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Forum: European Armoury 3rd April 2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,532
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
The symbol on your pommel is an old Norse(Viking)...

The symbol on your pommel is an old Norse(Viking) symbol for eternity.

Organic material would be the original material used to hold the pommel parts together.

There is an other forum thread that...
Forum: European Armoury 13th March 2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,215
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Fine mortar and interesting history. Thank you...

Fine mortar and interesting history. Thank you for cheering Marcus !
Forum: European Armoury 15th January 2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,129
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Reference to the dealer were you can see more...

Reference to the dealer were you can see more detailed photos of the same sword is:

http://www.antik-sammlerboerse.info/

The items:

http://www.xn--antik-sammlerbrse-d0b.de/
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,129
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Hello Foxbat, this is good news, I am always...

Hello Foxbat, this is good news, I am always looking to expand my library. If you have references to your literature and pages on the subject, that would be great ! We should both share some photos...
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,129
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Thanks for posting this important and very good...

Thanks for posting this important and very good Estoc Victrix !! It's a pleasure seeing it.

As you point out it is designed to penetrate mail armor, a job the sharp and strong tip would do with ease...
Forum: European Armoury 13th January 2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,129
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Smile Please provide your references ? It is not the...

Please provide your references ?

It is not the armor plate itself that is to be pierced but the small openings areas were the plate armor connects such as were the Paulerons, Vembrances, Rerebrace,...
Forum: European Armoury 12th January 2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,129
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Its a very nice sword, Congratulations ! I agree...

Its a very nice sword, Congratulations ! I agree that this sword is for use by the horse mounted carry or in German language "Reiterschwert", as some choose to use. In English, Reiterschwert = Riders...
Forum: European Armoury 27th August 2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,755
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Interesting and educational topic with good...

Interesting and educational topic with good documentation a follow ups since it started. Defiantly the right thing too do, having the extension removed.

I am always a bit "nervous" when having...
Forum: European Armoury 8th June 2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,732
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Thanks Colin, your information is much...

Thanks Colin, your information is much appreciated !!
Forum: European Armoury 8th June 2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,732
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Thanks, I also did the google search. So witch...

Thanks, I also did the google search. So witch one's is the best one for second hand arms and armor literature and battle prints ? And what stores are not ?

Take a pick hit or miss ;) There is some...
Forum: European Armoury 8th June 2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,814
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Very nice and inspiring exhibition photos Tatyana...

Very nice and inspiring exhibition photos Tatyana !! Do you have any close ups of the eleven Rapiers hanging with the hilts down in your photo number two? The type's interests me :)
Forum: European Armoury 4th June 2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,732
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Antiquarian Bookstore with Military prints and Books

Does anyone know one or two Antiquarian stores in Amsterdam that would have a good selection of antique / old military books, arms and armor books and antique battle scene prints ?
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,770
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
The wire wrap on this relic looks somewhat new....

The wire wrap on this relic looks somewhat new. With the severe rust damage to the hilt and blade. The wooden grip on such a damaged rapier is often in an condition were it no longer is able to...
Forum: European Armoury 6th January 2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,196
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
I agree that we are looking at an early 18th...

I agree that we are looking at an early 18th century canon. It could be a saluting canon for the table, to salute the guest's. The size is just right. Unfortunately I am traveling at the moment but I...
Forum: European Armoury 1st December 2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,174
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Thank you for posting some really interesting and...

Thank you for posting some really interesting and fine Dussage's :)
Forum: European Armoury 25th November 2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,174
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
I think you summarize it all very well. I would...

I think you summarize it all very well.

I would like to see more examples of the Dussack's used in the low countries and know more about by who and when they where introduced and who used them for...
Forum: European Armoury 25th November 2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,174
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
We do have archives confirming that delivery from...

We do have archives confirming that delivery from 1589 up until around 1611(17) of this swords to Bergen in Norway. I will try to give a short as possible answer to your statement that I inter-pit as...
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,174
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Yes, you are 100% right, as you I am also...

Yes, you are 100% right, as you I am also interested in the Dussage / Dussack / Tessak :-) My apology for going a bit overboard in aforementioned post.
Forum: European Armoury 23rd November 2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,174
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Just a small correction Jasper. FMU stands for...

Just a small correction Jasper. FMU stands for Forsvars Museet that is located at Akershus Fortress in Oslo. This are Norwegian Tessak's imported from Amsterdam and Hamburg between 1598 - approx 1611...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd November 2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,174
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Two similar hilts below. The story that created...

Two similar hilts below.

The story that created the name "Sinclair Sabre":

At the Battle at Kringen, Norway 16 August 1612 it is likely that both the 400 - 600 Scottish soldiers where armed with...
Forum: European Armoury 19th November 2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,747
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
Thank you Cerjak! I have a lot of work to do get...

Thank you Cerjak! I have a lot of work to do get the quality you have on your photos ahead of me but I can see the work is well worth it. Good photos is a great way to present interesting and good...
Forum: European Armoury 13th November 2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,747
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
I think this is a late 16th century or ca 1600...

I think this is a late 16th century or ca 1600 sword for the foot. Possibly a Pikeman's sword. The grip and wire wrap is new. 16th Century grips and wire wraps are slightly different. Your grip and...
Forum: European Armoury 26th May 2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,037
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
The blade could also be from a Dussack Ca 1570/80.

The blade could also be from a Dussack Ca 1570/80.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd May 2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,448
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
War Ship "Great ship"

Lots of good threads on Viking weapons on this site. The largest viking ships was the warships called "Great ship's" used by kings and Earls:

http://www.drakenexpeditionamerica.com/

Several of this...
Forum: European Armoury 4th April 2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,747
Posted By Tordenskiold1721
I support Bruno's observation regarding the...

I support Bruno's observation regarding the patina and how the process oxidation / rust is a slow long process that can be read when looking at oxidation by ageing.

Difference in oxidation on...
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