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Forum: European Armoury 10th October 2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,071
Posted By Samik
Excellent find Michael ! May I also humbly ask...

Excellent find Michael ! May I also humbly ask for the whole picture ? :) Imperial knights and Gallic horse (which looks particularly similar to period depictions of Eastern cavalrymen) are quite a...
Forum: European Armoury 12th May 2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 25,644
Posted By Samik
Your enthusiasm is much welcomed Chris! Also,...

Your enthusiasm is much welcomed Chris! Also, thanks a lot with the pics fernando. I still have to come to grips with the system ;)

Best,
Samuel
Forum: European Armoury 9th May 2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 25,644
Posted By Samik
Sabres from Kingdom of Hungary

Since fernando bumped the thread and I have not posted for a very long time I'd like to chime in with something new. Although this thread is primarily on Polish weapons I do think you wont mind if I...
Forum: European Armoury 5th May 2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 170,022
Posted By Samik
Impressive chronicle! Thank you for all these...

Impressive chronicle! Thank you for all these fabulous pictures Michael.

Best,
Samuel
Forum: European Armoury 5th March 2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,323
Posted By Samik
Many thanks for the insight and knowledgeable...

Many thanks for the insight and knowledgeable reply Michael!
Apologies for me being more "rare" these days, but schoolwork does not permit me for a more active contribution.. nevertheless much...
Forum: European Armoury 4th March 2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,323
Posted By Samik
Very interesting thread gentlemen :) A little...

Very interesting thread gentlemen :)



A little OT but may I inquire Michael the following - would you happen to know the length of cavalry pole-arms (both "shock-type" lances and...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd September 2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,465
Posted By Samik
Big thanks to Jim for his numerous references ...

Big thanks to Jim for his numerous references and Fernando for his insight !
My colleague sends his regards and I firmly believe your replies will guide him on the right track in his research :)...
Forum: European Armoury 19th September 2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,465
Posted By Samik
Thank you very much for your brilliant insight...

Thank you very much for your brilliant insight gentlemen! Is there any literature and/or iconography you could recommend to my colleague on the (somewhat obscure though nevertheless fascinating)...
Forum: European Armoury 17th September 2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,465
Posted By Samik
Headsman's sword from Levoča - possible conversion?

Greetings gentlemen !

A friend of mine asked me about this particular piece from Levoča (Slovakia). According to the local museum staff the sword is an executioner's weapon. My acquaintance ...
Forum: European Armoury 4th January 2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 170,022
Posted By Samik
Thanks Michael for posting this beauty! A bit...

Thanks Michael for posting this beauty!

A bit of a silly question but would you happen to know if the piece was for use on foot (as in armored fighting) or for equestrian combat? Our hussar did...
Forum: European Armoury 4th January 2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 18,244
Posted By Samik
I have studied the "wing-issue"...

I have studied the "wing-issue" recently and came across a neat article in Polish from the famous author(at least in Poland) on things related to Polish Husaria -Radek Sikora... he sums up things...
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,814
Posted By Samik
Damn these Iberian arming swords with upturned...

Damn these Iberian arming swords with upturned quillons are beautiful.. we had somewhat similar pieces back here in Kingdom of Hungary as well as Southeastern Europe in general (iirc museums in...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd November 2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,210
Posted By Samik
Those are some lovely pieces indeed, thank you...

Those are some lovely pieces indeed, thank you very much for posting those pics ! :)

As to the provenance of the original saber(s) I'd say it could be both Hungarian or Venetian (or even Balkan in...
Forum: European Armoury 8th October 2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,547
Posted By Samik
Beautiful Michael ! , thank you very much :)

Beautiful Michael ! , thank you very much :)
Forum: European Armoury 6th October 2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 170,022
Posted By Samik
Check your PM ;)

Check your PM ;)
Forum: European Armoury 6th October 2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,547
Posted By Samik
Thats some steep price indeed! I had been...

Thats some steep price indeed!

I had been personally interested in the lancer(s) that are next to the arquebusiers but many thanks nevertheless! :)

Cheers,
Samuel
Forum: European Armoury 6th October 2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 170,022
Posted By Samik
Landsknecht related swords from The historical kingdom of Hungary

Many thanks gentlemen for uploading those marvelous pieces ;)

To contribute I recently got this little gem into my hands called Régi Magyar Fegyverek by János Kalmár. It features a couple of early...
Forum: European Armoury 6th October 2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,547
Posted By Samik
Nicely done research Michael! As always I am...

Nicely done research Michael!

As always I am fascinated by your remarkable scholarship and everlasting enthusiasm for the subject :). I have noticed that the detail from the Battle of Pavia...
Forum: European Armoury 21st May 2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 56,347
Posted By Samik
Since I cannot edit my previous post and seeing...

Since I cannot edit my previous post and seeing that the second picture somewhat disappeared I'm re-uploading the depiction of St. Nicetas from the Gracanica fresco...
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,875
Posted By Samik
Thanks for reply Michael, they're sure a nice...

Thanks for reply Michael, they're sure a nice piece of work !
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 56,347
Posted By Samik
Splendid observation Teodor , the depiction of...

Splendid observation Teodor ,
the depiction of armour in particular seem to have had a great deal of anachronism (e.g. the continuous portrayal of scale/ lamellar armour).As to the ethnicity of the...
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,875
Posted By Samik
Thank you for the pictures Matchlock! Would...

Thank you for the pictures Matchlock!



Would you happen to have more info on that picture?

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=58105&stc=1

The schiavonesca style sabre and...
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 56,347
Posted By Samik
Great post Lucian and thank you very much for the...

Great post Lucian and thank you very much for the splendid info!

Those beautiful frescoes are very similar (I dare to say almost identical) to those found in Kosovo and other places of former...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd April 2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 56,347
Posted By Samik
Apologies for the thread necromancy but I...

Apologies for the thread necromancy but I stumbled upon this painting of Dürer titled "Die welsche Trophäe" . Its a part of the famous Triumph of Maximilian, in which other "trophies" are also...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd April 2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,082
Posted By Samik
Just to add to Gonzalo's superb post ( It should...

Just to add to Gonzalo's superb post ( It should be made sticky IMHO), not only did the Venetians (and north Italians in general) adopt certain armaments and styles , but they further combined them...
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