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Forum: European Armoury 17th January 2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By Marcus den toom
The "fuller" are also inscribed, one...

The "fuller" are also inscribed, one side seems to read "si deus pro nobis quis contra nos" which translates to "If God be for us who can be against us?"

also a...
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By Marcus den toom
The name of the maker is on the other side i...

The name of the maker is on the other side i think.
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By Marcus den toom
Hi Corrado, Thank you, that type of text is not...

Hi Corrado,

Thank you, that type of text is not unussual for swords i think?
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By Marcus den toom
17th century (?) sword blade

Just recently i bought a few swords from a relatively unknown auction. This is my first time owning an item like this and my knowledge on these blades is non existend. :)
That beeing said, i hope the...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd January 2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By Marcus den toom
Hi Nando, My remark was not perse related to the...

Hi Nando,

My remark was not perse related to the haquebut discussed here, but more towards your remark of there not beeing any horseman haquebuts.
The illustrations you posted seem of later date and...
Forum: European Armoury 1st January 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By Marcus den toom
Hi Nando, It could be both true, as this...

Hi Nando,
It could be both true, as this illustration depicts. A Similar weird hook can be found with this gun
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=12151&highlight=Steinb%FCchse
Forum: European Armoury 1st January 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,736
Posted By Marcus den toom
If my eyes do not decieve me there is a similar...

If my eyes do not decieve me there is a similar steinbüchse in the right corner of this picture. It does not appear to have a hook but otherwise looks the same. The picture is of too low a resolution...
Forum: European Armoury 31st December 2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By Marcus den toom
Great pictures by your friend, Alexander. The...

Great pictures by your friend, Alexander. The haquebut seems untouched overall.
The museum did date the piece a bit to early as the pronounced muzzle section would make this piece date around the...
Forum: European Armoury 30th December 2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Marcus den toom
Hi Alexander, Thank you for adding these valuable...

Hi Alexander, Thank you for adding these valuable images. You are absolutely correct with your dating of this barrel, it is just like mine of the 1500s.
Do you have the measurements of the bore...
Forum: European Armoury 28th December 2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,864
Posted By Marcus den toom
Something new and interesting has come up on my...

Something new and interesting has come up on my flintlock gun, it bears the monogram of Louis XIV the great. The portrait could be his too, only thing is, who does that other monogram on the barrel...
Forum: European Armoury 28th December 2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Marcus den toom
And no Nando, i can't ship it to you for scrap...

And no Nando, i can't ship it to you for scrap metal :D
Forum: European Armoury 28th December 2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Marcus den toom
More similar cannons.

More similar cannons.
Forum: European Armoury 28th December 2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Marcus den toom
Michael and Alexander have posted similare topics...

Michael and Alexander have posted similare topics on tiller cannons, like the one discussed here
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=10540&highlight=Brass+tiller

and...
Forum: European Armoury 28th December 2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Marcus den toom
Brass haquebut early 16th century

This brass haquebut barrel came to me late this year, somewhat of a self organized Christmas present :D

It is very close to examples already posted before on this forum, the powderpan on top of...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd November 2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,284
Posted By Marcus den toom
Always liked these locks and found some...

Always liked these locks and found some interesting references.
Seems Rick is right on the money with the transition thesis...

http://www.minecreek.info/trained-bands/info-gzt.html
Forum: European Armoury 15th November 2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 26,823
Posted By Marcus den toom
I see more merit in backing up the threads made...

I see more merit in backing up the threads made by Michael on a second server/database, this way we will never loose the thread like the Trade mark thread.
Forum: European Armoury 15th November 2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 26,823
Posted By Marcus den toom
Isn't that the same as the Classic thread...

Isn't that the same as the Classic thread section? :)
Forum: European Armoury 9th November 2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Marcus den toom
I dont think there is anything against posting...

I dont think there is anything against posting the pictures.
Though beeing sad about the events, i am glad that the snap tinder lock, petronel, cannons, bandolier and detached locks mostly sold for...
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,271
Posted By Marcus den toom
Your guess is as good as mine Nando, though i...

Your guess is as good as mine Nando, though i have a hard time seeing anyone pick pocketing them without suspicion :)
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,271
Posted By Marcus den toom
Very similar brass haquebuts guns in the...

Very similar brass haquebuts guns in the Stockholm museum. No measurements given, but the smallest one seems of almost equal design as my bohemian cannon.

Found at this...
Forum: European Armoury 6th November 2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,464
Posted By Marcus den toom
And this one as well, showing the raised...

And this one as well, showing the raised touchhole.
Forum: European Armoury 6th November 2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,464
Posted By Marcus den toom
Some more pictures of the multibarrel gun

Some more pictures of the multibarrel gun
Forum: European Armoury 17th October 2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,622
Posted By Marcus den toom
You are absolutely right Nando. even the best are...

You are absolutely right Nando. even the best are sometimes decieved we all have that experience :(

If you are not sure about an item always ask for clear pictures with daylight to see patina,...
Forum: European Armoury 17th October 2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,622
Posted By Marcus den toom
Sorry to burst the bubble, but this person makes...

Sorry to burst the bubble, but this person makes forgeries for ebay. :shrug:
He sells haquebuts poleguns etc as well.
The fact that this piece is:
-so well preserved after a odd 500 years
-only 10...
Forum: European Armoury 9th October 2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By Marcus den toom
These revolvers are sometimes offered on the...

These revolvers are sometimes offered on the marked, mostly Liege 19th century.
Quity often they have multiple barrels too.

Attached is my favourite revolver of this type :)
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