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Forum: European Armoury 27th February 2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By Marcus den toom
Hi Jasper, thanks yes that is it.. simple elegant...

Hi Jasper, thanks yes that is it.. simple elegant solution. I tried it and the trigger will catch on indeed.
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By Marcus den toom
Thanks, i am breaking my head on mine though.. i...

Thanks, i am breaking my head on mine though..
i attached a image of what mine looks like.. i understand how it works when its armed, but i can't figure out how it would work after releasing the...
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By Marcus den toom
True Nando, though not as close anymore with my...

True Nando, though not as close anymore with my new residence.. haha. I have been there a few times as well as in the old Visser collection.

Another question, does anyone have schematics of how...
Forum: European Armoury 20th February 2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By Marcus den toom
Talking Thank you all so much, its an even more...

Thank you all so much, its an even more interesting piece than my own research had panned out.
No markings as far as i can decern.
Does anyone know what rope would be best to replace this flimsy one?...
Forum: European Armoury 19th February 2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By Marcus den toom
17th century Low countries crossbow with windlass

This is an item i just wanted to have had in my collection, eventhough it is not my collection area at all.
Meaning as well that this is something i know little about.
Hope to learn more here...
Forum: European Armoury 16th February 2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By Marcus den toom
Well if you ever find yourself in Coburg Germany...

Well if you ever find yourself in Coburg Germany (or plan a whole vacation around ir like i did O_O)
Than you should visit the Veste Coburg for sure, the sheer amount of cannons, haquebuts,...
Forum: European Armoury 15th February 2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By Marcus den toom
Shooting grenades :) Its on display on veste...

Shooting grenades :)
Its on display on veste Coburg.. alongside the two alcove/snall stocked hand cannons of Michael.
Forum: European Armoury 15th February 2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By Marcus den toom
Or something like this?

Or something like this?
Forum: European Armoury 11th February 2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 817
Posted By Marcus den toom
Currently in the Historical museum in...

Currently in the Historical museum in Chişinǎu, Moldavia.
Forum: European Armoury 11th February 2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 817
Posted By Marcus den toom
Romanian Brass cannons 1480-1500

I found this article and translated it with the google translater,...
Forum: European Armoury 29th September 2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 37,102
Posted By Marcus den toom
Revicing this great thread

Three pictures, two of a fragmented wall piece, brass from Lichtenberg.
Forum: European Armoury 8th July 2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,279
Posted By Marcus den toom
Thanks, just watched it too. Very enjoyable

Thanks, just watched it too. Very enjoyable
Forum: European Armoury 26th April 2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 47,097
Posted By Marcus den toom
Another one delft up from the depths, enjoy...

Another one delft up from the depths, enjoy (re-)reading this materpiece.

ps the image is somehow converted into a GIF??

http://i66.tinypic.com/11izn81.jpg
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 47,968
Posted By Marcus den toom
As i like to raise this thread from its depts...

As i like to raise this thread from its depts from now and than, i present this (for me) unknown hand cannon, dated! 1485 (?)
If anyone has better pictures of this piece and its whereabouts i would...
Forum: European Armoury 11th January 2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,853
Posted By Marcus den toom
His memory still lives on strong, i would propose...

His memory still lives on strong, i would propose to look at Ibrahim his idea once more. If i could be of help just give a shout.
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,749
Posted By Marcus den toom
Hi Nando, Your source is mostlikely right, the...

Hi Nando,

Your source is mostlikely right, the engraving though still attractive ( :D ) is indeed of lower quality than the top end locks of that era. The higher end versions would be andorned with...
Forum: European Armoury 21st November 2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 42,649
Posted By Marcus den toom
Leather bound cartridge and powderflask

My newest addition, a leather combined cartridge holder and powderflask.
Similar to the one posted by Michael (post 60). It is in fine condition with very little loss on the leather or overall...
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,252
Posted By Marcus den toom
Cuirassier breast and backplate with mark

I bought this piece of armour and was suprised to find a mark on it.
Does anyone know where it is from and who might have made it?
The breastplate has a ML mark on it the backplate a EO mark both are...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd October 2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,738
Posted By Marcus den toom
Hi Nando and welcome back from America (?) :D...

Hi Nando and welcome back from America (?) :D
My knowledge on polearms is limited to only the few i have seen in manuscripts. But.. whenever i find some usefull illustrations i save it.
So hereby...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd September 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,100
Posted By Marcus den toom
Interesting Meyers Brevete revolver info needed

A friend has this revolver, designed by Meyers Brevete with a liege proof stamp.
Does anyone know what type and age this is? I roughly guessed at 1860s, but cannot find too much info on this type of...
Forum: European Armoury 28th July 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,600
Posted By Marcus den toom
Hi Colorado, A very fine wheel lock puffer...

Hi Colorado,

A very fine wheel lock puffer pistol. The date makes it from the Leibgart of Augustus I.
The auction of Hermann Historica has sold a similar gun at there 2011 auction ( 24.11.2011) lot...
Forum: European Armoury 25th June 2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,006
Posted By Marcus den toom
I found this per chance and remembered the...

I found this per chance and remembered the thread, no more information is known to me.
Forum: European Armoury 9th June 2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,135
Posted By Marcus den toom
Right you are Nando. :) I will also qoute...

Right you are Nando. :)

I will also qoute Michael from his thread i posted the link of earlier about the mixture of Roman and Arabic numerals: "Also note a frequently employed mixture of the Latin...
Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,135
Posted By Marcus den toom
Hi Nando, Andi and David, thank you for all your...

Hi Nando, Andi and David,

thank you for all your questions, together we will be able to get to the bottom of this. Well than, first question Nando the bore measures 31mm. -Before buying this barrel...
Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,135
Posted By Marcus den toom
Possibly the oldest hand cannon dated 1346

This piece might very well be the oldest cannon known sofar, beeing from the same time as the Loshult cannon which is commonly dated to the mid 14th century. As Michael pointed out to us in his...
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