps because the whole story smells a bit funny, it gives place to legitimate speculations. A couple further details would make it appear more plausible.
The date and price mentioned may be...
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