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Forum: European Armoury 3rd September 2020, 02:45 PM
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Posted By ulfberth
good find indeed , halberd markings always are...

good find indeed , halberd markings always are difficult , and this one remained unknown for some time untill now ....
Forum: European Armoury 13th August 2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,505
Posted By ulfberth
stunning beautiful Philip !

stunning beautiful Philip !
Forum: European Armoury 12th August 2020, 11:45 AM
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Views: 2,505
Posted By ulfberth
Good observation Casey, the cut out shapes on the...

Good observation Casey, the cut out shapes on the guard shells on Cornelistrump's example are the same shape as the pommel of the sword in the Wallace Collection, so either it was born like this or...
Forum: Swap Forum 10th August 2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 936
Posted By ulfberth
sold !

sold !
Forum: European Armoury 10th August 2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,505
Posted By ulfberth
Hi Casey , congratulations with a beautiful hand...

Hi Casey , congratulations with a beautiful hand and half sword !
There is a similar one in the Wallace collection , however that one could be with a associated pommel it is a bit out of style with...
Forum: European Armoury 1st August 2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,350
Posted By ulfberth
Sure Fernando, here you go

Sure Fernando, here you go
Forum: European Armoury 1st August 2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,350
Posted By ulfberth
That is a nice sword indeed especially the blade...

That is a nice sword indeed especially the blade I to would place it as 17th C ! There is an almost identical one in the Museu Militar in Lisbon that one is described as 18th C, perhaps these are...
Forum: Swap Forum 27th July 2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 936
Posted By ulfberth
German rapier

An original German military arming rapier , length 120 cm , the rapier is solid and the stamps are very crisp. This model is circa 1600 and was still used during the 30 years war. Some dents on the...
Forum: European Armoury 24th July 2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By ulfberth
Although these type of swords is not my field...

Although these type of swords is not my field 16th c is , and this is not 16th C style.
So for the description I would use"13th C style".
kind regards
Ulfberth
Forum: European Armoury 19th July 2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By ulfberth
Nice helmet , the weight of these can indeed vary...

Nice helmet , the weight of these can indeed vary a lot , the same goes for close helmets of this period they can vary from 2 kg to 7 kg
helmet for troopers produced in high numbers as these and as...
Forum: European Armoury 12th July 2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,101
Posted By ulfberth
I did not answer your question fully , but as Jim...

I did not answer your question fully , but as Jim points out some of the better 19th C reproductions had original parts.
Anton Conrad often used original blades , however its not the case on your...
Forum: European Armoury 11th July 2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,101
Posted By ulfberth
Casey's sword is a good example of an original...

Casey's sword is a good example of an original sword with a similar pommel, you can also see what is meant by "to symmetrical" on both the guard and the pommel . The blade on yours is to thick near...
Forum: European Armoury 6th July 2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,101
Posted By ulfberth
Hi Shayde , this one is indeed a Victorian copy...

Hi Shayde ,
this one is indeed a Victorian copy , the leather has some age to it but if you look at the pommel and the crossguard you can see it's to perfectly rounded geometrical identical from all...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd July 2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,107
Posted By ulfberth
on the French - Scottish connection , they even...

on the French - Scottish connection , they even had a Scottish Royal Guards Company in 18th century France
Forum: European Armoury 2nd July 2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,107
Posted By ulfberth
exactly Jim, its the slipping away of these...

exactly Jim, its the slipping away of these untouched items that we should prevent as much as possible. Some very fine steel wool 000, just to remove the active rust and some wax to preserve is all...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd July 2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,107
Posted By ulfberth
What a find ! a true sleeper , one should ask...

What a find ! a true sleeper , one should ask himself to clean/restore it or not.
Once taken of the patina is gone forever.
Forum: European Armoury 14th June 2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,659
Posted By ulfberth
Casey is right , the blade is indeed good no...

Casey is right , the blade is indeed good no doubt , it was good to send better pictures, it dit had recent surface rust that's all.
The pommel I can't say for sure but it could be good , the same...
Forum: European Armoury 13th June 2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,659
Posted By ulfberth
here are some better close up detail pics, have a...

here are some better close up detail pics, have a look at the leather , reproductions never have leather like this.
Please post some similar pictures including the grips, it seems they are plain wood.
Forum: European Armoury 13th June 2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,659
Posted By ulfberth
Well I don't want to rule out any possibilities,...

Well I don't want to rule out any possibilities, but I can say with one hundred percent certainty: if these two are original you have hit the jackpot ! Stantler swords are very valuable and the one...
Forum: European Armoury 13th June 2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,659
Posted By ulfberth
Thank you for the extra pictures, however the...

Thank you for the extra pictures, however the pictures of the surface of the metal are not clear enough. I will post some pictures of an original Stantler sword so you can see what I mean with...
Forum: European Armoury 12th June 2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,659
Posted By ulfberth
I can see no traces on the blade that points to...

I can see no traces on the blade that points to the 17th century, however the blade surface is that visible in the pictures.
If you think the blade could be 17th C please post pictures of the blade...
Forum: European Armoury 11th June 2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,659
Posted By ulfberth
its not 17th century but 19th or later and the...

its not 17th century but 19th or later and the other sword probably to.
This type with the knot at the end of the crossguard is a known reproduction, could you post some pictures of the other sword...
Forum: European Armoury 10th June 2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By ulfberth
The etching quality is amazing , it does look...

The etching quality is amazing , it does look a_lot like the high quality etching on some Toledo Daggers and swords of the 1850's period, these were mostly signed " Fabrica de Toledo" . The...
Forum: European Armoury 7th June 2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,519
Posted By ulfberth
about the obvious diagonal weld line at the end...

about the obvious diagonal weld line at the end of the tang, im not sure this could also be a line from forging its hard to tell for sure.
Forum: European Armoury 7th June 2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,519
Posted By ulfberth
Hi Lee, at first glance I was somehow surprised...

Hi Lee, at first glance I was somehow surprised because the thread tap is more modern, however looking closer I saw the old thread the first few lines are still visible . This is of course a...
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