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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 04:01 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
it is Higgins (old) inv nr 1979.04.06

it is Higgins (old) inv nr 1979.04.06
Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 116
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Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Cathey, beautiful basket hilt mounted with a...

Hi Cathey,

beautiful basket hilt mounted with a beautiful German imported rapier blade.
it's nice to see that rapier blades with a blunt ricasso were also used on basket hilts because it is not...
Forum: European Armoury 17th April 2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 560
Posted By cornelistromp
you do not see them often, but I know several...

you do not see them often, but I know several European blades with a double moon in the middle of the blade with multiple Fullers.
but also blades with only Fullers without any marks.
I believe that...
Forum: European Armoury 16th April 2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 560
Posted By cornelistromp
No, this does not mean that there is a link with...

No, this does not mean that there is a link with Africa/Kaskara
this type of blade with triple fullers, with the middle fuller longer and sometimes extending to the point, occurs frequently from 1500...
Forum: European Armoury 13th April 2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,273
Posted By cornelistromp
it is unfortunate that this thread is a kind of...

it is unfortunate that this thread is a kind of controlled/guided and the debate is limited.

Any discussion about toureg blades in basket hilts, the different moon marks and about a subsequent...
Forum: European Armoury 7th April 2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By cornelistromp
For the maker Gerrit Burghorst on your hunting...

For the maker Gerrit Burghorst on your hunting hanger please see;


http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18193&highlight=gerrit+burghorst


best,
Forum: European Armoury 1st April 2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,273
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Dirk, it is not a basket hilt to my...

Hi Dirk,

it is not a basket hilt to my standards, but defenately a very interesting and beautiful sword.
how is the transition from hexagonal to hollow(?) diamond shaped?
same as on the pictures?
I...
Forum: European Armoury 31st March 2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,273
Posted By cornelistromp
@ Jim nice to see you back here :-) @ E.B....

@ Jim nice to see you back here :-)

@ E.B. Erickson
wow, nice
Iam still looking for one of those.
this type of basket hilt from the third quarter of the 16C, is extremely beautiful and extremely...
Forum: European Armoury 29th March 2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,231
Posted By cornelistromp
some inner plates.

some inner plates.
Forum: European Armoury 28th March 2015, 02:02 PM
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Views: 2,231
Posted By cornelistromp
I recently got the Czerny sword, the one of...

I recently got the Czerny sword, the one of post#5, through a detour in my collection.
It is a beautiful specimen, 189cm long and 45cm hilt with an almost 10cm star pommel.
inside the parry rings...
Forum: European Armoury 26th March 2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,274
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Dirk, thanks for the very nice example from...

Hi Dirk,

thanks for the very nice example from Wallace collection, Italian twohander 1500-1510.

best,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 20th March 2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
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.

http://www.antiquestradegazette.com/news/2007/dec/21/%C2%A3200,000-bid-sets-new-record-for-scottish-sword/

AN...
Forum: European Armoury 20th March 2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By cornelistromp
some more

some more
Forum: European Armoury 20th March 2015, 03:04 PM
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Views: 859
Posted By cornelistromp
yes there are more alike. as a model for those...

yes there are more alike.
as a model for those later pieces has probably served a claymore in kelvingrove art museum.

parcel received today :) :) :)
Forum: Swap Forum 10th March 2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By cornelistromp
moral knight

moral knight
Forum: Swap Forum 10th March 2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By cornelistromp
I sell occasionally weapons from my collection, I...

I sell occasionally weapons from my collection, I am not a dealer, collector to collector.I have not updated for a year, I will list some weapons again.



best
Jasper

www.cornelistromp.com
Forum: European Armoury 4th March 2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By cornelistromp
For the moment, I also think, as indicated in # 1...

For the moment, I also think, as indicated in # 1 that it is a 19th or 20th century reproduction, for several reasons.
I come back on this after receipt.
best,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 3rd March 2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By cornelistromp
very beautiful, must be from a very special...

very beautiful, must be from a very special collection.

best,
jasper ;)
Forum: European Armoury 2nd March 2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,819
Posted By cornelistromp
I'm sorry, I can give you the weight until March...

I'm sorry, I can give you the weight until March 2016.
the sword is on loan to the Solingen Blade museum in Germany for an exhibition this year.

I guess somewhere around 800 grams.

best,
Forum: European Armoury 1st March 2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By cornelistromp
some more

some more
Forum: European Armoury 1st March 2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By cornelistromp
eBay CLAYMORE OR CLAY(NO)MORE

in Arms and Armour there is a lot of junk offered on eBay however rarely sometimes interesting weapons.

such as this claymore...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd February 2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,819
Posted By cornelistromp
actually for a waterfind the surface of this...

actually for a waterfind the surface of this sword is somewhat oxidized.

In General, subject that there was no contact with the organic material, swords are better preserved under water than in the...
Forum: European Armoury 21st February 2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,819
Posted By cornelistromp
sword of post #1 Total length cm/ blade length...

sword of post #1
Total length cm/ blade length cm /cross cm/bladewidth@cross mm/grip mm

124/97.5/21.0/33/190

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 20th February 2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,819
Posted By cornelistromp
the pommel is a wheelpommel, oakeshott type H,...

the pommel is a wheelpommel, oakeshott type H, with slight convex surfaces.

best,
Forum: European Armoury 30th January 2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,526
Posted By cornelistromp
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