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Forum: European Armoury 19th November 2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
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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: 1,043
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: 1,043
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: 1,043
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: 1,043
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: 1,043
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: 6,278
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: 6,278
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: 6,278
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: 613
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: 6,278
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: 6,278
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: 758
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: 2,348
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: 661
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: 661
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
Forum: European Armoury 26th April 2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By cornelistromp
Dutch around 1600 struck with the double headed...

Dutch around 1600 struck with the double headed eagle of the city Maastricht.

best,
Forum: European Armoury 10th March 2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,667
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Fernando, very interesting! do you know ...

Hi Fernando,

very interesting! do you know where can I find the literature of Lhermite?

thanks+regards,
Forum: European Armoury 9th March 2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,667
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Fernando, thanks but of course there are many...

Hi Fernando,

thanks but of course there are many possible explanations, but I think the fact that Palomares created the document in 1762 is decisive.

So 150-200 years after the blacksmiths worked,...
Forum: European Armoury 7th March 2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,667
Posted By cornelistromp
Palomares is a good starting point, but it must...

Palomares is a good starting point, but it must be remembered that the Toledo blacksmiths use multiple marks while Palomares has only indicated one.

Palomares has made the list in 1762, by then the...
Forum: European Armoury 6th March 2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,667
Posted By cornelistromp
as known, some German blacksmiths from solingen...

as known, some German blacksmiths from solingen used hispanicized marks.
For example, Clemens Stamm used the toldedo mark and an IS crowned together with the crescent. see nr 45,107 There is even a...
Forum: European Armoury 5th March 2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,667
Posted By cornelistromp
hi Jim, I do not understand the question, can...

hi Jim,

I do not understand the question, can you explain it please?
Is The question why Alonso Perez used OS ?

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 5th March 2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,667
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Fernando, thanks! Now it is clear to me why...

Hi Fernando,
thanks!
Now it is clear to me why the first rapier is attributed to Alonso Perez while there is only ALONSO EN TOLEDO as inscription on the blade (no PEREZ)

the one you posted has the...
Forum: European Armoury 4th March 2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,667
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Fernando, I wish that rapier was mine :)...

Hi Fernando,

I wish that rapier was mine :)

it is one of the nicest swords in the Victoria and Albert museum.

and.....believe me, there is very small chance that there is something wrong with...
Forum: European Armoury 4th March 2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,667
Posted By cornelistromp
The hilt of post #7 can be Italian I/o ...

The hilt of post #7 can be Italian I/o Dutch.
see, for comparison, a rapier at the V & A museum from the armoury of the Electors of Saxony.
The Hilt is probably from Italy and the blade is an export...
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