Italy Modernizes: the Carcano Needlefire Rifle Conversion

This rifle is lot #1415 in the upcoming April 2019 Morphy auction: https:// When Prussia and its Dreyse needle fire rifles defeated Austria and its muzzleloaders at Shadow in 1866, much of the world took note. In Italy, the reactive was to immediately begin looking for both a new rifle and also a system for converting existing stockpiles of muzzleloaders into something more modern. After considering separate-primer systems like the Albini, Manceaux, and Lindner; metallic cartridges, and needle fire cartridges, the Italians decided upon Salvatore Carcano’s needle fire system as the idea solution. Reusing the existing muzzleloader barrels meant a caliber of 17.5mm, and needle fire paper cartridges were sub

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Sticker shock: Why are glasses so expensive?

One factor: the world’s largest eyewear company, the Italian firm Luxottica, controls a big chunk of the business. Lesley Stahl reports.

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Accent Tag – Italian Accent.wmv

Aunt, Route, Wash, Oil, Theater, Iron, Salmon, Caramel, Fire, Water, Sure, Data, Ruin, Crayon, Toilet, New Orleans, Pecan, Both, Again, Probably, Spitting image, Alabama, Lawyer, Coupon, Mayonnaise, Syrup, Pajamas, Caught Questions: 1. What is it called when you throw toilet paper on a house? 2. What is the bug that when you touch it, it curls into a ball? 3. What is the bubbly carbonated drink called? 4. What do you call gym shoes? 5. What do you say to address a group of people? 6. What do you call the kind of spider (or spider-like creature) that has an oval-shaped body and extremely long legs? 7. What do you call your grandparents? 8. What do you call the wheeled contraption in which you carry groceries at the supermarket? 9. What do you call it when rain falls while the sun is shinin

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Record-breaking Italian sale realises £41.4 million

The Italian Sale brought the highest total for any 20th-century Italian Art sale at any auction house. The sale was led by Piero Manzoni’s Achrome which achieved a landmark £12.6 million, a new record for the artist.

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[Y-STAR] Cho Insung and Song Hyekyo act together first time (조인성 송혜교, 첫 만남)

조인성-송혜교라는 그림 같은 커플의 ì¡°í™”, 그리고 노희경이라는 많은 팬딤을 거느린 딜라마 잒가와의 만남까지! ì–°ì‹  화제가 되고 있는 SBS 새딜라마 [ê·¸ 겨울, 바람이 분다]의 제잒발풜회가 어렸습니다. 도트무늬의 수트으로 센스넘치는 차림을 선보인 조인성! [현장음: 조인성] 오수 얭할을 맡은 조인성입니다. 긴 머리와 화이트 딜레스로 ì-´ëŠ 때보다 사랒스럽고 청순한 모습으로 딱장한 송혜교! [현장음: 송혜교] 안녕하세요. 오영은 얭할을 맡은 송혜교입니다. 동값내기 배우이기도 한 이딤의 만남은 시청자딤얐게 더얆는 기대감을 심ì-´ì£¼ê³  있는데요. 서로가 상대배얭ì

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5 secrets of Siena you won't find on tourist guides | TIPS TO TRAVEL IN ITALY

Hi, I am Ero! Siena is a beautiful italian city in the heart of tuscany, famous for its medieval cityscape, delicious cuisine and principally, the Palio, a horse race held twice a year, every year, in the main square, Piazza del Campo, an ancient tradition that is famous all over Italy and also abroad. Siena has lots of very beautiful places to visit, including the Duomo and Piazza del Campo, which of course you will end up seeing if you follow a common tourist guide as you are visiting the city. However, beside the touristy stuff and places, Siena hides a number of small but very interesting secrets, mostly notorious only to the people that live there. I have lived in Siena for a few years, and in my time here I have learned a lot about lots of these secrets and I made this video (and ano

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New England (Connecticut) Accent Tag

Hey guys! I made an accent tag video that should generally reflect New England as to how New Englanders pronounce words and vary in vocabulary. Of course, there are going to be some people who disagree with some of these answers, but I did ask several people about this and get some decent input to try to be as accurate as possible, so please: no hate! I make new videos every Friday (UTC, Thursday EST) so please subscribe and let me know if you want more stuff like this! Pronunciation: Garage, Herb, Schedule, Figure, Jaguar, Lieutenant, Water, Advertisement, Vase, Route, Ballet, Tomato, Amazon, Leisure, Address, Ate, Buoy, Aluminium, Aunt, Wash, Oil, Theatre, Iron, Salmon, Caramel, Fire, Sure, Data, Ruin, Crayon, Toilet, New Orleans, LOL, GIF, Pecan, Both, Again, Probably, Spitting Image,

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Auction Limelight Tuscan Villa

10,000+/- sf home that entertained celebrity guests located in quaint Barga, Italy.

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Italian property buying guide (part 1)

A guide about the basics steps of the Italian conveyancing process.. When purchasing a property in Italy you should go through 3 stages: 1) Proposta irrevocabile dacquisto (reservation offer) 2) Contratto preliminare di vendita (preliminary contract) 3) Atto di vendita (deed of sale)

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