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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By cornelistromp
shocked by this terrible news, a very special man...

shocked by this terrible news, a very special man is no longer with us.
rest in peace Michael.


honorable contribution in the spirit of Michael Trömner;
Der Tod reitet auf einem kohlschwarzen...
Forum: European Armoury 25th July 2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,008
Posted By cornelistromp
shocked by this terrible news, a very special man...

shocked by this terrible news, a very special man is no longer with us.
rest in peace Michael.


honorable contribution in the spirit of Michael Trömner;
Der Tod reitet auf einem kohlschwarzen...
Forum: European Armoury 14th June 2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By cornelistromp
hereby 4 maces from the William Burrell...

hereby 4 maces from the William Burrell Collection, the middle two, the larger ones are of the same type as het mace in # 1, M2B. around 1550
the outer smaller ones are earlier around 1500 of type...
Forum: European Armoury 13th June 2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By cornelistromp
yes like i mentioned in post #12 this type M2...

yes like i mentioned in post #12 this type M2 was usually larger around 60cm+ and heavier then the earlier ones.

Wallace A985 is 0.86kg, not 1.86kg, the heaviest mace in Wallace is A979 with 1.67...
Forum: European Armoury 13th June 2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Roland, you may correct me, but it must of...

Hi Roland,

you may correct me, but it must of course be supported in order to convince me. :)
1.5 kg average and more you have mentioned is not correct,
where did you find this digit?

Clive...
Forum: European Armoury 11th June 2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By cornelistromp
hello, The weight of the mace is too heavy,...

hello,

The weight of the mace is too heavy, which should have a maximum of around 1.2 kg and most are lighter than 1 kg.


the shaft of this type is hollow/tubular and formed by rolling or hammering...
Forum: European Armoury 1st June 2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,683
Posted By cornelistromp
...

@Dirk,

http://www.baldwin.co.uk/media/cms/auction-archive/auction-tms2/TMS2%20-%20Section%2002%20-%20Militaria.pdf

lot 184 pp80

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 31st May 2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,683
Posted By cornelistromp
Description Basket Hilt-Scottish-c1730-Broad...

Description
Basket Hilt-Scottish-c1730-Broad Sword: - Thick steel basket Hilt has typical heart and circle decoration made of thick flat bars, no wrist guard. Blade length is pitted and has dark...
Forum: European Armoury 28th May 2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,102
Posted By cornelistromp
thanks for the picture. I have noticed this...

thanks for the picture.
I have noticed this pie-shaped pommel cap more often on schiavona and other south European swords, however unforunately it has nothing to do with the starpommels under...
Forum: European Armoury 26th May 2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,683
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Jim, yes 1627 is a kind of Terminus post quem...

Hi Jim, yes 1627 is a kind of Terminus post quem the earliest evidence of date, he must have worked.
.

very best wishes,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 25th May 2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,683
Posted By cornelistromp
if he started working as a sword smith in...

if he started working as a sword smith in Solingen at around the age of 20, then he stopped in Toledo at the age of 107! ???
This is obviously not the case.
if you could survive childhood and your...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,004
Posted By cornelistromp
@ Jim very good find, it seems to me that an...

@ Jim
very good find, it seems to me that an early 17thC shortened rapier blade is re-used in this 17thC small sword.This was done a lot during the transition from rapier to the much faster small...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,683
Posted By cornelistromp
swan mark and "signature Clemens...

swan mark and "signature Clemens Deinger" on rapier of Gustav II. Adolf from Sweden carried at battle of Dirschau Poland in 1627.

Clemens Dinger worked for from <1627 to the 1650s, the swan mark...
Forum: European Armoury 21st May 2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,683
Posted By cornelistromp
WOW, he worked 80 years ! there is a famous...

WOW, he worked 80 years !

there is a famous Swedish sword known which can be dated to 1627 with a similar standing swan of Clemens Dinger.
I will check it later today.

best,
Forum: European Armoury 17th May 2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,004
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Norman, as per your Email request, herewith...

Hi Norman,

as per your Email request, herewith my opinion;

I think it's a rapier blade (given the broad ricasso of same width indeed an early rapier blade and not a small sword blade) from the...
Forum: European Armoury 8th May 2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,102
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Jim, Thanks, interesting. could you please...

Hi Jim,

Thanks, interesting.
could you please post an image, I'm curious about the size and shape of the pommel, certainly on a schiavona.

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 7th May 2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,683
Posted By cornelistromp
I believe the horns did only occur in the...

I believe the horns did only occur in the imagination of Dr. Mazanski.

yes I also think that the basket hilt has developed separate and away from each other and take into consideration that the...
Forum: European Armoury 4th May 2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,683
Posted By cornelistromp
salaams Ibrahiim, I have absolutely no idea what...

salaams Ibrahiim,

I have absolutely no idea what you mean :confused:
This type of baskethilt is Dutch or German, certainly not scottish.
also the fleur de lis is not retrofitted in Scotland.
with...
Forum: European Armoury 29th April 2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,683
Posted By cornelistromp
yes I can confirm in all probability a possible...

yes I can confirm in all probability a possible Dutch origin for those basket hilted swords.
I have sold this sword from my collection through eBay, the sword came from the Henk Visser collection, a...
Forum: European Armoury 29th April 2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,102
Posted By cornelistromp
from the army museum in Brussels, developed...

from the army museum in Brussels, developed katzbalger with complex basket hilt around 1550 and a later pierced blade
Forum: European Armoury 28th April 2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By cornelistromp
sorry to say but the dealer is mistaken, the type...

sorry to say but the dealer is mistaken, the type of your sword is of the last quarter of the 16th century.
you can't find any pictures, in art or museums giving you a date around 1700, because this...
Forum: European Armoury 27th April 2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By cornelistromp
Nice sword ! about the authenticity, I will not...

Nice sword !
about the authenticity, I will not say anything for the moment based on the posted photographs alone.

The sword can be authentic or not there are a lot of veracious "reproductions" made...
Forum: European Armoury 19th April 2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,683
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Cathey, re: rapier blade I am definitely...

Hi Cathey,


re: rapier blade
I am definitely not disappointed that it is a backword blade, it is beautiful and also it is more useful here in this basket hilt.
Actually it was the long ricasso that...
Forum: European Armoury 18th April 2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,683
Posted By cornelistromp
it is Higgins (old) inv nr 1979.04.06

it is Higgins (old) inv nr 1979.04.06
Forum: European Armoury 18th April 2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,683
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Cathey, beautiful basket hilt mounted with a...

Hi Cathey,

beautiful basket hilt mounted with a beautiful German imported rapier blade.
it's nice to see that rapier blades with a blunt ricasso were also used on basket hilts because it is not...
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