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Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2014, 05:40 PM
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Posted By Micke D
Hello Michael! Nice to see you back on the...

Hello Michael!

Nice to see you back on the forum!

I have a question for you: Do you have any more info on the black steel bow crossbow in post #65? It looks like an auction crossbow.

And thank...
Forum: European Armoury 17th April 2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
Lovely Michael! I would say that your Straubing...

Lovely Michael!

I would say that your Straubing #2 is the oldest and most interesting of the three, (made in like 1410-1420?), and a bit of a missing link between the older type like W1109 in KŲln...
Forum: European Armoury 16th April 2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
Aha, I have seen an extremely nice S-marked...

Aha, I have seen an extremely nice S-marked crossbow with a hook for the riemenrollenspanner at Deutsche Jagd- und Fischereimuseum Munich, but i didn't know that the S on it stood for Straubing....
Forum: European Armoury 13th April 2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
Hello again Michael! I have been intrigued...

Hello again Michael!

I have been intrigued since I first read in Harmuths book about the crossbows in Hermannstadt, now Sibiu. 25 war crossbows that have been hanging in storage in an armoury...
Forum: European Armoury 13th April 2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
I forgot the pictures I was going to show. The...

I forgot the pictures I was going to show.

The black and white picture shows the rounded under side of the rope holder, used in the 15th c.

The two pictures with the beige colored rope sling shows...
Forum: European Armoury 13th April 2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
Hi Michael, and everybody else! At first I would...

Hi Michael, and everybody else!

At first I would like to write a few words about the cranequin in post #276.
I think this could also be a cranequin that is bit older than 1550-1560. My guess is as...
Forum: European Armoury 11th April 2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
I have had my hands full with other stuff, but I...

I have had my hands full with other stuff, but I will try to write something down during this weekend Michael!
Forum: European Armoury 22nd March 2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
Thank you very much for the translation Michael!...

Thank you very much for the translation Michael!

I didn't know that you should do it right away, your the man!
I will comment on Bielz text tomorrow.
Forum: European Armoury 22nd March 2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
Very interesting information Michael! Richter...

Very interesting information Michael!

Richter mentions that, ďAcht gleichartige Waffen besitzt das Ungarische Nationalmuseum in BudapestĒ, but I thought that that was eight DIFFERENT weapons. Thatís...
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
If you have the time and eye for it, please do...

If you have the time and eye for it, please do it!!! :D
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
These two photos are of the crossbows on display...

These two photos are of the crossbows on display at the Brukenthal Museum. They were taken by a Romanian guy who is into 15th c re-enactment and was shown at The Armour Archive a few years ago.
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
Hello Michael! First you got my hope up for...

Hello Michael!

First you got my hope up for visiting this collection someday :) , but now my hope is almost gone again :( .

It's so sad with that kind of trouble to get some simple photos taken,...
Forum: European Armoury 18th March 2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
The most interesting thing about that photo is,...

The most interesting thing about that photo is, as you know 😉, the rack with crossbows on the right! I guess it is THE rack that they have been hanging on since the 15th or 16th...
Forum: European Armoury 17th March 2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
Hi David! I 'think' at least towns, maybe even...

Hi David!

I 'think' at least towns, maybe even regions, must have had some standards for a lot of military stuff including distance between nut fingers.
I think that Josef Alm mentions this in his...
Forum: European Armoury 17th March 2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
Hello again Michael! On what do you date the...

Hello again Michael!

On what do you date the cranequin in post #248 to around 1525?
To me it looks more be a late 15th century cranequin because I think the string hooks and the small housing are...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd March 2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
"since good people like Micke D and A....

"since good people like Micke D and A. Senefelder evidently have stopped contributing ..."

Thank you for these nice words Michael! I will try to contribute more, I have been busy with a new house,...
Forum: European Armoury 5th October 2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,160
Posted By Micke D
I'm happy to see that you are coming back to life...

I'm happy to see that you are coming back to life again Michael! :D
I have not been here at the forum that much but I miss your posts!

/Mikael DahlstrŲm,
Stockholm LockbowSociety,
Sweden
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
Itís definitely not lead, itís a reinforcement...

Itís definitely not lead, itís a reinforcement piece of iron or steel thatís riveted in the nut. All crossbow nuts have this from at least the 14th century.
Forum: European Armoury 5th March 2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,793
Posted By Micke D
Thank you David, I will try the Library staff and...

Thank you David, I will try the Library staff and see if they can help me!
Forum: European Armoury 1st March 2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,793
Posted By Micke D
Hello David! Do you guys in the Royal Armouries...

Hello David!

Do you guys in the Royal Armouries Support Group have any special access to take photographs of things on display?

The thing is that I need a few good photos of the bow pattern of one...
Forum: European Armoury 17th February 2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
Hi David! Yes Iím also thinking that this...

Hi David!

Yes Iím also thinking that this crossbow maker was hiding this new invention so that it wasnít copied by his competitors. I believe that this crossbow maker could actually be THE inventor...
Forum: European Armoury 12th February 2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
Yes this family seems to have had some crossbows...

Yes this family seems to have had some crossbows and they span from middle to late 15th century.

I see now that I was generalizing maybe a bit too much when I said that about the length reduction....
Forum: European Armoury 1st February 2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
Was my answer to your liking gentlemen? 😊...

Was my answer to your liking gentlemen? 😊 Everything must be cristalclear as nobody have written any follow up questions! 😉
Forum: European Armoury 27th January 2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
Hello David and other interested! These two...

Hello David and other interested!

These two crossbows in NŁrnberg have inventory number W755 and W1762.

My guess is that W755, Armbrust 1, was made in the later part of the 15th century, probably...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd January 2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 123,245
Posted By Micke D
I will try to write something about these...

I will try to write something about these crossbows, before the weekend when I have some time over.
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