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Forum: European Armoury 28th May 2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By cornelistromp
thanks for the picture. I have noticed this...

thanks for the picture.
I have noticed this pie-shaped pommel cap more often on schiavona and other south European swords, however unforunately it has nothing to do with the starpommels under...
Forum: European Armoury 26th May 2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,032
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Jim, yes 1627 is a kind of Terminus post quem...

Hi Jim, yes 1627 is a kind of Terminus post quem the earliest evidence of date, he must have worked.
.

very best wishes,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 25th May 2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 169
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Posted By cornelistromp
if he started working as a sword smith in...

if he started working as a sword smith in Solingen at around the age of 20, then he stopped in Toledo at the age of 107! ???
This is obviously not the case.
if you could survive childhood and your...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 681
Posted By cornelistromp
@ Jim very good find, it seems to me that an...

@ Jim
very good find, it seems to me that an early 17thC shortened rapier blade is re-used in this 17thC small sword.This was done a lot during the transition from rapier to the much faster small...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,032
Posted By cornelistromp
swan mark and "signature Clemens...

swan mark and "signature Clemens Deinger" on rapier of Gustav II. Adolf from Sweden carried at battle of Dirschau Poland in 1627.

Clemens Dinger worked for from <1627 to the 1650s, the swan mark...
Forum: European Armoury 21st May 2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 169
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Posted By cornelistromp
WOW, he worked 80 years ! there is a famous...

WOW, he worked 80 years !

there is a famous Swedish sword known which can be dated to 1627 with a similar standing swan of Clemens Dinger.
I will check it later today.

best,
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 681
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Norman, as per your Email request, herewith...

Hi Norman,

as per your Email request, herewith my opinion;

I think it's a rapier blade (given the broad ricasso of same width indeed an early rapier blade and not a small sword blade) from the...
Forum: European Armoury 8th May 2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,753
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Jim, Thanks, interesting. could you please...

Hi Jim,

Thanks, interesting.
could you please post an image, I'm curious about the size and shape of the pommel, certainly on a schiavona.

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 7th May 2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,032
Posted By cornelistromp
I believe the horns did only occur in the...

I believe the horns did only occur in the imagination of Dr. Mazanski.

yes I also think that the basket hilt has developed separate and away from each other and take into consideration that the...
Forum: European Armoury 4th May 2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,032
Posted By cornelistromp
salaams Ibrahiim, I have absolutely no idea what...

salaams Ibrahiim,

I have absolutely no idea what you mean :confused:
This type of baskethilt is Dutch or German, certainly not scottish.
also the fleur de lis is not retrofitted in Scotland.
with...
Forum: European Armoury 29th April 2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,032
Posted By cornelistromp
yes I can confirm in all probability a possible...

yes I can confirm in all probability a possible Dutch origin for those basket hilted swords.
I have sold this sword from my collection through eBay, the sword came from the Henk Visser collection, a...
Forum: European Armoury 29th April 2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,753
Posted By cornelistromp
from the army museum in Brussels, developed...

from the army museum in Brussels, developed katzbalger with complex basket hilt around 1550 and a later pierced blade
Forum: European Armoury 28th April 2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By cornelistromp
sorry to say but the dealer is mistaken, the type...

sorry to say but the dealer is mistaken, the type of your sword is of the last quarter of the 16th century.
you can't find any pictures, in art or museums giving you a date around 1700, because this...
Forum: European Armoury 27th April 2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By cornelistromp
Nice sword ! about the authenticity, I will not...

Nice sword !
about the authenticity, I will not say anything for the moment based on the posted photographs alone.

The sword can be authentic or not there are a lot of veracious "reproductions" made...
Forum: European Armoury 19th April 2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,032
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Cathey, re: rapier blade I am definitely...

Hi Cathey,


re: rapier blade
I am definitely not disappointed that it is a backword blade, it is beautiful and also it is more useful here in this basket hilt.
Actually it was the long ricasso that...
Forum: European Armoury 18th April 2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,032
Posted By cornelistromp
it is Higgins (old) inv nr 1979.04.06

it is Higgins (old) inv nr 1979.04.06
Forum: European Armoury 18th April 2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,032
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Cathey, beautiful basket hilt mounted with a...

Hi Cathey,

beautiful basket hilt mounted with a beautiful German imported rapier blade.
it's nice to see that rapier blades with a blunt ricasso were also used on basket hilts because it is not...
Forum: European Armoury 17th April 2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,273
Posted By cornelistromp
you do not see them often, but I know several...

you do not see them often, but I know several European blades with a double moon in the middle of the blade with multiple Fullers.
but also blades with only Fullers without any marks.
I believe that...
Forum: European Armoury 16th April 2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,273
Posted By cornelistromp
No, this does not mean that there is a link with...

No, this does not mean that there is a link with Africa/Kaskara
this type of blade with triple fullers, with the middle fuller longer and sometimes extending to the point, occurs frequently from 1500...
Forum: European Armoury 13th April 2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,032
Posted By cornelistromp
it is unfortunate that this thread is a kind of...

it is unfortunate that this thread is a kind of controlled/guided and the debate is limited.

Any discussion about toureg blades in basket hilts, the different moon marks and about a subsequent...
Forum: European Armoury 7th April 2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By cornelistromp
For the maker Gerrit Burghorst on your hunting...

For the maker Gerrit Burghorst on your hunting hanger please see;


http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18193&highlight=gerrit+burghorst


best,
Forum: European Armoury 1st April 2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,032
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Dirk, it is not a basket hilt to my...

Hi Dirk,

it is not a basket hilt to my standards, but defenately a very interesting and beautiful sword.
how is the transition from hexagonal to hollow(?) diamond shaped?
same as on the pictures?
I...
Forum: European Armoury 31st March 2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,032
Posted By cornelistromp
@ Jim nice to see you back here :-) @ E.B....

@ Jim nice to see you back here :-)

@ E.B. Erickson
wow, nice
Iam still looking for one of those.
this type of basket hilt from the third quarter of the 16C, is extremely beautiful and extremely...
Forum: European Armoury 29th March 2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,753
Posted By cornelistromp
some inner plates.

some inner plates.
Forum: European Armoury 28th March 2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,753
Posted By cornelistromp
I recently got the Czerny sword, the one of...

I recently got the Czerny sword, the one of post#5, through a detour in my collection.
It is a beautiful specimen, 189cm long and 45cm hilt with an almost 10cm star pommel.
inside the parry rings...
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