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Forum: Swap Forum 11th December 2018, 10:46 AM
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Posted By AHorsa
New price: 1250€ + Shipping

New price: 1250€ + Shipping
Forum: European Armoury 26th November 2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,050
Posted By AHorsa
Thank you gentlemen. I cleaned it with a small...

Thank you gentlemen.

I cleaned it with a small wire brush (for gimlets). Luckily the rust or patina was thick but very easy to remove. On other items it didn´t work with that method.

Intererstingly...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 24th November 2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By AHorsa
Fragment stucco Griffin

Dear All,

I recently purchaced this fragment of a stucco depicting maybe a griffin?
It measures 26x23cm and shows remains of blue paint in the mouth and under its leg.
It is said that it comes from...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 24th November 2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By AHorsa
Late medieval boss stone

Hi There,

I´d like to get your oppinions on this boss stone. Its diameter is 15-16cm (~6 inch) and comes from England. I assume it is 15th or 14th century. What do you think?

Cheerio
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 22nd November 2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,050
Posted By AHorsa
Hi There, I work a lot with photogrammetry and...

Hi There,

I work a lot with photogrammetry and did a little test of object modelling by this sword. I would love to share the model with you. Hope you like it :)

https://skfb.ly/6DoEy...
Forum: European Armoury 19th November 2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By AHorsa
Thanks for the feedbacks! The number of the...

Thanks for the feedbacks!
The number of the weight myght be a possibility, but I doubt that it was an one from its shape...
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By AHorsa
I meanwhile cleaned the cannon a little and built...

I meanwhile cleaned the cannon a little and built a stand.

Is there any possibility to find out about the fragmented mark on the upper site of the barrel? It seems that the english had some arrow...
Forum: Swap Forum 14th November 2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By AHorsa
New pictures and new asking price: 1350€ +...

New pictures and new asking price: 1350€ + shipping
Forum: European Armoury 31st October 2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By AHorsa
Very impressive and exact review, Midelburgo!...

Very impressive and exact review, Midelburgo! Thank you very much for this!
Forum: European Armoury 30th October 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By AHorsa
Spanish Bilbo

Well, seems as it is Bilbo time :)

Dear All,

I would love to get your oppinion on this peace. Do you think everything is fine and belongs together?

Looking forward to your comments.

Best
Andi
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th October 2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By AHorsa
Lionhead made from copper or brass

Dear all,

does anyone have an idea of this piece? Diameter is 11.5cm. Material could be copper or brass.
Any help on its age and origin would be really appreciated.

Cheerio
Andeas
Forum: European Armoury 5th September 2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By AHorsa
Thanks guys! Here is another similar piece, which...

Thanks guys!
Here is another similar piece, which shows the same remains of the swivel bar as mine:
http://nautarch.tamu.edu/CRL/Report10/gun.html

Best regards
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 2nd September 2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By AHorsa
Perfect. Thanks guys! The length in inch is...

Perfect. Thanks guys!

The length in inch is nearly 25". Do you have an idea on how to date it? I think 18th or 17th century. But that´s quite vague.
The owner got it from Antwerp many years ago,...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd September 2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By AHorsa
Canon barrel

Dear All,

I got this small canon barrel recently.
The over all length is nearly 65cm. Diameter inside is c 3,3cm.

Any ideas of its age and use (ship canon maybe?)

Kind regards
Andi
Forum: Swap Forum 24th August 2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By AHorsa
Walloon Sword c. 1650

Very nice Walloon sword, mid 17th century. Blade marked with "SAHAGOM" and Passauer Wolf. Looks much better than on those images. I´ll add more professional pictures beginning of next week.

Asking...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th February 2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
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, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
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, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By AHorsa
and the microscope image

and the microscope image
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th February 2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
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, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
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, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
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, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,740
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, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,740
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, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,740
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, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,740
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
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