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Larry Davis




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PostPosted: Fri 07 Dec, 2007 5:25 pm    Post subject: Early 19th century targe         Reply with quote

Check out this one, too bad the photos are so bad. Also check out the other very high priced items on the site.

Arms and Armor from GoAntiques / Page 8Description: An early nineteenth century Scottish Targe measuring 19 ins in diameter ... Description: Antique Afghan dagger with metal hilt and no scabbard. ...
www.goantiques.com/category,arms-and-armor-8.html - 76k - Cached - Similar pages

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PostPosted: Fri 07 Dec, 2007 9:34 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

It's definatley a nice targe, but the 17th century falchion on the same page is what really caught my attention! Happy
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PostPosted: Sat 08 Dec, 2007 8:02 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Because this post is a "Check this out" link rather than an active attempt to start a discussion, this thread belongs in the OT forum.
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PostPosted: Sat 08 Dec, 2007 9:02 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Thanks so much for the info Larry! Wink
I would like to hear of your opinion on this particular item as under my view you have the most authorized word in this field.
All your researches are always welcomed by forumites immersed in all the matters concerning Scottish weapons of auld.
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Patrick Maclaine




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PostPosted: Sat 08 Dec, 2007 9:16 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

BTW, I think this 19th. C. replica is quite similar to one targe featured in Ancient Scottish Weapons – Plate III , Fig 6.-
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