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Forum: European Armoury Today, 08:45 PM
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Posted By fernando
Thank you so much for that, Keith. Excelent call....

Thank you so much for that, Keith. Excelent call. This sword has been brought to attention in a previous thread a while back (http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=253672&postcount=6). Glad...
Forum: European Armoury Today, 07:16 PM
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Posted By fernando
[QUOTE=midelburgo;273216]Hello Fernando. I...

[QUOTE=midelburgo;273216]Hello Fernando. I believe the Hortuņo sword is artistically not in the style of early XVIIth century but rather c1650.
I trust your judgement, by all means. I don't have the...
Forum: European Armoury Today, 03:44 PM
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Posted By fernando
Thank you so much ... Dirk, my friend :). Kreep...

Thank you so much ... Dirk, my friend :).
Kreep safe :cool:.
Forum: European Armoury Today, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 178
Posted By fernando
I would not know whether such fixation extensions...

I would not know whether such fixation extensions have a name in Portuguese swords lexicon. A.V.B. Norman simply calls them 'arms'. But i see more than one Spanish sources calling those 'patillas'...
Forum: European Armoury Today, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 178
Posted By fernando
You certainly know better than me, and i will not...

You certainly know better than me, and i will not refute that. It is just that according to public texts, there is in fact one of his swords in the Armeria with a remounted (XVIII century) small...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By fernando
The author of (again) the mentiond book considers...

The author of (again) the mentiond book considers it has a multiple cutting area, as it would happen with electric knives; a little back and forth move would inflict a quick and deep cut. I don't...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 178
Posted By fernando
You may go further back a little, Jim ;). The...

You may go further back a little, Jim ;). The earliest cuphilt detected with its date inscribed on the blade, is a splendid example signed by HORTUŅO DE AGUIRRE (Toledo) in 1604. It is kept in the...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 178
Posted By fernando
This example could well be Portuguese, not...

This example could well be Portuguese, not Spanish; firstly because it was acquired in Portugal and secondly due to the system to secure hilt/quillons by welding them to the cup bowl, as (more)...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 178
Posted By fernando
A RECENTLY ACQUIRED CUP HILT SWORD FOR COMMENTS

Judging by its characteristics, namely the pommel, i would date this 'rapier' between mid-end 17th century ... subject to your Gentlemen corrections.
This is indeed a rather long sword, by far...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 08:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,004
Posted By fernando
Beautiful :cool:.

Beautiful :cool:.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2022, 11:13 AM
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Views: 893
Posted By fernando
I told you. The cavalry hasn't yet been alerted...

I told you. The cavalry hasn't yet been alerted ;).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By fernando
Yes, Udo; the whole gun, if you don't mind!

Yes, Udo; the whole gun, if you don't mind!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2022, 07:53 PM
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Views: 893
Posted By fernando
How about PhilipTom; i guess he didn't notice...

How about PhilipTom; i guess he didn't notice this thread... yet !
Forum: Swap Forum 30th June 2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By fernando
Small sword for sale

Iron guard, with pas d'ane and twisted upper quillon (acorn?), grip in bone or, rather, some tusk, possibly hippo.
Mounted on a single fuller double edged blade, possibly German.
The set from the...
Forum: Swap Forum 30th June 2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,456
Posted By fernando
BUMP

BUMP
Forum: European Armoury 28th June 2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By fernando
But this is enough to make those non studious...

But this is enough to make those non studious think (some) espadas anchas were made in Toledo ;).
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th June 2022, 06:30 PM
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Views: 480
Posted By fernando
Amen to that !.

Amen to that !.
Forum: European Armoury 28th June 2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By fernando
E-mail sent ;).

E-mail sent ;).
Forum: European Armoury 28th June 2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By fernando
Such an enticing picture, that of the Catalan...

Such an enticing picture, that of the Catalan furnaces, Keith. I couldn't resist to dig a bit on their history. Allegedly the first set of these built in the colonies (Alta California 1790), when of...
Forum: European Armoury 28th June 2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By fernando
Speaking of which ...

Well, i just saw an example with a similar serpent head on the upper quilllon of a D guard with a clam shell decoration, with a hardwood grip, mounted on a Spanish blade, with Toledo marks dated 1792...
Forum: Swap Forum 27th June 2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,862
Posted By fernando
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: European Armoury 26th June 2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By fernando
Dear Jim, do we have here one more 'sequel' of...

Dear Jim, do we have here one more 'sequel' of the espada ancha topic, which new episode features a guy that does not manage to find written stuff on this sword, assuming he is Mexican, as i try to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By fernando
Any reason not to show us the whole piece,...

Any reason not to show us the whole piece, francantolin ? Can we see the entire piece ?
Forum: Swap Forum 26th June 2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,224
Posted By fernando
Stillavailable.

Stillavailable.
Forum: Swap Forum 26th June 2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,862
Posted By fernando
The pair now for 600 Euros.

The pair now for 600 Euros.
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