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Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2021, 09:46 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
please see...

please see

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=19167&highlight=baselard


I actually only know them non tapering, which of course does not mean that it does not exist.
what I did find...
Forum: European Armoury 21st January 2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,646
Posted By cornelistromp
Dutch East India Trading Company (VOC) cutlass dated 1790

this voc cutlass was once shortly in my collection approx 20 years ago,
an rare original piece but unfortunately in a highly excevated condition.
The blade is dated 1790 and marked with an R for the...
Forum: European Armoury 31st December 2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By cornelistromp
I would like to recommend the following...

I would like to recommend the following publication for Dutch major production centres, imports from the various foreign production centers, including Solingen and for export to anyone who needed...
Forum: European Armoury 30th December 2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By cornelistromp
ah I now see what you mean by the narrow fuller...

ah I now see what you mean by the narrow fuller in colichemarde blades, This type of fuller occurs indeed on smallswords from the mid-18th century, usually of triangular section with hollow...
Forum: European Armoury 30th December 2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By cornelistromp
attached an example of a colichemard blade...

attached an example of a colichemard blade without a fuller 1740, and a precursor of the colichemard blade with a reinforced forte 1650.
Maybe by colichemarde you mean something else? Can you post an...
Forum: European Armoury 29th December 2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,304
Posted By cornelistromp
The above small sword has no colichemarde blade,...

The above small sword has no colichemarde blade, almost all colichemarde blades do not have a fuller, can you please explain what you mean.

best,
Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,084
Posted By cornelistromp
thank you and as we discussed the last time we...

thank you and as we discussed the last time we met, I definitely love rust. :)

kind regards
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 28th November 2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,084
Posted By cornelistromp
katzbalger/landsknecht's sword found in river Meuse 1973

recently received this special katzbalger.

The sword was found in 1973 in the river meuse near roermond.
was in the Visser-collection, hereafter the famous San Diego, California Collection and now (...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd November 2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,966
Posted By cornelistromp
your are most welcome. By coincidence I found a...

your are most welcome.

By coincidence I found a small piece published about this in the magazine of the Dutch Association of Arms Collectors, wapenfeiten nr4 november 2020.
unfortunately in Dutch.
Forum: European Armoury 21st November 2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,966
Posted By cornelistromp
the simplicity in decoration shows that this is...

the simplicity in decoration shows that this is not a civilian weapon but a military weapon.
I expect this pistol was made for a division of the Dutch state army, it was customary to number the...
Forum: European Armoury 16th November 2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,088
Posted By cornelistromp
as the roncone gets "younger" it also...

as the roncone gets "younger" it also gets smaller in shape, well 1500 onwards, from a certain point in the second half of the 16thC more suitable for processing and less as a fighting weapon.
I...
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,390
Posted By cornelistromp
two dagger from the royal armouries. both last...

two dagger from the royal armouries. both last quarter of the 15thC
Forum: European Armoury 12th August 2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,412
Posted By cornelistromp
please see...

please see http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=15775&highlight=wallace

best,
Forum: European Armoury 10th August 2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,412
Posted By cornelistromp
hilt of Ulfberth's example, wallace A484

hilt of Ulfberth's example, wallace A484
Forum: European Armoury 10th August 2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,412
Posted By cornelistromp
diagonally recurved quillons flattened and...

diagonally recurved quillons flattened and expanding evenly towards their ends where they are scrolled sometimes also the scroll is splitted, is "common" on Italian rapiers about 1520-1620.
this...
Forum: European Armoury 28th June 2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,341
Posted By cornelistromp
yes it is. Before this publication, medieval...

yes it is.
Before this publication, medieval swords were seen as heavy simple clumsy weapons, made without any substantiation.
Oakeshott made the connection between the degree of armor in a certain...
Forum: European Armoury 24th June 2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,341
Posted By cornelistromp
The hilt is that of an Italian storta, probably...

The hilt is that of an Italian storta, probably Venice from around 1580.
The wide blade reminds me of a beautiful short riding sword that I once had in my collection. still don't really know why I...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd June 2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,942
Posted By cornelistromp
the halberd, originally used for the foot...

the halberd, originally used for the foot soldiers against the horsemen, came back degenerated in the seventeenth century as an ornamental weapon that served as a sign for the under officer. sergeant...
Forum: European Armoury 27th February 2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,077
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Marcus, please see crossbow post #4, you have...

Hi Marcus,

please see crossbow post #4, you have to push down the big mushroom headed pin , to arm the trigger mechanism again. At most crossbows this pin has been lost and there is only a hole to...
Forum: European Armoury 20th February 2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,430
Posted By cornelistromp
yes this is correct and makes more sense. if I...

yes this is correct and makes more sense.
if I look closer, I see that the e matches and the r does not.

best,
Forum: European Armoury 20th February 2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,430
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Neil, extremely beautiful couple! Mardier...

Hi Neil,

extremely beautiful couple!

Mardier could also be the name of the owner, see for example page 10 of the attached publication of honored soldiers.the publication is from 1790, this...
Forum: European Armoury 20th February 2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,077
Posted By cornelistromp
neither this target crossbow is for practicing,...

neither

this target crossbow is for practicing, on a crossbow shooting range.
Those shooting ranges (Doelen) stems from the training grounds for the dutch militia. probably founded in the 14thc...
Forum: European Armoury 20th February 2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,077
Posted By cornelistromp
an authentic Target crossbow with so called...

an authentic Target crossbow with so called English windlass with spoked wheels , the Nethelands first half - Mid 18th Century.

are there any marks on the bow? bull's head or rooster with...
Forum: European Armoury 16th February 2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,906
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi, this type of pyrotechnic flintlock gun ,with...

Hi,

this type of pyrotechnic flintlock gun ,with the moulded rings soldered on the barrel were found in the netherlands in the middle of the 18th century, see example from the Visser collection.

fe...
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,501
Posted By cornelistromp
this one is sold for GBP 240.000 at Thomas del...

this one is sold for GBP 240.000 at Thomas del mar in 2007, an absolute record.

the sword of post 1 stil is a bargain :)

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE SCOTTISH HIGHLAND TWO HAND SWORD, CLAIDHEAMH MOR,...
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