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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th February 2018, 07:34 PM
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Posted By AHorsa
It means "we [don´t want] no war" :)...

It means "we [don´t want] no war" :)

No, I´ve no idea, as it seems that the inscription is only preserved fragmentarily (or should seem so)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th February 2018, 06:42 PM
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Posted By AHorsa
Hi Fernando, thanks for your reply. Of course I...

Hi Fernando,

thanks for your reply. Of course I am aware that the region was Carthage in the ancient world. But as far as I know, the letter "w" arised in the mediaeval times. So if it is a replica...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th February 2018, 04:54 PM
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Posted By AHorsa
and the microscope image

and the microscope image
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th February 2018, 04:48 PM
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Views: 349
Posted By AHorsa
Stone figure - help needed

Dear all,

recently got this stone sculpture.
It is ca 14cm high. On the bottom someone marked it "Tunisie" with a biro. That also would fit the depiction, which looks maybe like a stylized maure or...
Forum: European Armoury 30th December 2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By AHorsa
thanks for your reply. I also think I will clean...

thanks for your reply. I also think I will clean it. Will post pictures of the outcome.

one general question on those Walloon swords:
some descriptions say it is the French model 1678/79, some say...
Forum: European Armoury 29th December 2017, 05:37 PM
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Views: 681
Posted By AHorsa
Walloon sword 17th century

Dear All,

just acquired this classical walloon sword today. The blade shows the passauer wolf as well as the inscription "S A H A G O M".
The iron condition is amazingly good for its 350 years, only...
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By AHorsa
Thanks Jim for your comprehensive response! I am...

Thanks Jim for your comprehensive response!

I am quite sure that the hilt is cutted from iron and no cast. It looks a bit like that due to the small corrosion pits.
I searched the web for similar...
Forum: European Armoury 14th November 2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By AHorsa
Hi Mariusgmioc, you´re totally right. But I...

Hi Mariusgmioc,

you´re totally right. But I nevertheless think that the blade and the handle belpngs together - the rivetting looks untouched and the size of the blade fits perfect with the ricasso....
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By AHorsa
Hi Corrado, of course the Passauer Wolf is the...

Hi Corrado,

of course the Passauer Wolf is the symbol of the Passauer blade smiths. But as far as I know it was adopted widely by other smiths. Most of the 17th century blades I know, wearing the...
Forum: European Armoury 12th November 2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By AHorsa
Hi Ibrahim, yes, the blade might be made in...

Hi Ibrahim,

yes, the blade might be made in Solingen.
Thanks for the interesting information on the "little revolution" in 1830.

Cheers
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 12th November 2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By AHorsa
French (?) rapier 17th century

Dear All,

I want to present this rapier / small sword. The lenght over all is 102cm. The blade is 2,6cm wide. The grip consists of wood covered with leather. The blade shows the "Passauer Wolf".
The...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 27th October 2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,418
Posted By AHorsa
One more think concerning the age. Does anyone no...

One more think concerning the age. Does anyone no if there is any chance to identify the approx age?

Cheerio
Andreas
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd October 2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,418
Posted By AHorsa
He´s here! :) Detlef, that´s great! Fits...

He´s here! :)

Detlef, that´s great! Fits perfect. Also I found some with some structure on the head similar to mine.

Thanks a lot!

Best regards
Andreas
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th October 2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,418
Posted By AHorsa
Thanks for the replies! Will do research in those...

Thanks for the replies! Will do research in those directions.

Sadly no provenance. Got it from an estate.
I am quite sure it is some gypsum like stone. For volcanic tuff it appears to be not porous...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th October 2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,418
Posted By AHorsa
Hmm shit :) Here are some more detailed images....

Hmm shit :)

Here are some more detailed images. Maybe that helps.

Best Regards
Andreas
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th October 2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,418
Posted By AHorsa
Hi All, thanks for your replies and help!! As...

Hi All,

thanks for your replies and help!!
As figured out, the problem as even to start with geographic area, as it potentially could come from anywhere.
Maybe the material gives a hint: It seems to...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th October 2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,418
Posted By AHorsa
Hi Everyone, no one an idea? Even a direction...

Hi Everyone,

no one an idea? Even a direction for further research might be helpful.

Best regards
Andreas
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th October 2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,418
Posted By AHorsa
Stone carved sculpture

Hi Evereyone,

I need help on this sculpture. It is 40cm high and obviously made from stone.
I searched the web quite intensevely but can´t find any corresponding piece. Especially with this ball /...
Forum: European Armoury 11th April 2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By AHorsa
Hi, this is a polish Cavallary Sabre 1921/22 I...

Hi,

this is a polish Cavallary Sabre 1921/22 I think.

Regards
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 11th January 2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,944
Posted By AHorsa
I just browsed the book "J. P. Puype (1981):...

I just browsed the book "J. P. Puype (1981): Blanke Wapens - Nederlandse Slag- en steekwapens sinds 1600" and found the sword from the drawing on page 37 (s. image).

Thanks again...
Forum: European Armoury 11th January 2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,944
Posted By AHorsa
Hi Jasper, that´s great!!! Very nice!...

Hi Jasper,

that´s great!!! Very nice! Thanks!

Best regards
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 10th January 2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,944
Posted By AHorsa
Does anyone have some information about the style...

Does anyone have some information about the style of the pommel and the crossguard? I have never seen a similiar one except the one from the link.

Best regards
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 9th January 2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,944
Posted By AHorsa
Hi Fernando, thanks for the hint with the king´s...

Hi Fernando,

thanks for the hint with the king´s heads. I think you are right.

Cheers
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 6th January 2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,944
Posted By AHorsa
Simple fancy Dusägge

Dear All,

Happy new year!

I just purchased this Dusägge. Should be around 1600. The decoration, especially the pommel, is kind of fancy. Sadly the condition is quite poor. It was covered with...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th November 2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,613
Posted By AHorsa
Lion head sculpture

Dear all,

can anyone tell me something about this wooden sculpture - age and if possible origin?
Height ca. 30cm

Best regards
Andreas
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