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Forum: European Armoury 19th January 2022, 08:16 AM
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i mean cast steel, but perhaps I am wrong. A...

i mean cast steel, but perhaps I am wrong. A friend of mine, owner of a very famous artillery-museum and a real specialist told me that this canons are probably made of cast steel The production...
Forum: European Armoury 18th January 2022, 06:14 PM
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Posted By corrado26
As far as I can see this canons are made of cast...

As far as I can see this canons are made of cast steel and not of bronce. As this material was not in use in central Europe at the time when this type of canons was in, both should have been made in...
Forum: European Armoury 15th January 2022, 12:59 PM
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Views: 350
Posted By corrado26
Price of a rapier in the 17th century

A friend of mine is currently preparing a lecture on the true d'Artagnan and is also doing a currency comparison (livres to euros).
In the course of this he was able to research that as a lieutenant...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2022, 12:51 PM
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Views: 4,797
Posted By corrado26
Sorry for not having answered before. The stamp...

Sorry for not having answered before. The stamp is not an "M" but an "AM" and stands for the French gunsmith Augustin Merley of St. Etienne who was activ from 1782-1811
Forum: European Armoury 13th January 2022, 05:54 PM
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Views: 283
Posted By corrado26
a drawing would perhaps be better than 1000 words

a drawing would perhaps be better than 1000 words
Forum: European Armoury 12th January 2022, 08:16 AM
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Views: 2,481
Posted By corrado26
thank you

thank you
Forum: European Armoury 9th January 2022, 09:55 AM
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Views: 882
Posted By corrado26
Many thanks Jim for your answer and interesting...

Many thanks Jim for your answer and interesting contribution. I checked the type of my sword with help of the book of A.V.B. Norman and found the pommel of my sword on page 243 as "pommel 14", dated...
Forum: European Armoury 8th January 2022, 09:36 AM
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Views: 882
Posted By corrado26
I have what I think is a "mortuary sword" in my...

I have what I think is a "mortuary sword" in my collection with a portrait at its blade. I have no idea for which purpose this sword has been made. Length is 880 mm, blade 725 mm, width 30 mm. The...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2022, 08:36 AM
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Views: 1,519
Posted By corrado26
rear piercing point/hook = Reißhaken socket =...

rear piercing point/hook = Reißhaken
socket = Tülle
Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,519
Posted By corrado26
rear piercing point/hook = Reißhaken

rear piercing point/hook = Reißhaken
Forum: European Armoury 25th December 2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,481
Posted By corrado26
If this sword is of the 16th century is anybody...

If this sword is of the 16th century is anybody able to tell me how and with which tools this pommel was made without some machinery?
Forum: European Armoury 24th December 2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,097
Posted By corrado26
This is a miracle, I never heard that separated...

This is a miracle, I never heard that separated pairs found together again. Congratulations:)
Forum: European Armoury 22nd December 2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By corrado26
Im this book you'll find all the sword you are...

Im this book you'll find all the sword you are looking for. price is around € 52.-
Forum: European Armoury 17th December 2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,481
Posted By corrado26
I think that the blade's decoration is not...

I think that the blade's decoration is not typical for the time such sword has been in use. Over that the coat of arms under this very funny crown is not to be found in Johann Siebmachers book of...
Forum: European Armoury 15th December 2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,893
Posted By corrado26
Thanks a lot

Thanks a lot
Forum: European Armoury 15th December 2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,893
Posted By corrado26
q

q
Forum: European Armoury 15th December 2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,893
Posted By corrado26
In a further book of Juan L. Calvo "Armamentos...

In a further book of Juan L. Calvo "Armamentos de Municion en las Fuerzas Armadas Espanolas" you can find other drawings and description of the Husar-pistol 1789 under N°26C
Forum: European Armoury 15th December 2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,893
Posted By corrado26
Here come some additional fotos of the marks at...

Here come some additional fotos of the marks at the barrel and the lock inside, the end of the narrel regimental marking and the title of Calvo's book as well as the drawing of the Husar pistol 1789....
Forum: European Armoury 14th December 2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,893
Posted By corrado26
There have been two different versions of this...

There have been two different versions of this pistol, the first version has iron mounts, the second has brass mounts. See Calvo, lamina 6, aparejos: En hierro!
Forum: European Armoury 13th December 2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,893
Posted By corrado26
Spanish Husar Pistol 1789

Just to show you a new addition to my collection and to ask your comments. It is as I know a miquelet pistol for the Spanish light cavalry or husars M 1789. A letter "C" at the lockplate says that...
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,504
Posted By corrado26
Many of thes swords have been in use in Bavaria...

Many of thes swords have been in use in Bavaria during the end of the 18th until the middle of the 19th century. But noone today knows exactly for what or for whom they have been made.
Forum: European Armoury 2nd December 2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,944
Posted By corrado26
Not Garde du Corps but Garde-Kürassier-Regiment,...

Not Garde du Corps but Garde-Kürassier-Regiment, 3. Eskadron
Forum: European Armoury 28th November 2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,934
Posted By corrado26
After "Sir Ralph Payne-Gallway, The Crossbow", I...

After "Sir Ralph Payne-Gallway, The Crossbow", I think this is a sixteenth century sporting crossbow.
Forum: European Armoury 21st November 2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By corrado26
The decorative sign on the back of the blade...

The decorative sign on the back of the blade shows that the sabre or at least the blade has been made in Solingen. So it should be a Bavarian or an Austrian officers sabre around 1750.
The blade...
Forum: European Armoury 15th November 2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,509
Posted By corrado26
Don't forget that officers are in the situation...

Don't forget that officers are in the situation to arm themselves on their own cost and could order sabres of their own taste. Over that it is not certain that the sword and its scabbard originally...
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