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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Matchlock
You've been readin' my mind:D, Marcus! ...

You've been readin' my mind:D, Marcus!

That's exactly what our troublesome search is all about - and I am absolutely convinced we will detect a source of illustration earlier than the two...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 04:16 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 37,042
Posted By Matchlock
After that much artillery, here is a more handy...

After that much artillery, here is a more handy 17th c. specimen: a fine breechloading wheellock rifle for hunting, Poland, ca. 1630.
It sold 25 October 2009 at Czerny's, Sarzana.

Best,
Michael
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 03:47 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,586
Posted By Matchlock
Hi Marcus, These sources of period...

Hi Marcus,

These sources of period illustrations are really very valuable discoveries - thank you so much!!!
You must have been quite busy toiling your way through all these Medieval codices for...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Matchlock
Another Saxon hemispherical flask of the same...

Another Saxon hemispherical flask of the same type and from the same series, most probably all made in Suhl workshops, but the plainest variant of them all; the wrought iron surfaces were blued...
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Matchlock
A few more details.

A few more details.
Forum: European Armoury 18th December 2014, 09:31 PM
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Views: 252
Posted By Matchlock
Two more Saxon samples, ca. 1585-1600, the...

Two more Saxon samples, ca. 1585-1600, the wrought iron mounts etched and the central plate of engraved silver - corresponding to the en suite style of the pommel plates of the pair of wheellock...
Forum: European Armoury 18th December 2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By Matchlock
Another very special flask is this circular...

Another very special flask is this circular specimen carved by the famous artisan Michael Maucher in Schwäbisch Gmünd, and decorated with engraved and fire-gilt strips of copper; ca. 1680.
...
Forum: European Armoury 18th December 2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,400
Posted By Matchlock
For some of the finest caliverman's flasks in...

For some of the finest caliverman's flasks in existence see
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=19421
Forum: European Armoury 18th December 2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,598
Posted By Matchlock
For some of the finest caliverman's flasks in...

For some of the finest caliverman's flasks in existence, see
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=19421
Forum: European Armoury 18th December 2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By Matchlock
One more detail of the 19th c. Historismus period...

One more detail of the 19th c. Historismus period flask, and for contrast another, similar flask but carved in the characteristic manner of the 1830's to 1840's, and carried out at a Thuringian...
Forum: European Armoury 18th December 2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By Matchlock
On top a fine forked staghorn flask, the etching...

On top a fine forked staghorn flask, the etching and fire gilding both typical of the Augsburg style but the body engraved with characteristic Nuremberg foliage, ca. 1580.
Again, this highly...
Forum: European Armoury 18th December 2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By Matchlock
The bottom atts. depict other fine guns and...

The bottom atts. depict other fine guns and artworks created by the cooperation of Spät and Borstorffer in their characteristic style in the 1630's; they are in the British Museum London and the...
Forum: European Armoury 18th December 2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By Matchlock
Although retaining the characteristic North...

Although retaining the characteristic North Italian shape of butt stocks evolved in ca. 1570, and copied in Germany from ca. 1590 to 1600, this fine flask - and the gun it belonged to - cannot...
Forum: European Armoury 18th December 2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By Matchlock
This powder flask literally beats everything -...

This powder flask literally beats everything - made by Caspar Spät, who chiseled and gilt the iron, and the gun stockmaker Hieronymus Borstorffer; both artisans lived in Munich and worked together,...
Forum: European Armoury 18th December 2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By Matchlock
A very fine caliverman's combined flask and ball...

A very fine caliverman's combined flask and ball holder for a high-ranking officer of the bodyguard of a nobleman, most probably Augsburg, ca. 1580-1600, the wooden body covered with green velvet and...
Forum: European Armoury 18th December 2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By Matchlock
From the November 2013 auction by the same sales...

From the November 2013 auction by the same sales house:

A very fine Saxon flask for a caliverman officer of the Trabanten-Leibgarde (bodyguard) of the Electors of Saxony, either Christian I...
Forum: European Armoury 18th December 2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By Matchlock
Finest 16th to 18th Century German Powder Flasks - a Unique Collection!

All these came from a private collection and were sold through Hermann Historica, Munich, in 2013.
Among them are some of the finest quality the author has ever come across.
Enjoy.
...
Forum: European Armoury 17th December 2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Matchlock
Not exactly my field of expertise but I would...

Not exactly my field of expertise but I would call this a very fine and absolutely characteristic VIKING SWORD - this one really deserves being the symbol weapon and the emdodiment of our forum -...
Forum: European Armoury 17th December 2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 37,042
Posted By Matchlock
Hi Alexander, Your idea sounds brilliant and...

Hi Alexander,

Your idea sounds brilliant and at the same time both logical and very practical - thank you indeed!;):cool:
The only thing that still makes me ponder is that very spacious trough on...
Forum: European Armoury 17th December 2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,662
Posted By Matchlock
For a detailed discussion of that 16 kilogram...

For a detailed discussion of that 16 kilogram monster of a matchlock wall gun/haquebut from the former Regensburg City Arsenal, now in The Michael Trömner Collection, please see author's thread:
...
Forum: European Armoury 17th December 2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By Matchlock
Hi Dana and Jim, I, too, think that...

Hi Dana and Jim,


I, too, think that this is the remains of a partisan or spontoon (German: Partisane, Sponton) of ca. 1700:

...
Forum: European Armoury 16th December 2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,256
Posted By Matchlock
A very unusual combined cartridge box/patron and...

A very unusual combined cartridge box/patron and powder flask, and with an addintional small compartment of unknown purpose, possibly for a worm and scourer for cleaning and clearing the barrel. The...
Forum: European Armoury 16th December 2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,256
Posted By Matchlock
The one on top was sold Bonhams, 29.7.2009. The...

The one on top was sold Bonhams, 29.7.2009.

The two others Saxon, in the Dresden Rüstkammer.
Forum: European Armoury 16th December 2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,256
Posted By Matchlock
An early sample of a patron/cartridge box, ca....

An early sample of a patron/cartridge box, ca. 1560-65, is in the reserve colletion of the Metroplitan Museum of Art, N.Y.,
see top two attachments.

Its edged...
Forum: European Armoury 16th December 2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,256
Posted By Matchlock
In the Landeszeughaus Graz is an exact equivalent...

In the Landeszeughaus Graz is an exact equivalent to the cartrigde box in the author's collection discussed in thread #10.
It shows the very same decoration with tiny star-shaped brass nails...
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