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Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2018, 09:34 PM
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Posted By Hotspur
The above from your explorations elsewhere. ...

The above from your explorations elsewhere. Could it be that Osborn stopped marking a G or GG to avoid confusion with others using it?


Fwiw, my frosty cast steel looking eagle pommel sword with a...
Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By Hotspur
A clearly/fine cast in the style of the book...

A clearly/fine cast in the style of the book example that is hilt marked to Osborn. I think you will find no other example that is.

Cheers
GC
Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By Hotspur
My Osborn eagle pommel sword has a 12 stamp ;) ...

My Osborn eagle pommel sword has a 12 stamp ;) Most Osborn eagle pommel swords (decorated or not) do not seem to display a G stamp and as many but a few) Bolton eagle pommels do seem to surface with...
Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By Hotspur
Thanks for the attachment. It might hold more...

Thanks for the attachment. It might hold more water as to Osborn being responsible for the G stamp if it was mentioned in the attached article.

I am reminded of a 14th century edict regarding...
Forum: European Armoury 5th June 2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By Hotspur
That is a fine sword and is more of interest to...

That is a fine sword and is more of interest to me as having a a deep bright etch than it having a G stamp. I will counter with with a Bolton eagle type with a bright etch and similar...
Forum: European Armoury 5th June 2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By Hotspur
I won't go out of my way to disagree, or correct...

I won't go out of my way to disagree, or correct your research but will point again to
American Eagle Pommel Sword: The Early Years 1794-1830
by Andrew Mowbray
SBN-10: 0917218361
ISBN-13:...
Forum: European Armoury 27th May 2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By Hotspur
As posted, several Bolton swords have the mark...

As posted, several Bolton swords have the mark and the G-GG have been verified as used in Germany.
Forum: European Armoury 26th May 2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By Hotspur
There was this discussion elsewhere. The German...

There was this discussion elsewhere. The German explanation perhaps the best rationale. It is most likely not for Gill or Gunby. It came up again in anther thread there but is misplaced in my mind...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By Hotspur
Imo, the diameter of the socket and coarseness of...

Imo, the diameter of the socket and coarseness of casting pretty much rule out anything weapon related.

Cheers

GC
Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By Hotspur
Looks like a finial from something along the line...

Looks like a finial from something along the line of a fireplace andiron or poker.

Cheers
GC
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By Hotspur
...

https://www.bibletools.org/index.cfm/fuseaction/Lexicon.show/ID/G1414/dunateo.htm

mebbe

Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1414: dunateo (pronounced doo-nat-eh'-o)

from 1415; to be efficient...
Forum: European Armoury 31st March 2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By Hotspur
The implementation of the rings does seem to be...

The implementation of the rings does seem to be the last decade(s) of the 18th century into the 19th but in general, to me it seems just an extra. That we saw the castings with ample space to drill...
Forum: European Armoury 30th March 2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By Hotspur
Sword knots were mentioned as required gear, even...

Sword knots were mentioned as required gear, even on foot, in some manuals throughout the 19th century.

I mention knots not necessarily naval, as it becomes a descriptive. I had carried it for a...
Forum: European Armoury 30th March 2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By Hotspur
Knot rings do not necessarily note naval. Many...

Knot rings do not necessarily note naval. Many stirrup shaped knuckle guards (five ball or not) have the enlarged casting boss near the pommel without having being drilled for a ring. The long...
Forum: European Armoury 18th March 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By Hotspur
Yes, with a quillion block, and cap/pommel, that...

Yes, with a quillion block, and cap/pommel, that all might add up.

Cheers

GC
Forum: European Armoury 18th March 2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By Hotspur
If that is the tang of the blade sticking way...

If that is the tang of the blade sticking way out, it may be a composite. It also seems to be missing a guard of any type.

Cheers

GC
Forum: European Armoury 13th March 2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By Hotspur
Right. The Werth and Weyersburg marks ...

Right. The Werth and Weyersburg marks definitely had 19th century use and my speculation from the start was that the object sword is a precursor to the 20th century items. There shouldn't be an...
Forum: European Armoury 12th March 2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By Hotspur
So, yes, one of the Weyersburg family used a...

So, yes, one of the Weyersburg family used a rooster and also a Werth. The latter from 1887-1917. There was a fair amount of export from Solingen to the South American trade and as described...
Forum: European Armoury 12th March 2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By Hotspur
I am curious what you base that thought on. Do...

I am curious what you base that thought on. Do you have a comparable example to share?

Cheers

GC
Forum: European Armoury 9th March 2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By Hotspur
Looks like an earlier version of the Argentine...

Looks like an earlier version of the Argentine 1909 machete hanger. The 1909 has more of a long bolo look and less hook to the pommel. Some of the brothers Weyersburg of Solingen used to use the...
Forum: European Armoury 9th March 2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By Hotspur
Show the rest of the mark and in an upright...

Show the rest of the mark and in an upright manner.
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By Hotspur
;) Late 18th century sergeant's halberd...

;) Late 18th century sergeant's halberd indeed

Cheers

GC
Forum: European Armoury 25th January 2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By Hotspur
A Link To The PDF At Oldswords Sabres de...

A Link To The PDF At Oldswords Sabres de cavalerie légère, dits à la chasseur.Différence entre les Modèles de l'An IX & An XI...
Forum: European Armoury 20th January 2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Hotspur
Possibly crossed picks? I dunno but as the...

Possibly crossed picks?

I dunno but as the dagger is obviously (to me) 20th century Germany, I took a look in a version of that file I had already filed some years ago. It has been both useful and...
Forum: European Armoury 20th January 2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Hotspur
Possibly MUCKE-PICKE (1902, no. 55418): Ernst...

Possibly

MUCKE-PICKE (1902, no. 55418): Ernst Paul Lehmann, Brandenburg a.H. Registry class: 9b. Style: block.
MUK: Gebrüder GrahMULCUTO:
Paul Müller & Co
MULCUTODIAMON: Paul Müller &...
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