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Forum: European Armoury 9th October 2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By cornelistromp
extremy beautiful landsknecht armour, thanks for...

extremy beautiful landsknecht armour, thanks for sharing.

best,
Jasper

cf attached: Giovanni Antonio De Sacchis Oril Pordenone - Frescoes - 1521 - (Cathedral (Cremona, Italy))
Forum: European Armoury 21st September 2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,801
Posted By cornelistromp
I noticed this storta some time on a German...

I noticed this storta some time on a German website , I believe it was offered by Historica Arma and/or Fricker, did you acguire it recently ?

best,
Forum: European Armoury 2nd July 2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By cornelistromp
the decoration of a jewel with feathers on the...

the decoration of a jewel with feathers on the turban is a so-called çelenk, this was a sign or award for bravery in the ottoman empire.
because of this I came across an ottoman sultan.

attached...
Forum: European Armoury 1st July 2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By cornelistromp
During the Dutch revolt "Liever Turks dan...

During the Dutch revolt "Liever Turks dan Paaps" indicated that a cruel life under an Ottoman Sultan would have been preferred over a life under Catholic Spain. This was meant to be sarcastic, there...
Forum: European Armoury 30th June 2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By cornelistromp
hard to tell if there had been a tang button, see...

hard to tell if there had been a tang button, see fe examples on

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18464&highlight=lionhilt

there was a lively trade in arms in the 17th c.
parts were...
Forum: European Armoury 29th June 2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By cornelistromp
thank you Mark, yes it is indeed a beautiful and...

thank you Mark, yes it is indeed a beautiful and very interesting cutlass.
I think the image of the Sultan defeated by lions refers to the demise of the Turkish Empire in central Europe at the end of...
Forum: European Armoury 24th June 2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By cornelistromp
Dutch hanger for russian market?

I recently purchased this hanger at an auction. The cutlass is of a very large proportion, almost 90 cm long, with big brass cast shells of unequal dimensions, an ivory carved grip and a cast pommel...
Forum: European Armoury 16th April 2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,401
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Nick, grip and pommel are new, 20thC,...

Hi Nick,

grip and pommel are new, 20thC, blade(surely) and guard (possibly) end of 16thC.

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 14th April 2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By cornelistromp
the blade resembles the blades mounted in british...

the blade resembles the blades mounted in british infantry hangers in the middle of the 18th century. the mark in the blade can be a running fox, the mark from Samuel Harvey from Birmingham. if so,...
Forum: European Armoury 12th April 2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By cornelistromp
Dutch Visions of Asia and Empire in the...

Dutch Visions of Asia and Empire in the Seventeenth century


http://www1.umassd.edu/euro/2015papers/neumann.pdf


very interesting pdf
Forum: European Armoury 12th April 2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By cornelistromp
a mid 17thc hanger/smallsword with a chain...

a mid 17thc hanger/smallsword with a chain between the guillon and the pommel cap and a paternoster carved on the blade which are both typical characteristics of Dutch 17thC smallswords.

note the...
Forum: European Armoury 9th April 2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By cornelistromp
two similar 18thC smallswords made from black...

two similar 18thC smallswords made from black fire-gilt metal, Suassa ?
the grip pommel quilllon block and pas dáne are out of one piece, this requires a very high level of craftsmanship!
the lines...
Forum: European Armoury 8th April 2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By cornelistromp
hi Jim, The earliest Dutch reference to shakuda...

hi Jim,

The earliest Dutch reference to shakuda is found in Rumpius; Dámboinsche rariteitenkamer, which was published in Amsterdam in 1705 and in which this material is called black suassa . Rumpius...
Forum: European Armoury 6th April 2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By cornelistromp
Dutch smallsword with japanese influence

At the beginning of the 18th century there was a lively trade between the Netherlands, China and Japan.
A good example are the small sword hilts made of antimony gold and copper , suassa metal, the...
Forum: European Armoury 16th March 2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By cornelistromp
I do know a little bit about it but the absolute...

I do know a little bit about it but the absolute specialist/authority in the field of Dutch firearms is Jan Piet Puype.

Hereby a list of his publications including Visser collection...
Forum: European Armoury 15th March 2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,264
Posted By cornelistromp
for some dutch shell hilt examples...

for some dutch shell hilt examples see;

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=22313&highlight=dussage

best
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 15th March 2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,247
Posted By cornelistromp
thank you , I would not say misunderstood, it's...

thank you , I would not say misunderstood, it's just my opinion and it's just one.
The origin is hard to say, although the shape of the guard rod is very similar to some Italian daggers, especially...
Forum: European Armoury 14th March 2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,247
Posted By cornelistromp
The safest way to date a rapier or dagger is by...

The safest way to date a rapier or dagger is by the shape of the pommel, this pommelshape was subject to fashion and period bound.
Norman relies with his work mainly on dated paintings and connects...
Forum: European Armoury 13th March 2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,264
Posted By cornelistromp
yes I thought so best, jasper

yes I thought so

best,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 13th March 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,264
Posted By cornelistromp
here is a very intersting link; Buccaneer...

here is a very intersting link; Buccaneer Cutlasses: What We Know

also some information of the use of equal silver hilted hangers in naval...
Forum: European Armoury 8th March 2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,264
Posted By cornelistromp
a beautiful late 17thC silver hilted hanger made...

a beautiful late 17thC silver hilted hanger made by a London silversmith.
a similar cherub occurs on the pommel cap.
Forum: European Armoury 8th March 2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,264
Posted By cornelistromp
yes this is correct. we could say, if your life...

yes this is correct.
we could say, if your life depends on it, silver is not the best choice, because of the simple fact that the metal is too soft for a hilt, to catch a blow.
This is why silver...
Forum: European Armoury 7th March 2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,247
Posted By cornelistromp
when I refer to the fig shaped pommel, norman...

when I refer to the fig shaped pommel, norman type 63 1635-1655. this period comes across with the knob-shaped terminals at the guard.


attached a pillow sword from the same period.

best,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 6th March 2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,264
Posted By cornelistromp
do you have some kind proof for a silver sea...

do you have some kind proof for a silver sea service hanger?
your hanger picture is the type of hanger of a famous Dutch guy, Michiel de Ruyter.
Iam still looking for good example of this type.

best,
Forum: European Armoury 6th March 2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,264
Posted By cornelistromp
this type of hangers were not necessarily worn...

this type of hangers were not necessarily worn during the hunt but often in civilian outfit.
that it is purely English does not really bother me,... it is a beautiful stranger :)

best,
Jasper
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