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Forum: European Armoury Yesterday, 06:08 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
some inner plates.

some inner plates.
Forum: European Armoury 28th March 2015, 02:02 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
I recently got the Czerny sword, the one of...

I recently got the Czerny sword, the one of post#5, through a detour in my collection.
It is a beautiful specimen, 189cm long and 45cm hilt with an almost 10cm star pommel.
inside the parry rings...
Forum: European Armoury 26th March 2015, 07:20 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Dirk, thanks for the very nice example from...

Hi Dirk,

thanks for the very nice example from Wallace collection, Italian twohander 1500-1510.

best,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 20th March 2015, 06:06 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
this one is sold for GBP 240.000 at Thomas del...

this one is sold for GBP 240.000 at Thomas del mar in 2007, an absolute record.

http://www.antiquestradegazette.com/news/2007/dec/21/%C2%A3200,000-bid-sets-new-record-for-scottish-sword/

AN...
Forum: European Armoury 20th March 2015, 05:40 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
some more

some more
Forum: European Armoury 20th March 2015, 03:04 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
yes there are more alike. as a model for those...

yes there are more alike.
as a model for those later pieces has probably served a claymore in kelvingrove art museum.

parcel received today :) :) :)
Forum: Swap Forum 10th March 2015, 03:55 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
moral knight

moral knight
Forum: Swap Forum 10th March 2015, 01:26 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
I sell occasionally weapons from my collection, I...

I sell occasionally weapons from my collection, I am not a dealer, collector to collector.I have not updated for a year, I will list some weapons again.



best
Jasper

www.cornelistromp.com
Forum: European Armoury 4th March 2015, 08:24 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
For the moment, I also think, as indicated in # 1...

For the moment, I also think, as indicated in # 1 that it is a 19th or 20th century reproduction, for several reasons.
I come back on this after receipt.
best,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 3rd March 2015, 05:22 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
very beautiful, must be from a very special...

very beautiful, must be from a very special collection.

best,
jasper ;)
Forum: European Armoury 2nd March 2015, 11:04 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
I'm sorry, I can give you the weight until March...

I'm sorry, I can give you the weight until March 2016.
the sword is on loan to the Solingen Blade museum in Germany for an exhibition this year.

I guess somewhere around 800 grams.

best,
Forum: European Armoury 1st March 2015, 10:48 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
some more

some more
Forum: European Armoury 1st March 2015, 10:39 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
eBay CLAYMORE OR CLAY(NO)MORE

in Arms and Armour there is a lot of junk offered on eBay however rarely sometimes interesting weapons.

such as this claymore...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd February 2015, 09:53 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
actually for a waterfind the surface of this...

actually for a waterfind the surface of this sword is somewhat oxidized.

In General, subject that there was no contact with the organic material, swords are better preserved under water than in the...
Forum: European Armoury 21st February 2015, 10:35 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
sword of post #1 Total length cm/ blade length...

sword of post #1
Total length cm/ blade length cm /cross cm/bladewidth@cross mm/grip mm

124/97.5/21.0/33/190

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 20th February 2015, 11:12 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
the pommel is a wheelpommel, oakeshott type H,...

the pommel is a wheelpommel, oakeshott type H, with slight convex surfaces.

best,
Forum: European Armoury 30th January 2015, 04:10 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
...

...
Forum: European Armoury 13th December 2014, 12:24 PM
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Views: 1,093
Posted By cornelistromp
Scottish 2handed sword, probably 17th or 18thC,...

Scottish 2handed sword, probably 17th or 18thC, all-over length 52.75 inch
pictures Harvey Whiters.
the grip ring and pommel are intergrated into a pommel with neck.
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2014, 03:03 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
hi Michael, thanks for the explanation and it...

hi Michael,

thanks for the explanation and it is a beautiful and rare heavy "matchlock haquebut" or "haquebut musket" ? :confused:

vbw,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 11th December 2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By cornelistromp
the construction of the short tang, on which the...

the construction of the short tang, on which the strong tapering handle/grip is fixed with a single pin, so that inside of barrel is not damaged, reveals that this is a plug bayonet. 17th C.!

they...
Forum: European Armoury 10th December 2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By cornelistromp
extraordinary discovery

in

ESSAYS CHIEFLY ON SCOTTISH ANTIQUITIES BY THE LATE JOHN STUART ESQUIRE OF INCHBRECK
PROFESSOR OF GREEK IN THE MARISCHAL COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY OF
ABERDEEN WITH A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE AUTHORS...
Forum: European Armoury 10th December 2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 104
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Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Michael, thanks for your explanations and...

Hi Michael,

thanks for your explanations and clarifications regarding this very interesting weapons
re: Nail in pan
I did not mean the pivot nail, There is also a similar nail hammered inside the...
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By cornelistromp
though there is very little scottish reference...

though there is very little scottish reference material, I came before having studied the parchment off at around 1550-1560 and Scottish. (it was offered as 18thC)
The round pommel and parallel...
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 104
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Posted By cornelistromp
yes, this was a unique opportunity for a unique...

yes, this was a unique opportunity for a unique weapon.
from 3 december onwards , I still regret that I did not bid a bit longer on one of the three.
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,562
Posted By cornelistromp
The Armoury of the Princely House of...

The Armoury of the Princely House of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, removed from Schloss Langenburg
Thomas del mar 3/12 lot 257, Iron doppelhaken, dated second half of the 16th century.
however due to its...
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