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Forum: European Armoury 13th December 2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
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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, 04:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,725
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, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
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, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
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, 07:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,725
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, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
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, 12:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,725
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, 08:22 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,725
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...
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,725
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 256 iron doppelhaken 1537.
small detail there was a big nail hammered inside the...
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,725
Posted By cornelistromp
some more

some more
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,725
Posted By cornelistromp
The Armoury of the Princely House of...

The Armoury of the Princely House of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, removed from Schloss Langenburg
the doppelhaken of #6, recently sold at Thomas del mar, 3/12 lot 255
best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 6th December 2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By cornelistromp
THE TWO HANDED SWORD THAT KILLED THE EARL OF HUNTLY, 28 OCT 1562

Last year I got a sword in my possession, in a very good condition (indoor patina) with a scabbard whose leather shell unfortunately falls apart in VERY little pieces.
A round pommel, actually a...
Forum: European Armoury 5th December 2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,545
Posted By cornelistromp
Philadelphia Museum of Art circa 1560

Philadelphia Museum of Art circa 1560
Forum: European Armoury 3rd December 2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Fernando, I will bring a catalog and cookies...

Hi Fernando,

I will bring a catalog and cookies for you from London.

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 3rd December 2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By cornelistromp
for those interested in the gothic war hammer,...

for those interested in the gothic war hammer, there is a wonderful article in the forthcoming catalog of the London arms and armour fair 2015.

As we are used to Articles written by the hand of...
Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Michael, glad you're back. the text on...

Hi Michael,

glad you're back.
the text on Higgins's hammer in Gothic minuscules 'Ave Maria Gracia Plena Helf Maria'

this hammer was recently sold by christies in 2000 and bought by Higgins army...
Forum: European Armoury 27th November 2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By cornelistromp
The sword is of Petersen type S and/or wheeler...

The sword is of Petersen type S and/or wheeler type III. The blade gently tapering with a fuller or near-uniform width is under Geibig's Classifiaction type 2.
similar silver inscriptions with the...
Forum: European Armoury 11th November 2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By cornelistromp
Marcus, it is not my comfort field but I think...

Marcus, it is not my comfort field but I think you are spot on with the date of 1570 or later.

Hermann Historica 64th auction
Lot Nr. 40
A small German all-metal wheellock "Puffer",
circa 1580....
Forum: European Armoury 8th November 2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By cornelistromp
the sword of St Paul in a painting by Pier...

the sword of St Paul in a painting by Pier Francesco Sacchi 1520.
National gallery in London No 1523
it's a two-hand sword with side-rings mounted at the center.
the side-rings are in the form of a...
Forum: European Armoury 7th November 2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By cornelistromp
WOW, very beautiful Italian (Roma?) rapier in an...

WOW, very beautiful Italian (Roma?) rapier in an extremely good condition, maybe even a bit earlier +-c1560.
Blademark of Federico Piccinino, son of Antonio and brother of amourer Lucio.
attached an...
Forum: European Armoury 5th November 2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By cornelistromp
back to business

back to business
Forum: European Armoury 3rd November 2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By cornelistromp
Roland, sorry for my sharp text, it was not my...

Roland,
sorry for my sharp text, it was not my intention to offend you, it is nothing personal.
However if you claim something like you did, it is appropriate that you come with support for this,...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd November 2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,557
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Dirk, of course it is. best, jasper

Hi Dirk,

of course it is.

best,
jasper
Forum: European Armoury 2nd November 2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Roland, your statement about the...

Hi Roland,


your statement about the katzbalgers is somewhere between very amusing and total nonsense.

Total nonsense is the Katzbalger is always a short sword with a maximum blade length of...
Forum: European Armoury 25th October 2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By cornelistromp
Two-handed Sword •Dated: circa 1530?!? •Culture:...

Two-handed Sword
•Dated: circa 1530?!?
•Culture: German
•Measurements: overall length 138.5 cm. Blade 106 cm

The sword has a broad double-edged blade cut with a series of narrow fullers both on...
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