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Forum: European Armoury Today, 03:50 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
@Dave I would ask you to publish the reasons here...

@Dave
I would ask you to publish the reasons here in the post, the benefit to warn prospective buyers is larger than the benefit of a single forger.

except for the pitting that looks very artificial...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 06:43 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Corrado, Iam sorry but what you're saying in...

Hi Corrado,

Iam sorry but what you're saying in above post makes absolutely no sense.

the innerguard you posted is another inner guard type; Norman type 17.
Further, an inner guard type is not...
Forum: European Armoury 12th February 2016, 07:26 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
hi Iskender, yes correct, for rapiers there are...

hi Iskender,

yes correct, for rapiers there are left and right hand versions, this is indicated by the known inner and outer guard types which are mirrored so that the rapier can be used for the...
Forum: European Armoury 11th February 2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 602
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Ulfberth, sorry to have to say that this sword...

Hi Ulfberth,
sorry to have to say that this sword can not be hold (properly) in your right hand, then the bracket is in the way.
it is 100% a left hander.

please compare and see post #7 this is the...
Forum: European Armoury 10th February 2016, 03:10 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
why do you think the blade is shortened? please...

why do you think the blade is shortened?

please give is the dimensions and place some pictures of the point.

a sword of this type with an ao length of 90-100cm is fine for 1640
Forum: European Armoury 10th February 2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By cornelistromp
very important! pictures of post 7 are ...

very important!

pictures of post 7 are copyright of Carl Koppeschaar.


please see;
https://www.flickr.com/photos/98015679@N04/sets/72157634778023741/

and of course the other very interesting...
Forum: European Armoury 10th February 2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 602
Posted By cornelistromp
correction of my previous post ! the inner Guard...

correction of my previous post !
the inner Guard is not a variation of type 22 but the mirror image of type21!


ie the sword is a left hander, made for a left-handed person!

best
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 9th February 2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 602
Posted By cornelistromp
I prefer a picture of the guard and not the inner...

I prefer a picture of the guard and not the inner guard.
maybe you can post some more pictures or a link , so it is very poor material?

hilt is Norman type 43 1550-1630 and the egg-shaped pommel is...
Forum: European Armoury 9th February 2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By cornelistromp
historically important helmet of Gilbert von Saint Hilaire resurfaced

Incredible that there is absolutely no consultation between the various museums or auction houses and museums.

recently a historically important long lost helmet was auctioned as part of 3/4 field...
Forum: European Armoury 8th February 2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By cornelistromp
very good news

Jean Luc, sorry for the wait ....... then here the good news.


the very important helmet of your suit because that is what it is, is attributed to a well-known noble officer.

GILBERT DE SAINT...
Forum: European Armoury 8th February 2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By cornelistromp
For completeness, the description of Thomas Del...

For completeness, the description of Thomas Del Mar, 2 December 2015 lot 146.

http://www.thomasdelmar.com/Catalogues/as021215/page003.html



A COMPOSITE GERMAN LIGHT FIELD ARMOUR, PARTLY...
Forum: European Armoury 4th February 2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,987
Posted By cornelistromp
interesting, yes I believe the two-hand sword has...

interesting, yes I believe the two-hand sword has gone sometime in the second quarter of the 17th century out of fashion

best,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 4th February 2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,987
Posted By cornelistromp
the company of captain Dirck Jacobsz Rosecrans ,...

the company of captain Dirck Jacobsz Rosecrans , Cornelis Ketel 1588
rijskmuseum Amsterdam.

same pommel type.
Forum: European Armoury 4th February 2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 509
Posted By cornelistromp
@Jim and Fernando, you should ask E.B. Erickson...

@Jim and Fernando,
you should ask E.B. Erickson and Cathey.

they know a lot about this type of basket hilt.

I'm more in continental weapons from 1000-1600, with the exception of weapons which are...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd February 2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By cornelistromp
famous quote by Jasper: Quote" there were...

famous quote by Jasper:

Quote" there were more strange things said about weapons in the 19th century. "unquote
Forum: European Armoury 2nd February 2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By cornelistromp
no this is not the case MEFECIT SOLINGEN and...

no this is not the case MEFECIT SOLINGEN and MEFECIT SALINGEN are both Latin. :)
it only indicates that the V & A specialist attributes the blade to Solingen, nothing more.
Forum: European Armoury 2nd February 2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By cornelistromp
this one is also nice.

this one is also nice.
Forum: European Armoury 1st February 2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By cornelistromp
this is own interpretation! nevertheless the...

this is own interpretation!
nevertheless the silver hilted rapier from post nr16 with the MEFECIT SALINGEN blade is attributed by Claude Blair, the keeper of metalwork in the Victoria & Albert...
Forum: European Armoury 1st February 2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By cornelistromp
not of great importance, but thank you for the...

not of great importance, but thank you for the positive response!
Forum: European Armoury 31st January 2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By cornelistromp
as far as I know, scrolling foliage paterns...

as far as I know, scrolling foliage paterns engraved ensuite, actually never passes through the narrow edges of flat guards to the reverse side.
however in rare cases on the narrow up and down side...
Forum: European Armoury 30th January 2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By cornelistromp
have you seen the last pictured hilt with the...

have you seen the last pictured hilt with the guard finals in the form of moor heads and the pommel where a lion was cut out.

really beautiful transitional small sword and probably Dutch, blade has...
Forum: European Armoury 30th January 2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By cornelistromp
I found out in the meantime, that there's not...

I found out in the meantime, that there's not many study for the simple crosshilted sword in the post-medieval period.
according to Claude Blair ( An English sword with an ottoman blade in the swiss...
Forum: European Armoury 25th January 2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 878
Posted By cornelistromp
pommel is norman type 29 (1550-1640) and the hilt...

pommel is norman type 29 (1550-1640) and the hilt a variation of type 52 (1550-1645).
Iahanni's name appears on several blades of the dussage type , made in styermark in the last quarter of the...
Forum: European Armoury 24th January 2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By cornelistromp
Concordia Res Parvae Crescunt is indeed the motto...

Concordia Res Parvae Crescunt is indeed the motto of the Republic of the Netherlands till 1795, see for example, the attachement of a 17thC small word, earlier in my collection, with this motto...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd January 2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi, unfortunately the anchor is not a mark but...

Hi,

unfortunately the anchor is not a mark but was used by the blade smith as an orientation point to indicate the end of the fuller, and of course also has a decorative function.Sometimes the shape...
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