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Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2022, 10:19 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
It has become a strange reality, often the dealer...

It has become a strange reality, often the dealer does not know exactly whether the piece is right or not, but a reliable dealer will always have to find a solution instead of caveat emptor.
Some...
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2022, 03:31 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
Lee you are 99,9% right on the other hand, a...

Lee you are 99,9% right
on the other hand, a university study costs money.
The mistakes that every collector and researcher makes in his career also cost money. I have a separate exhibition bucket...
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2022, 09:51 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
as in my previous post, I still leave open the...

as in my previous post, I still leave open the possibility that it is a fantasy sword, however from the 16th century.

Of course if you only base on the style, I don't know anything from the 16th...
Forum: European Armoury 25th December 2021, 12:06 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
the outerline of the engraving the pommel and the...

the outerline of the engraving the pommel and the guard were done with a hammer and chisel, this was not unusual. see example.
everything looks very good just because the design of the hilt, guard...
Forum: European Armoury 19th December 2021, 01:38 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Ulfberth, re the Sword of the bodyguard of...

Hi Ulfberth, re the Sword of the bodyguard of Duke Julius of Brunswick.
These are different techniques, the quillon is chiseled and the blade is etched.

For the rest i agree with you, like the...
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