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  1. "Fuck now, I’m outta here tomorrow, and when I check out, it won’t matter how my name’s spelled, ‘cause when you pass through, you only keep what you can’t sell"

    - “Hotel" by The Antlers

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    Combination Dagger and Pistol

    • Dated: circa 1800
    • Provenance: Ottoman Empire

    The weapon has three-stage, smoothbore barrels with rings at the girdle. The first part is octagonal with three Arabic stamps and gilded floral decorations. The two round sections are decorated en suite and have blueing remains, especially the lower one, 12 mm caliber.

    The smooth plate lock is decorated en suite, featuring a sliding pan that functions as a change lever for the two barrels. The area behind the cock is silver plated, engraved with crescents, stars, trophies and a sun.

    The part between the two barrels is made of wood and is richly inlaid with filigree waves, two silver barrel brackets, one in the middle and the other one at the nozzle.

    The straight stock is shaped as a khanjar dagger’s grip, completely silver plated, the girdle is engraved and shows gilded remains. The upper part is removable and provided with a ribbed, double-edge damascus blade, with bone inlays at the base.

    Source: Copyright © 2014 Live Auctioneers

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    Cinquedea Shortsword

    • Dated: early 16th century
    • Culture: Italian
    • Measurements: blade length 57cm (22 1/2 inches)

    The sword has a broad flat tapering blade formed with a pair of near full-length shallow fullers and a slender central flat on each face and decorated on each side with pairs of engraved roundels including the figure of Marcus Curtius leaping into the abyss.

    The forte us engraved on the respective faces with a panel of scrolling foliage above the Judgement of Paris and a classical triumph. The panels are divided by the central slender flat engraved with the inscription ‘Virtus Omnia Vincit’ (Virtue Conquers All) on one side and ‘In Domino Confido’ (In God I trust) on the other. The forte decoration has traces of original gilding.

    The iron hilt comprising arched quillons is engraved with classical profile roundels flanked together by a Pegasus to either side and scrolling renaissance foliage. The shaped tang is enclosed by a pair of gilt panels chased with the inscription ‘Nunquam Potest Non’ and ‘Esse Virtuti Locus’ (there must ever be a place for virtue).

    The grip has on each side a shaped ivory panel over a horn fillet (both cracked and chipped, the ivory and horn perhaps later), the former being engraved with a laurel swag, pierced with four holes of differing size and each fitted with a brass collar, and three retaining their tracery rondels on each side (one missing).

    The inscription around the tang is a quotation from Lucius Annaeus Seneca’s Medea. The form of the blade is similar to a cinquedea preserved in the Musée de l’ Armée, Paris (inv. no. MA J 34). For related examples see L. G. Boccia & E. T. Coelho 1975, nos. 190-238 and C. Blair 1966.

    Source: Copyright © 2014 Thomas del Mar

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    Are we bad people for laughing at the mishaps of kids?

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This is my kitty, Jingū. She enjoys eating and looking at herself in the mirror, and disliked hugs. So far she’s just like me! #socute #precious #kitten


    This is my kitty, Jingū. She enjoys eating and looking at herself in the mirror, and disliked hugs. So far she’s just like me! #socute #precious #kitten

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Bruges (by C.Aranega)
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