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Forum: European Armoury 19th July 2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,281
Posted By ulfberth
I am pleasantly surprised with the quality of...

I am pleasantly surprised with the quality of this blunderbuss and the beautiful decoration, It's a combination you rarely see .
kind regards
Ulfberth
Forum: European Armoury 18th July 2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By ulfberth
yes it is normal to have no decoration on the...

yes it is normal to have no decoration on the guard and or pommel, the other examples are even more exeptional swords.
More decoration cost more money and these things were very costly even in those...
Forum: European Armoury 17th July 2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By ulfberth
well according to Staffan Kinman in the book...

well according to Staffan Kinman in the book "European makers of edged weapons , their marks" the marks are Northern Italy early 16th century.
Kind regards
Ulfberth
Forum: European Armoury 16th July 2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By ulfberth
And a late gothic hand and a half sword circa...

And a late gothic hand and a half sword circa 1500 with similar markings, in auction at Fischer almost 100 years ago , 1927.
And on a German hand and a half sword last quarter of the 16th C.
Forum: European Armoury 16th July 2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By ulfberth
Here is a sword in 1895 Sammlung Kuppelmayr with...

Here is a sword in 1895 Sammlung Kuppelmayr with the same blade mark , however here there is only one stamp not 3, the sword is described as Italian between 1450 and 1500.
Forum: European Armoury 16th July 2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By ulfberth
Hi Casey , let me first congratulate you with...

Hi Casey ,
let me first congratulate you with this magnificent hand and a half sword !
This is one of the finest examples I have seen in years , these are rare and yours is in very good condition...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd March 2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,793
Posted By ulfberth
thanks Jim :)

thanks Jim
:)
Forum: European Armoury 24th February 2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,793
Posted By ulfberth
cabasset(s)

a late 16th century half armor in Milanese style with a cabasset
Forum: European Armoury 24th February 2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,793
Posted By ulfberth
musketeers

altough a bit later than your model , here are some musketeers wearing cabassets
Forum: European Armoury 24th February 2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,793
Posted By ulfberth
pikeman

Pikeman wearing cabasset
Forum: European Armoury 24th February 2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,793
Posted By ulfberth
cabasset(s)

Here is one in the Metropolitan mMuseum , in polychrome rather unusual.
kind regards,
Ulfberth
Forum: European Armoury 16th August 2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,379
Posted By ulfberth
Hello Shayde, its no repro but a German or...

Hello Shayde,

its no repro but a German or better Prussian model of 19th C small sword.
These were also made for export to other countries at the time.

Kind regards

Ulfberth
Forum: European Armoury 12th June 2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,766
Posted By ulfberth
As Cerjack has pointed out with the shape and...

As Cerjack has pointed out with the shape and design its obvious that the pommel and the guard do belong together + the same workmanship and patina, there is no reason to doubt that.
It seems that...
Forum: European Armoury 1st June 2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,031
Posted By ulfberth
Hello Franco, The breastplate could be German...

Hello Franco,

The breastplate could be German indeed, I can't say much more for sure other than it is very beautiful !

kind regards

Ulfberth
Forum: European Armoury 13th April 2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,316
Posted By ulfberth
well maybe not a wolf but it looks like a dog to...

well maybe not a wolf but it looks like a dog to me
;)

the blade looks indeed German, the position of the stamps on the ricasso and the running K9 all point in that direction
Forum: European Armoury 12th April 2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,726
Posted By ulfberth
That is a good buy Jean luc and a very rare...

That is a good buy Jean luc and a very rare halberd indeed !
Forum: European Armoury 8th April 2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,776
Posted By ulfberth
Thank's Jim, that's great documentation that I...

Thank's Jim,

that's great documentation that I have not seen before.
It shows the exact 4 struck point mark like on francois helmet !

kind regards

Ulberth
Forum: European Armoury 6th April 2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,776
Posted By ulfberth
Hi Jim, that is most interesting information...

Hi Jim,

that is most interesting information you have found there, what does it say ? or can you post it ?

kind regards

Ulfberth
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,420
Posted By ulfberth
hello, In the first picture is a French...

hello,

In the first picture is a French Napoleonic Sapeur axe , the second picture is a French boarding axe model 1833.
Although not identical the last one looks most like yours.

kind...
Forum: European Armoury 19th March 2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,776
Posted By ulfberth
Thanks for the kind words Jim and Senefelder,...

Thanks for the kind words Jim and Senefelder,
Good and complete lobster tail helmets or zischagge's are very hard to find.
Most of them have replaced cheek peaces or nasal bars, that does not mean...
Forum: European Armoury 16th March 2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,776
Posted By ulfberth
Hello François, You have a nice and original...

Hello François,

You have a nice and original lobster tail helmet there , as every part seems to have the 4 dots I think they are simply markings used by the armory to mark parts that were made to...
Forum: European Armoury 16th March 2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,806
Posted By ulfberth
Hello , the first sabre is French used during...

Hello ,

the first sabre is French used during the revolutionary period of the type mineur.
The spelling is normal on blades of this period , they wrote it like its pronounced.

kind...
Forum: European Armoury 27th February 2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,222
Posted By ulfberth
An impressive and beautiful sword Jean Luc and...

An impressive and beautiful sword Jean Luc and good pictures to !

kind regards

Ulfberth
Forum: European Armoury 4th January 2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,017
Posted By ulfberth
16th century metal just has a different look than...

16th century metal just has a different look than 19th or 20th C metal, in this picture you can see the difference on the surface of the helmet.
The black spots are not from damage but older metal...
Forum: European Armoury 4th January 2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,017
Posted By ulfberth
Hi Marcus, thank you for showing us helmets of...

Hi Marcus,

thank you for showing us helmets of the same period to compare with.
It does happen and has happened before that auction houses mistakenly label good authentic pieces as 19th C.
That...
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