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tection from rust and for colour effect , the Japanese lac- lūks , delighted in richly decorated arms . The important quered the scales of their lamellar armours , usually in centres of manufacture were Alexandria and Damascus . gold or ...
Oil the leader of fine arms production . A special workshop was installed at Versailles near Paris , under Nicolas Noël Boutet ( 1761-1833 ) , that provided Napoleon with presentation pieces of superb quality .
A few examples of ancient Meso - American decorated arms Edwin Howard Armstrong laid much of the foundation have been preserved : carved spearthrowers called atlatl of modern radio and electronics in a series of brilliant and shields ...
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