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Forum: European Armoury 8th January 2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Cathey, very interesting. JP Puype is one of...

Hi Cathey,

very interesting.

JP Puype is one of the last authorities with a real knowledge of Dutch arms, and also always willing to help out with questions about Dutch weapons.

please give him my...
Forum: European Armoury 27th December 2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Cathey, The book where the etching of Francis...

Hi Cathey,

The book where the etching of Francis the pirate comes from, is a book in the Dutch language published in 1678 in Amsterdam.

A.O. Exquemelin
Americaensche zee-rovers

it is quite...
Forum: European Armoury 26th December 2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By cornelistromp
indeed a beautiful Dutch hanger but not 1575 but...

indeed a beautiful Dutch hanger but not 1575 but 150-200 years later , from the 18th Century.
for examples see

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=22313&highlight=amsterdam

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 25th December 2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Mark, thank you for this great information and...

Hi Mark, thank you for this great information and attachment's.

The pommel of the sword A2059in KHM in Vienna has great similarities, This sword is dated from the second half of the 14th century.
On...
Forum: European Armoury 19th December 2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By cornelistromp
thanks jean-Luc and Evgeny for the (link)...

thanks jean-Luc and Evgeny for the (link) translation.

this type implies indeed swords with oval pommel type H1 in combination with X XII blades.

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 14th December 2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By cornelistromp
yes I can understand that, you would probably...

yes I can understand that, you would probably expect a H-pommel in the period 1250-1350.Like on the few surviving examples
The pommel of above sword is a subtype of H, of type H1, oval in shape...
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi mark, great input thank you, also good...

Hi mark,

great input thank you, also good examples of similar types of swords and similar decorations, amazing!

all I know is that the sword comes from a Hungarian collection and according to the...
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By cornelistromp
thank you Neil, of course it is , do not let them...

thank you Neil, of course it is , do not let them know in lithuania.

Jean Luc, thank you for your help, here is the page 90 where I am looking for a translation, f/m the right part of page 89 ( see...
Forum: European Armoury 10th December 2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By cornelistromp
medieval sword with rune script.

medieval sword, Oakeshott type 12
Origin: east Europe, Baltic states.
Date:1250-1350
the sword is large in size, with a grip of 13 cm more 1 1/2 hander.
length 103cm, blade 83cm, blade width...
Forum: European Armoury 19th November 2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 814
Posted By cornelistromp
Michiel de Ruyter 1667. Ceylon (in 1972 called...

Michiel de Ruyter 1667.
Ceylon (in 1972 called Sri Lanka)was a Dutch colony from1640-1796.

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 5th September 2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Fernando, According to da vinci's golden...

Hi Fernando,

According to da vinci's golden ratio, the ratio of ground navel to navel head is as 1.618 : 1

in my body it is 110+72, but I believe I have short legs.

the minimum ao length for a...
Forum: European Armoury 5th September 2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Fernando, 100cm is approx. men's length of...

Hi Fernando,

100cm is approx. men's length of 160cm
see previous post 18, Jean Luc's rapier shortened by 30cm-35cm is very likely.

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 5th September 2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By cornelistromp
jean Luc, when we guess your rapier is shortened...

jean Luc,

when we guess your rapier is shortened by 30cm.
then the length of the right owner is approx. 175cm

for your rapier the man's length should be around 125cm.
fe Tyrion Lannister in games...
Forum: European Armoury 5th September 2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Jean Luc, yes I think the blade is reshaped...

Hi Jean Luc,

yes I think the blade is reshaped at the point.

At the point the blade is not gradually narrowing in width but suddenly, like a colichemarde blade.

This is not common for a rapier...
Forum: European Armoury 4th September 2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By cornelistromp
I think it's a left hand rapier with 30-40cm...

I think it's a left hand rapier with 30-40cm shortened blade.

the twin rapiers, a rapier that is divided into 2 halves, so that as a surprise two weapons arise, to which Philip refers...
Forum: European Armoury 28th August 2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,727
Posted By cornelistromp
similar type XIII sword in Museum...

similar type XIII sword in Museum Sandolin.
(medieval) swords with wide blades, a blade width of around 7cm are extremely rare.
Forum: European Armoury 27th August 2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,727
Posted By cornelistromp
I see this as an incredibly stupid action. But I...

I see this as an incredibly stupid action.

But I believe one of the two UK dealers ( or Both) really believed that the dimensions in roms, given by Oakeshott, they thought he measured in 1936,...
Forum: European Armoury 25th August 2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,727
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi James, Thank you, yes I am very pleased with...

Hi James,

Thank you, yes I am very pleased with the successful restoration, thumbs to the restorer of the Solingen Klingen Museum.

unfortunately I have not received the 14cm removed point back...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd August 2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 774
Posted By cornelistromp
can it be a fishing lead. best, Jasper

can it be a fishing lead.

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 23rd August 2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,727
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Fernando, yes thanks, that...

Hi Fernando,

yes thanks, that helps.

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 21st August 2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,727
Posted By cornelistromp
Gonzalo, very interesting, can you maybe post a...

Gonzalo,

very interesting, can you maybe post a picture of the Gibraltar swords?

thanks,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 12th May 2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By cornelistromp
IHS is a acronym/abbreviation of the greek name...

IHS is a acronym/abbreviation of the greek name IHΣΟΥΣ =Jesus.
there is also another interpretation of IHS, better applicable to weapons

-In Hoc Signo (vincere) - In this sign...
Forum: European Armoury 10th May 2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,586
Posted By cornelistromp
it can be a Dutch sword as well, the end of the...

it can be a Dutch sword as well, the end of the knuckle guard has the same shape of an animal head as seen on matchlock muskets (fuse holder) from around the first half of the 17th century.

fe see ...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd May 2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By cornelistromp
I see, very heavy to wear though. best, Jasper

I see, very heavy to wear though.

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 2nd May 2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By cornelistromp
weight of 7kg is not possible for a helmet , do...

weight of 7kg is not possible for a helmet , do you maybe mean 1.7kg ?

best,
Jasper
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