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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:22 PM
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Posted By fernando
Swastica = Sanscrit for well being ...

Countless interpretations seem to appear, one more in favor of Lord Buddha, on what the Swastica version (counter clockwie) concerns.
... As also variants in form, found all over the world, in rock...
Forum: European Armoury 28th November 2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By fernando
Great sword. Thanks much for sharing :cool: .

Great sword.
Thanks much for sharing :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 28th November 2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 650
Posted By fernando
Well, within my ignorance, all that the blade...

Well, within my ignorance, all that the blade resembles European is its shape, fullers, tapering profile and all.
That the guard would (should) be Iberian, is not at all an implausible assumption;...
Forum: European Armoury 27th November 2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By fernando
HERE

Maybe HERE (http://https://www.maremagnum.com/libri-antichi/caino-le-terre-della-spaderia-con-la-collaborazione-di-linda/152665994) ?
Forum: European Armoury 26th November 2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By fernando
Apparently we face two different things. We can...

Apparently we face two different things.
We can read that, in a project to replicate a XVII century STORTA, the weapon chosen has been a beautiful sword made in Caino (Brescia, Italy) and is...
Forum: European Armoury 26th November 2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By fernando
My confusion, then; between famous Italian smith...

My confusion, then; between famous Italian smith Pietro Caino (Milan) and swords made by masters from Caino (Brescia).
Forum: European Armoury 26th November 2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By fernando
Marius, you may look at this LINK ...

Marius, you may look at this LINK (https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/27437); see the attachment below (Courtesy Gyngell) ... and also use the forum "Search" button on Caino :cool: .


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Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,852
Posted By fernando
Indeed :cool: .

Indeed :cool: .
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,120
Posted By fernando
A while back i tried to take a picture with my...

A while back i tried to take a picture with my smart phone of the sword of Fernando el Catolico in the Granada Royal Chapel. My gesture was well disguised but, i have forgotten that in the device...
Forum: European Armoury 4th November 2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,452
Posted By fernando
Digressing ...

:o Apparently now evidenced as being an earlier instrument, in all its variants, according to those who claim the "Celtic myth", after finding that bagpipes developed their own distinct path, as...
Forum: European Armoury 4th November 2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,452
Posted By fernando
Well, if the interview took place in my...

Well, if the interview took place in my (European) neck of the woods, the lady would be Asian, having finished eating in an Asian Restaurant, which was situated in the Oriental part of the city ;).
Forum: European Armoury 29th October 2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,153
Posted By fernando
Udo, do you really think the guard is a XVII...

Udo, do you really think the guard is a XVII century part ?
Forum: European Armoury 29th October 2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,153
Posted By fernando
... That would be, in context, a different...

... That would be, in context, a different subject ;) .
Forum: European Armoury 29th October 2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By fernando
... Minding that the colours were by then...

... Minding that the colours were by then relative to the knigth's house.
Forum: European Armoury 29th October 2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,153
Posted By fernando
Do you really think this is period stuff, Wayne ?

Do you really think this is period stuff, Wayne ?
Forum: European Armoury 29th October 2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By fernando
I have been through this issue a while back; it...

I have been through this issue a while back; it seems that there is a consensus in that ostrich feathers were mostly used. Some say the reason was that they are more aerodynamic (windwise). Ôthers...
Forum: Swap Forum 26th October 2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,987
Posted By fernando
Now for 650 Euros.

Now for 650 Euros.
Forum: Swap Forum 26th October 2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,036
Posted By fernando
Now for 600 Euros.

Now for 600 Euros.
Forum: European Armoury 23rd October 2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,288
Posted By fernando
The "other" 1796 ...

Anything to do with this portrait i posted here 11 years ago, a high end version held by Emperor of Brazil Dom Pedro I, (IV of Portugal), as painted by French artist Jean-Baptiste Debret in 1816....
Forum: European Armoury 22nd October 2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By fernando
No comments, Gentlemen ?

No comments, Gentlemen ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st October 2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By fernando
:D

:D
Forum: European Armoury 21st October 2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,288
Posted By fernando
I have read that, one strong argument used by...

I have read that, one strong argument used by Samuel Colt (a sharp dealer) to convince contract committees to prefer his revolver was that, as all every little parts were numbered, when troopers...
Forum: European Armoury 21st October 2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,288
Posted By fernando
I admit i originaly posted this example to be...

I admit i originaly posted this example to be subject of your people better recognition. Only when i went back to the source looking for a picture of the entire blade, i too raised my own doubts.
So...
Forum: European Armoury 21st October 2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,288
Posted By fernando
Rather crude marks, visibly made by a soldier in...

Rather crude marks, visibly made by a soldier in an ambiance of having to handle his sword back to the depot, between action episodes, to prevent the depot keeper to neglect its setup integrity ......
Forum: European Armoury 21st October 2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,288
Posted By fernando
Can't do any better Norman ... but i think: yes.

Can't do any better Norman ... but i think: yes.
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