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Forum: European Armoury 9th August 2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By cornelistromp
it is not the same Italian style nor...

it is not the same Italian style nor technique!
Actually these are two completely different techniques and incomparable
At your barrel example material around the figures is chislelled away by hand...
Forum: European Armoury 9th August 2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By cornelistromp
Thanks for the clear pictures! Iam sorry but no...

Thanks for the clear pictures!
Iam sorry but no matter how much you want to believe it, it is sure to be a later reproduction and not an original mace.
the faint lines and very low quality of the...
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By cornelistromp
Spanish Portuguese late 15thC. best, jasper

Spanish Portuguese late 15thC.

best,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By cornelistromp
It is a 20th century copy of a 16th century mace,...

It is a 20th century copy of a 16th century mace, in Ewart Oakshott and Clive Thomas typology of maces; type M2/b2 popular in western Europe in the early 16thC.


My first impression is that the...
Forum: European Armoury 6th August 2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,100
Posted By cornelistromp
Michael, has the police taken anything seized,...

Michael,

has the police taken anything seized, or has it all ended well?

best,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 5th August 2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,100
Posted By cornelistromp
yes good question, why is the police in your...

yes good question, why is the police in your house, are they tipped off by someone ?
you need to find that out, it seems to me that your collection is legal/ exempted by law, weapons and...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd August 2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By cornelistromp
I don't think it is a breech block from a breech...

I don't think it is a breech block from a breech loading cannon.
Breech blocks don't have/need reinforcing rings and the mouth of the block must be conical/tapering to to obtain a good seal.
I...
Forum: European Armoury 27th July 2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By cornelistromp
katzbalger musee de lįrmee + sandolin museum

katzbalger musee de lįrmee + sandolin museum
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By cornelistromp
by moving at the moment my collection is in...

by moving at the moment my collection is in storage, the museum depots are generally not accessible, so only the cabellau sword in Amsterdam and the sword in Brussels and Paris are open to the...
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By cornelistromp
All photos in this thread are copyrighted© by...

All photos in this thread are copyrighted© by Carl Koppeschaar and/or the author of the thread, Cornelistromp.
They may not be used except by written permission from the author.
All rights...
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By cornelistromp
more Emden, pictures ©

more Emden, pictures ©
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By cornelistromp
and last but not least, Depot Emden. Pictures ©

and last but not least, Depot Emden. Pictures ©
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By cornelistromp
twohander Bussels and Musee de lįrmee Paris© and...

twohander Bussels and Musee de lįrmee Paris© and czernys (black Pictures)
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By cornelistromp
katzbalger depot Rijksmuseum and Cabellau zwaard...

katzbalger depot Rijksmuseum and Cabellau zwaard rijks museum.
pictures ©
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By cornelistromp
pictures katzbalger own collection ©

pictures katzbalger own collection ©
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By cornelistromp
twohander own collection, pictures ©

twohander own collection, pictures ©
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By cornelistromp
a group of landsknecht swords with star-shaped pommels

when I got into my hands a more developed Katzbalger with star-shaped pommel and baskethilt, ten years ago, I thought it was a strange looking weapon.
Now it appears that there are similar made of...
Forum: European Armoury 19th July 2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 706
Posted By cornelistromp
beautiful sword, swords with a boat-shell guard a...

beautiful sword, swords with a boat-shell guard a variation on Norman type 91 occurred between 1630 and 1650 in Western Europe. see, for example, a self portait of Rembrandt with Saskia from 1634....
Forum: European Armoury 13th July 2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By cornelistromp
At the first half of the 17th century, a radical...

At the first half of the 17th century, a radical change took place in the sword fencing style. The French school" escrime francaise" began to supplant the Italian and the Spanish fencing schools.
...
Forum: European Armoury 12th July 2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By cornelistromp
the hilt with the saucer shaped guard and a small...

the hilt with the saucer shaped guard and a small curl on the knuckle guard opposite the fore finger is of Norman type 93.
it can be dated about 1635-1660.
in art:
David Teniers II - a guard room...
Forum: European Armoury 19th June 2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By cornelistromp
The right to form an opinion and to be able to...

The right to form an opinion and to be able to express yourself, are prerequisites for a democratic society, any democratic society so also this forum.
The freedom to have opinions, freely...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Michael, This is really a superb/amazing...

Hi Michael,

This is really a superb/amazing example of a Landsknecht Arquebuse!
congratulations, it must have been absolutely worth the waiting.

best,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 9th May 2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,022
Posted By cornelistromp
The auction system is non-transparent and old...

The auction system is non-transparent and old fashioned.
anno 2014, you want to know from whom you buy something?
a small announcement of the offering party in the description would be a step in...
Forum: European Armoury 9th May 2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,022
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Michael, Here, I strongly agree. the...

Hi Michael,

Here, I strongly agree.

the proportion of counterfeits in medieval and Renaissance swords is maybe even higher.

it is incredible that this can continue......

it also would be a...
Forum: European Armoury 8th May 2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 825
Posted By cornelistromp
great find and link with the Netherlands. this...

great find and link with the Netherlands.
this image of Carel Rabenhaubt is Dutch.



Carel Rabenhaubt
(1602 - 1675) Military, from Bohemia, who gained fame through the siege of Groningen in the...
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