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Forum: European Armoury 12th June 2021, 09:41 AM
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As Hungaqry has been a long time part of the...

As Hungaqry has been a long time part of the Habsburg monarchy the following title might be of interest too. Jir Protiva, Palase habsburske monarchie, hardcover 193 pages, ISBN 978-80-86783 0-37-6,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th June 2021, 06:21 PM
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Could this read LONDON at the upper end of the...

Could this read LONDON at the upper end of the blade?
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th June 2021, 03:58 PM
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Posted By corrado26
Schamyl prince and Imam of the Caucasians

Schamyl prince and Imam of the Caucasians
Forum: European Armoury 29th May 2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By corrado26
May be he was not only a gunmaker but also a...

May be he was not only a gunmaker but also a collector od historic arms?
Forum: European Armoury 29th May 2021, 08:14 AM
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Posted By corrado26
Finally a portrait of George Wallis

Finally a portrait of George Wallis
Forum: European Armoury 3rd May 2021, 07:42 AM
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Posted By corrado26
As always, good things mostly need a long time to...

As always, good things mostly need a long time to develop:)
Forum: European Armoury 2nd May 2021, 07:55 AM
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Posted By corrado26
Fernando, pas "BOUCHERIE", mais "BOUCLERIE", une...

Fernando, pas "BOUCHERIE", mais "BOUCLERIE", une petite mais importante difference
Forum: European Armoury 30th April 2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,169
Posted By corrado26
If you look at the photo, there is behind de 2g...

If you look at the photo, there is behind de 2g NGP an M/71, so this was certainly not a nitro based powder but always still black powder. First nitro cartidges in Germany came in 1888 with the...
Forum: European Armoury 19th April 2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,783
Posted By corrado26
Sorry, no, and unfortunately I don't have more...

Sorry, no, and unfortunately I don't have more fotos
Forum: European Armoury 18th April 2021, 05:21 PM
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Posted By corrado26
Inscription on a Tulwar

Regimental marks on a tulwar, is anybody able to state what this stands for?
Forum: European Armoury 16th April 2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,169
Posted By corrado26
The "U" under a crown is the German blackpowder...

The "U" under a crown is the German blackpowder proofmark used since 1891 until 1939. 2gNGP = 2g Neues Gewehr Pulver = New Gun Powder
Forum: European Armoury 16th April 2021, 08:05 AM
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Posted By corrado26
James Dalziel Dougall, gunmaker and fish-hook...

James Dalziel Dougall, gunmaker and fish-hook maker 1830-1875, Glasgow, 23 Gordon Street
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By corrado26
I admire people who are able to handle such...

I admire people who are able to handle such enormous technical problems. Many thanks for all your effort ;)
Forum: European Armoury 8th April 2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,763
Posted By corrado26
This rifling was not for getting the balls spin...

This rifling was not for getting the balls spin but was just the negative form of a key that unscrews the barrels.

The room for powder behind the unscrewed barrels is as I think really big...
Forum: European Armoury 8th April 2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,763
Posted By corrado26
I would say no. The tap around the wholes along...

I would say no. The tap around the wholes along its length is formed concave what makes it possible that the primed powder was kept and took along when the tap was turned for loading the next load.
Forum: European Armoury 8th April 2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,763
Posted By corrado26
Perhaps I can help with some fotos. N1 shows the...

Perhaps I can help with some fotos. N1 shows the tap in position for firing the left barrel, foto 2 shows the position for the right barrel. The third foto shows the firing position for barrel n3....
Forum: European Armoury 7th April 2021, 10:46 AM
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Views: 1,763
Posted By corrado26
Smile Thanks Fernando. It is really hard to decice...

Thanks Fernando. It is really hard to decice wether it is a B or an H, but after having read your email and the additions here I think you are right: It must be an H of the HORTON-family. :)
Forum: European Armoury 6th April 2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,763
Posted By corrado26
Firstly I also thought it was HORTON, but with a...

Firstly I also thought it was HORTON, but with a magnifier you can clearly see that it is BORTON. If this would be HORTON than the proofmarks wouldn't be correct- these are Birmingham private proof...
Forum: European Armoury 6th April 2021, 02:39 PM
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Views: 1,763
Posted By corrado26
Three barrel pistol by J. BORTON

A pair of interesting boxlockpistols with three barrels shows the name "J. BORTON" at the left side of both lock boxes. This name is neither listed in the Neue Stoeckel nor in any other list or book....
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,029
Posted By corrado26
yes you are right!

yes you are right!
Forum: European Armoury 20th March 2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,029
Posted By corrado26
You are certainly right, I should have red the...

You are certainly right, I should have red the caption to this pistol with more attention, sorry. The fotos show an Italian pistol once in my collection maybe made in the same region and in the same...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th March 2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By corrado26
The lock bears at the left side the lion mark of...

The lock bears at the left side the lion mark of Venice. Probably this gun has been made in the bay of Kotor Boca Kotorska), which stood under Venice government and where have been lots of the well...
Forum: European Armoury 5th March 2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,140
Posted By corrado26
Does anyone have some detailed documentation...

Does anyone have some detailed documentation relative to the 1781 patent of the spring bayonet granted to John Waters?
Forum: European Armoury 4th March 2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By corrado26
I think that each of this mall tanks contained...

I think that each of this mall tanks contained the load of powder for one shot for a matchlock or a wheellock gun, certainly not for military but for chasing purpose
Forum: European Armoury 19th February 2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,387
Posted By corrado26
In the Museo Nationale die Roma "Castel Sant'...

In the Museo Nationale die Roma "Castel Sant' Angelo"you can find this sword
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