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Forum: European Armoury 27th July 2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
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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: 11
Views: 213
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: 11
Views: 213
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: 11
Views: 213
Posted By cornelistromp
more Emden, pictures ©

more Emden, pictures ©
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 213
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: 11
Views: 213
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: 11
Views: 213
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: 11
Views: 213
Posted By cornelistromp
pictures katzbalger own collection ©

pictures katzbalger own collection ©
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2014, 10:19 AM
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Views: 213
Posted By cornelistromp
twohander own collection, pictures ©

twohander own collection, pictures ©
Forum: European Armoury 26th July 2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 213
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: 507
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: 500
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: 500
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: 500
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: 995
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: 18
Views: 820
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: 18
Views: 820
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: 732
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...
Forum: European Armoury 7th May 2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By cornelistromp
HI Mark, yes it is often difficult to find hard...

HI Mark,
yes it is often difficult to find hard evidence for a certain date of a weapon development, Art and historical important weapons can provide a watertight proof.
I am very glad that this...
Forum: European Armoury 6th May 2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By cornelistromp
examples from post 9 have one thing in common ,...

examples from post 9 have one thing in common , which is the ring guard chiselled in the shape of a lion in deep relief , a real Dutch feature .

f/m a hilt has to be seen as a whole, not as...
Forum: European Armoury 5th May 2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By cornelistromp
yes that's right, lion head pommels occurred from...

yes that's right, lion head pommels occurred from the 16th century until the late 18th century in German-speaking countries. particularly on 17th century German and Swiss cavalry sabers.

best,
Forum: European Armoury 4th May 2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By cornelistromp
beautiful field sword, it also has all the...

beautiful field sword, it also has all the characteristics of a Dutch sword.
a lion holding a shield, monster heads on the guillon block spitting out the parry rods. So yes I do think it is Dutch...
Forum: European Armoury 27th April 2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Jim, thank you. it is my personal opinion,...

Hi Jim,

thank you.
it is my personal opinion, not a hard truth.
orange red rust is a warning that it can be a recent oxidation, however water finds sudenly exposed to oxygen may have a surface...
Forum: European Armoury 27th April 2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By cornelistromp
I expect this to be an authenic sword. norman...

I expect this to be an authenic sword.

norman pommel type 12 and hilt type 10.
not really a storta because the blade is not running out towards the point.

but a (later) version of a single edged...
Forum: European Armoury 30th March 2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
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...
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