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Forum: European Armoury 26th January 2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,738
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Lightbulb Epee du bourreau de Strasbourg - Strasbourg Executioner's sword, XVIIth Century

Dear All,

In the case of the free imperial city of Strasbourg, it appears that the sword of the executioner was a special order of the city to a blacksmith. Therefore, the richness of engravings on...
Forum: European Armoury 10th September 2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,738
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Forum: European Armoury 26th January 2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,738
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Lightbulb Salaams Ibrahiim al Balooshi. Indeed, it is...

Salaams Ibrahiim al Balooshi.
Indeed, it is interesting to note that the particular design of this coat-of-arms of Strasburg (which evolved overtime) matches perfectly the dating of sword...
Forum: European Armoury 26th January 2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,236
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Thanks so much Alan and Jim for your advised and...

Thanks so much Alan and Jim for your advised and helpful comments on great helms. :D
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,738
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,738
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Lightbulb The Executioner's Sword of the Capital of Europe !

:eek: Thanks Fernando and Jim.

Indeed, it is Bingo, as this city is currently the capital of Europe ! :D

In fact, I have had access to a bank of more than 15,000 original German coat-of arms of...
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,738
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
This is the coat-of-arms of Strassburg...

This is the coat-of-arms of Strassburg (Strasbourg), the free city of the 17th century :D , now Capital of Europe !
Forum: European Armoury 15th January 2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,236
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Thanks Jim and Alan for the interesting...

Thanks Jim and Alan for the interesting information, and links to these nice documented great helms.

What stroke me first :eek: was the dark, brownish black metal color of my great helm, which is...
Forum: European Armoury 15th January 2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,236
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Thanks Jim for all this interesting information....

Thanks Jim for all this interesting information. I just got this great helm from a long time collector, who purchased it from a specialized dealer in 1993. It was previously sold at Sotheby's or...
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,236
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Thanks Senefelder ;)

Thanks Senefelder ;)
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,236
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
14th century Sir Richard Pembridge's great helm (Museum of Scotland)

http://www.myarmoury.com/talk/viewtopic.php?p=143313
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,236
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,236
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Great Helm late 14th century ?

Hello,

Here are some pics of an antique Great Helm (of the Pembridge type). It was sold for 8,000 by a very famous auction house (a long time ago), and expertized as being late 14th century. What...
Forum: European Armoury 29th August 2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,441
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Well made replicas !

Hello,

When in hands, it finally appears that this is a pair of outstanding wheellock pistol replicas (possibly made in turkey or afghanistan ?) !!!
Be careful as the quality is overall impressive...
Forum: European Armoury 8th August 2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,441
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Thanks Dom. Unfortunately, they are not mine ! :(

Thanks Dom. Unfortunately, they are not mine ! :(
Forum: European Armoury 7th August 2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,441
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Wheellock pistols (17th century)

Hello,

Any information on this pair of wheellock pistols (German mid-17th ?) ?

Thanks,

jm
Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,101
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Thanks Super Michael ! ;)

Thanks Super Michael ! ;)
Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,101
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Dear Super Michael, What an impressive...

Dear Super Michael,

What an impressive collection you have !!!
Which flasks of the two shown in my last posts would better match a schwarze reiter officer armor dating to 1560-70 ?
My best,
jm
Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,833
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Thanks so much Super Michael !

Thanks so much Super Michael !
Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,101
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Info on this powder flask

Hello,

What about this other powder flask (origin, date) ?

Its length is 26 cm.

Thanks,

jm
Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,833
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
length is 26 cm

length is 26 cm
Forum: European Armoury 6th June 2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,833
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Origin and date of a powder flask (German ?)

Hello,

Please, would you know the date and origin of this powder flask ?
Is it German military, late 16th century ?

Thanks,

jm

NB: Questions for Super Michael ;)
Forum: European Armoury 12th May 2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,053
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
'A' and 'K' barrel marks also found on a 1592 Puffer pistol from Trabanten Leib Guard

For information, I found the same 'A' and 'K' barrel marks on a German Puffer wheellock pistol (dated 1592) from the Trabentan Leib guard of Christian II (Puffer pistol at Bolk antiques).

jm
Forum: European Armoury 11th May 2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,053
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
More detailed pics of wheellock pistol

Hello,

Here are some more detailed pics of the German wheellock pistol.

jm
Forum: European Armoury 8th May 2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,738
Posted By Jean-Marc S.
Wink Thanks Gustav. A hatched band indeed corresponds...

Thanks Gustav. A hatched band indeed corresponds to a red color according to heraldry code.
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