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Forum: European Armoury 18th June 2020, 07:35 PM
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Posted By AHorsa
Thank you Victrix!! This mark is also described...

Thank you Victrix!!
This mark is also described in the Wallace collection catalogue and it says that it also exists on a rapier in the Metropolitan Museum and on a sword in musee lármee Paris. But...
Forum: European Armoury 16th June 2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By AHorsa
Would be great if you could have a look,...

Would be great if you could have a look, Victrix.

The sword was discussed years ago in this thread:
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18464
Forum: European Armoury 15th June 2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By AHorsa
Thank you Victrix! You cited from Staffan...

Thank you Victrix!
You cited from Staffan Kinman’s book. Is there a flower pot mark described in that book by any chance? The mark was discussed years ago but couldn´t be assigned to a specific...
Forum: European Armoury 15th June 2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By AHorsa
Great! Thank you very much Victrix! Is there...

Great! Thank you very much Victrix!

Is there written on the illustratoin if the blade is contributed to one of the named makers (and that the blade is earlier zthan 1679)?

Best regards
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 7th June 2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By AHorsa
Identification makers mark

Hi there,

in the thread http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=15168&highlight=felddegen
there is an image of some "Felddegen" in the Castle of Ambras. Two of them on the left side show a...
Forum: European Armoury 14th May 2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By AHorsa
Anyhow he shouldn´t stumble :) There is just the...

Anyhow he shouldn´t stumble :)

There is just the discription "Habit de Fourbisseur", copper engraving by Nicola de Larmessin, Paris around 1695
Forum: European Armoury 14th May 2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By AHorsa
Probably the luckiest guy ever

Just found this lucky chap in a book and didn´t want to withhold him from you :)
Forum: European Armoury 16th March 2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By AHorsa
Hi Rick, thanks for the link to the very...

Hi Rick,

thanks for the link to the very interesting thread. Great to see the variety of examples of this staghorn flasks. Well, the artist of my one wasn´t the gifted one. That poor chap also has a...
Forum: European Armoury 15th March 2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By AHorsa
Hi Fernando, thanks for the input. The thikness...

Hi Fernando,

thanks for the input. The thikness of the iron part is max. 1,3cm, the lion is max. 1,5cm

Cheers
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 15th March 2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By AHorsa
I think for a butcher´s steel the lion (which...

I think for a butcher´s steel the lion (which tahn would be the hilt) is too small. Also the shape of the lion´s "noise" wouldn´t make sens then, as it semms to be supposed to push something.
Forum: European Armoury 14th March 2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By AHorsa
Thanks for the comments! Anyone else an idea...

Thanks for the comments! Anyone else an idea about this piece?
Forum: European Armoury 12th March 2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By AHorsa
Powder horn and unidentified object

Hi there,

I just got those two object. Can anyone date the powder horn? I think it should be 16th to 17th century?!

It came with this 35cm long "ramrod" but actually I really doubt it is a ramrod....
Forum: European Armoury 9th March 2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By AHorsa
thanks for your opinion, Lansquenet! I found...

thanks for your opinion, Lansquenet!

I found some pieces with similar tint:

https://www.tulliehouse.co.uk/thecollection/comb-morion-helmet

http://www.allenantiques.com/images/A-184-detail.jpg
Forum: European Armoury 8th March 2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By AHorsa
Hi Lansquenet, thanks for the info! I figured...

Hi Lansquenet,

thanks for the info!

I figured out that under the newer blackening there is (active) rust partially. So I removed this new blackening. Now one can see different layer of older...
Forum: European Armoury 15th February 2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By AHorsa
Thanks for the further opinion. Happy to hear...

Thanks for the further opinion. Happy to hear that.
Is it possible to say whether this piece was made for military purposes, for night watches or guards or others?
Forum: European Armoury 15th February 2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By AHorsa
Hello Gentlemen Thanks a lot for confirming its...

Hello Gentlemen

Thanks a lot for confirming its authenticity and for the supplementary images!

Best regards
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 15th February 2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By AHorsa
German Morion around 1600

Dear all,

this week I got my first (old) Helmet. It is sayd that it is German around 1600.
It was subsequently "re-blackened", which the pre-owner removed on the outside (on the inside it is still...
Forum: Swap Forum 31st December 2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,399
Posted By AHorsa
All swords are sold

All swords are sold
Forum: Swap Forum 29th December 2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 957
Posted By AHorsa
Sold

Sold
Forum: Swap Forum 24th November 2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,399
Posted By AHorsa
Last price for the large Pulwar wih the nice...

Last price for the large Pulwar wih the nice handle is 170€ + shipping!!
Forum: Swap Forum 18th November 2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,399
Posted By AHorsa
Price update for the large Pulwar with the nice...

Price update for the large Pulwar with the nice handle: 190€ + Shipping
Forum: Swap Forum 17th November 2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 957
Posted By AHorsa
Persian battle axe

I offer this persian battle axe. It has nice decorations and an overall length of 68cm. It was acquired at a well known auction house in Munich - the invoice of the auction house comes with the...
Forum: Swap Forum 17th November 2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,399
Posted By AHorsa
The smaller one with the scabbard is reserved.

The smaller one with the scabbard is reserved.
Forum: Swap Forum 16th November 2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,399
Posted By AHorsa
small sword with scabbard

small sword with scabbard
Forum: Swap Forum 16th November 2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,399
Posted By AHorsa
2 Afghan Pulwars

I offer these two Afghan Pulwar.

The small one with the scabbard (second page) is 73cm overall and the blade 60cm. Asked price is 90€ + Shipping

The other one with the nice handle is 95cm overall...
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