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Forum: European Armoury 30th March 2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By cornelistromp
Dear Bob, attached a response to your email...

Dear Bob,

attached a response to your email inquiry.

the stamped mark is not a coq but a king bird, the symbol of the "gunmen" of hand and footbow guilds in Netherlands in the 16th century until...
Forum: European Armoury 9th March 2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi martin, yes that's right, it is not posted...

Hi martin,

yes that's right, it is not posted as an example of a pallash but as an example of early embossed hilt plates.

this one has been primarely used for stabbing, but is not an...
Forum: European Armoury 7th March 2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By cornelistromp
Bonjour+beautiful example, thanks for...

Bonjour+beautiful example, thanks for posting.


The Pallasch (Hungary: Pallos= broadsword) is a cut and thrust weapon with a straight blade. Originally, the pallasch was a saber with an almost...
Forum: European Armoury 6th March 2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By cornelistromp
a few small side notes; at the excavated hilt...

a few small side notes;

at the excavated hilt were two side rings with plates! now 1 pierced plate is missing So No 49 corresponds better than No 47.

date between 1675 and 1725 is quite firm and...
Forum: European Armoury 5th March 2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By cornelistromp
hi All, @Jim yes it is a backsword for a...

hi All,

@Jim
yes it is a backsword for a footsoldier and made in Solingen between 1675and 1725. the running wolf mark originally a Passau mark however frequently used by Solingen swordsmiths in the...
Forum: European Armoury 1st March 2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Michael, Thanks for the info, yes your theory...

Hi Michael,

Thanks for the info, yes your theory is correct.
at the dutch muskets that I measure I really did not find an association between height and age.
the barrel varied between 960mm and...
Forum: European Armoury 27th February 2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By cornelistromp
the lower musket; reg 018264 dated by jp puype...

the lower musket;
reg 018264 dated by jp puype 1620-1630
L: 152cm
barrel: 1155
bore: 19mm
this musket has a had a very long working life, the forestock is a replacement, on almost every pin/screw...
Forum: European Armoury 26th February 2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By cornelistromp
another dutch musket, essentially another dutch...

another dutch musket, essentially another dutch style decorated version of the northern European military muskets of the 16th - 17th century.
the barrel is inscribed with the Dutch phrase; EENDRACH...
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi RAF, well , the time span is exactly right...

Hi RAF,

well , the time span is exactly right between 1634-1637 there was a tulip buying anger with ridiculously high prices that were paid for it in the Netherlands.

I have also dated the musket...
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By cornelistromp
Of course this later inlaid paddle butt has...

Of course this later inlaid paddle butt has nothing to do with the musket in Item # 1 nor with the style of inlay of this musket.

I believe the musket of post 1 is inlaid around 1630-1640 and...
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By cornelistromp
There was a lively arms trade in the 16th and...

There was a lively arms trade in the 16th and 17th centuries, I assume that the Petronel and muskets shown on 16/17 century Dutch paintings are mainly of German origin.

The typical Dutch style deer...
Forum: European Armoury 24th February 2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By cornelistromp
It's a Dutch musket,well a musket used in Holland...

It's a Dutch musket,well a musket used in Holland in first half of the 17thc.
the decoration in this style is Dutch, as one as pictured on the night watch by rembrandt
extremely rare, herewith...
Forum: European Armoury 24th February 2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 710
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Fernando, admiraliDeit??? a D and o does not...

Hi Fernando,
admiraliDeit???
a D and o does not make any sense, the D and O embossing are also very unclear I think that the oxidation did make those characters look totally different.

best,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 24th February 2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By cornelistromp
Yes, I was in London, now in Berlin. I Will reply...

Yes, I was in London, now in Berlin.
I Will reply later.

so herewith this later reply;

you should buy a pair of reading glasses! the tekst probably is;

Side 1- tussen De osjes sluys En Olie...
Forum: European Armoury 21st February 2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 710
Posted By cornelistromp
in the last years of the 16th century , five...

in the last years of the 16th century , five different Dutch admiralty colleges were established, In 1795, in the Netherlands and Belgium the designation is Admiralty (admiraliteit) replaced by navy...
Forum: European Armoury 20th February 2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By cornelistromp
salaams Ahmed, I do not know if my opinion can...

salaams Ahmed,

I do not know if my opinion can add something to this discussion
I'm more at home in medieval european swords from 1100 onwards.
this is a bit too early for me.
but I think the...
Forum: European Armoury 20th February 2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By cornelistromp
Jurriaan chorus was a sword maker, no sword...

Jurriaan chorus was a sword maker, no sword master, he had between 1740 and 1748 his shop on the Noord (north) blaak in Rotterdam.
In 1740 he made a request to be the only sword maker in another...
Forum: European Armoury 20th February 2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By cornelistromp
Saleems Ahmed, yes I can agree with you, it is...

Saleems Ahmed,

yes I can agree with you, it is of course the question of who came first, the chicken or the egg?
The first European swords with broad blades with parallel cutting edges date from the...
Forum: European Armoury 19th February 2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By cornelistromp
great article, I read it in one go. with much...

great article, I read it in one go. with much interest
the blade of Dhu'l-Faqar has great similarities with European swords with extremely wide blades from the 13th century in terms of geometry...
Forum: European Armoury 19th February 2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,532
Posted By cornelistromp
learned that this inscription Fringia has at...

learned that this inscription Fringia has at present several variants of its interpretation:

1 It is a name derived from the Latin Frangere - split , broken

2 An abbreviation of words Fridericus...
Forum: European Armoury 17th February 2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By cornelistromp
hi Jean-Luc, beautiful sword :) in western...

hi Jean-Luc,

beautiful sword :)
in western christianity the meaning of IHS is Iesus Hominum Salvator ("Jesus, Savior of men" in Latin).
the first use of IHS in English Literature dates from the...
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Dirk, yes found in the Netherlands, exact...

Hi Dirk,

yes found in the Netherlands, exact location is unknown to me.

The reason I think the grip is redone is because all ballock daggers have a grip made ​​outof one piece of...
Forum: European Armoury 13th February 2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By cornelistromp
What exactly are your concerns, your rondel...

What exactly are your concerns, your rondel dagger looks unusual but does not look bad.

the blade and grip look authentic to me also the construction of the ring under the guardplate and the...
Forum: European Armoury 12th February 2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Junker, thanks for the nice example, the grip...

Hi Junker,

thanks for the nice example, the grip seems to be a (later) restauration but all the brass parts are Original around 1450.
here's a picture of a similar excavated grip with balls with...
Forum: European Armoury 8th February 2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By cornelistromp
thank you for the example, precisely the same...

thank you for the example, precisely the same type.
nice to see the dating, 15th century
Heribert Seitz dated this type in Blankwaffen I, end of the 14th century .
I think this is probably on the...
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