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Forum: European Armoury 24th July 2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Jean Luc, yes of course we can do that some...

Hi Jean Luc,

yes of course we can do that some day.

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 23rd July 2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By cornelistromp
Jean-Luc, as you probably know, the sword is in...

Jean-Luc,

as you probably know, the sword is in my collection, I think I already posted a thread about this sword! please look under threads cornelistromp.

what do you exactly want to...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd July 2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By cornelistromp
sorry for the short reply, Iam abroad surfing...

sorry for the short reply, Iam abroad surfing .
the falchion is the maker sign of the workshop Stantler and your sabre is a so called half hilt popular in fe Holland Sweden Germany and Switzerland...
Forum: European Armoury 12th July 2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By cornelistromp
I noticed you copy-paste Wikipedia; ...

I noticed you copy-paste Wikipedia;

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminus_post_quem


This is what Norman published about this, in rapier and the small sword.
it is often argued that painters...
Forum: European Armoury 11th July 2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By cornelistromp
Generally speaking, in paintings and etchings...

Generally speaking, in paintings and etchings from +- 1450 onwards (or so) there is no time difference between the displayed weapons and what was worn at the time of painting.
especially in...
Forum: European Armoury 8th July 2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By cornelistromp
the earliest certain representation of a side...

the earliest certain representation of a side ring on the quillons in art are on an engraving of Daniel Hopfer, maybe a type of grosses messer, believed to be Konrad von der Rosen. 1515
(norman, The...
Forum: European Armoury 8th July 2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By cornelistromp
who am I to doubt the given date by Oakeshott,...

who am I to doubt the given date by Oakeshott, nevertheless I think this sword can be dated 100 years later.

1500-1550

reasons for the supposition are:

-The Hilt is Norman Type 11 1520-1600 and...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th July 2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By cornelistromp
it is based on nothing. in those rare cases when...

it is based on nothing.

in those rare cases when some self-appointed specialist tells me that he has never seen it before, I Quote Oakeshott:

"that you have never seen it, means absolutely nothing...
Forum: European Armoury 17th June 2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 619
Posted By cornelistromp
the dagger under discusion is a well kknown type...

the dagger under discusion is a well kknown type of all steel roundel dagger , Germany around 1400.
this type of stabbing dagger is Long, around 40-42 cm.

see pictures of the same type
based on...
Forum: European Armoury 31st May 2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By cornelistromp
it seems a 19th century or 20th century...

it seems a 19th century or 20th century reproduction to me.


reason for this opinion are; the welded construction of the thumb ring, the bands on the grip I/o Turkish heads and the absence of a...
Forum: European Armoury 8th May 2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By cornelistromp
I also noticed this helmet on Ebay Germany some...

I also noticed this helmet on Ebay Germany some weeks ago, I presume it to be a recent reproduction.

best,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 5th May 2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Fernando, yes I read IX XINI best,

Hi Fernando,
yes I read IX XINI

best,
Forum: European Armoury 1st May 2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By cornelistromp
IX XINI is the name (of a bay and) watch tower...

IX XINI

is the name (of a bay and) watch tower build in 1661 on the Maltese island of Gozo, ruled by the Order of Saint John, this is one of the last build towers which served as a safe harbour for...
Forum: European Armoury 14th March 2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By cornelistromp
some side notes; the sword can be 14thc..... but...

some side notes;

the sword can be 14thc..... but also as late as 1450, which I count a very good probability.

the coat of arms is of d'Aubusson de La Feuillade Family from france. see...
Forum: European Armoury 7th March 2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,570
Posted By cornelistromp
unicorn against wolf

the Unicorn has one horn and the wolf not, furthermore the tip of horn always points toward the point so that the force is directed to the opponent.
the horn of the unicorn is always clearly...
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,570
Posted By cornelistromp
Thumbs up very good! btw your rapier hilt is indeed...

very good! btw your rapier hilt is indeed Spanish. Blade can be of Solingen manufacture or as it says Toledo. some Solingen sword smiths went to Spain.
I believe Johannes Brach did this around 1625 !...
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,570
Posted By cornelistromp
Brach is a famous sword maker family from...

Brach is a famous sword maker family from Solingen from the 16th and 17th centuries.
Forum: European Armoury 15th February 2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,735
Posted By cornelistromp
very nice, these sword with ribbon shaped baskets...

very nice, these sword with ribbon shaped baskets are early 1570-80.

attached ex visser and ex jasper's collection.

best,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 15th February 2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,735
Posted By cornelistromp
italian or dutch

Italian? or Dutch?
at that time I voted Dutch :)
what a coincidence Iam Dutch and left-handed.
beautiful rapier, if you are bored with it you know where to find me!

see...
Forum: European Armoury 15th February 2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,735
Posted By cornelistromp
mystery and riddles are not in place, actually...

mystery and riddles are not in place, actually transparency is always better.
everyone can declare his own opinion, there is nothing wrong with that.
if you believe that a sword can be fake, you can...
Forum: European Armoury 14th February 2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,735
Posted By cornelistromp
@Dave I would ask you to publish the reasons here...

@Dave
I would ask you to publish the reasons here in the post, the benefit to warn prospective buyers is larger than the benefit of a single forger.

except for the pitting that looks very artificial...
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,735
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Corrado, Iam sorry but what you're saying in...

Hi Corrado,

Iam sorry but what you're saying in above post makes absolutely no sense.

the innerguard you posted is another inner guard type; Norman type 17.
Further, an inner guard type is not...
Forum: European Armoury 12th February 2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,735
Posted By cornelistromp
hi Iskender, yes correct, for rapiers there are...

hi Iskender,

yes correct, for rapiers there are left and right hand versions, this is indicated by the known inner and outer guard types which are mirrored so that the rapier can be used for the...
Forum: European Armoury 11th February 2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,735
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Ulfberth, sorry to have to say that this sword...

Hi Ulfberth,
sorry to have to say that this sword can not be hold (properly) in your right hand, then the bracket is in the way.
it is 100% a left hander.

please compare and see post #7 this is the...
Forum: European Armoury 10th February 2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,735
Posted By cornelistromp
why do you think the blade is shortened? please...

why do you think the blade is shortened?

please give is the dimensions and place some pictures of the point.

a sword of this type with an ao length of 90-100cm is fine for 1640
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