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Forum: Swap Forum 24th November 2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By AHorsa
Last price for the large Pulwar wih the nice...

Last price for the large Pulwar wih the nice handle is 170€ + shipping!!
Forum: Swap Forum 18th November 2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By AHorsa
Price update for the large Pulwar with the nice...

Price update for the large Pulwar with the nice handle: 190€ + Shipping
Forum: Swap Forum 17th November 2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By AHorsa
Persian battle axe

I offer this persian battle axe. It has nice decorations and an overall length of 68cm. It was acquired at a well known auction house in Munich - the invoice of the auction house comes with the...
Forum: Swap Forum 17th November 2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By AHorsa
The smaller one with the scabbard is reserved.

The smaller one with the scabbard is reserved.
Forum: Swap Forum 16th November 2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By AHorsa
small sword with scabbard

small sword with scabbard
Forum: Swap Forum 16th November 2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By AHorsa
2 Afghan Pulwars

I offer these two Afghan Pulwar.

The small one with the scabbard (second page) is 73cm overall and the blade 60cm. Asked price is 90€ + Shipping

The other one with the nice handle is 95cm overall...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th October 2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By AHorsa
It is definitely no welding. The direction of...

It is definitely no welding. The direction of that "curve" is also quite strange for beeing bent, but indeed in this area there is a bend in horizontal direction....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By AHorsa
Hello Gentlemen, thanks again for the...

Hello Gentlemen,

thanks again for the interesting discussion.
It is not easy to catch with my camera, but I did my best to do a photo of the spot where it seems that one layer is a bit loose....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By AHorsa
Thank you Gentlemen for the replies and the...

Thank you Gentlemen for the replies and the interesting discussion.
I didn´t clean the splines yet, but one can see at the inscription of the middle one´s blade, that it is foldet steel (not sure if...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By AHorsa
3 Pulwars

Hi There,

I just acquired these three Pulwars. But it is actually not my field of collection, so I would be very happy if one can help me with them.
The overall-lengths are 93cm, 87cm and 73cm for...
Forum: European Armoury 28th September 2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,233
Posted By AHorsa
You are very welcome. I hope it's...

You are very welcome. I hope it's understandable.

Best regards
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 27th September 2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,233
Posted By AHorsa
Here we go: The oldest, in the archives of the...

Here we go:

The oldest, in the archives of the city of Vienna preserved inventory of the bürgerliches Zeughaus, dates into 1686 and 1701, do not mention an armour of Saint-Hilaire and just as little...
Forum: European Armoury 27th September 2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,233
Posted By AHorsa
Hi Jean-Luc, thanks for sharing the additional...

Hi Jean-Luc,

thanks for sharing the additional pages and the link.
The cut in the sentence was a bit unlucky :) It just says that it is unlikely that the armour mentioned in the early 19th century...
Forum: European Armoury 25th September 2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,233
Posted By AHorsa
I just read the catalogue description and I...

I just read the catalogue description and I wonder what the state of research is meanwhile. On page 80 of the KuK catalogue (#11) the author (seems to) say in the footnote that the black and white...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 16th August 2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 618
Posted By AHorsa
Marble relief of Guanyin

Hi there,

is any one of you familia with chinese art?
I cquired this marble relief of (likely) Guanyin. The dimensions are 14cm (5,5 inch) x 10cm (4 inch). A similar piece can be seen...
Forum: European Armoury 10th June 2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By AHorsa
Thank you Gentlemen! Happy to hear that you also...

Thank you Gentlemen! Happy to hear that you also think it is a real piece.
I meanwhile removed the head from the shaft, left it in oil for few hours and slightly cleaned it with fine steel whool, so...
Forum: European Armoury 26th May 2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By AHorsa
Halberd

Dear All,

I have this halberd in my possession. The pole of course is a replacement but I wonder if the head is a 16th century authentic peace or from historism. For me it seems that it could be...
Forum: European Armoury 27th February 2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,020
Posted By AHorsa
Very nice work, Fernando! Congrats

Very nice work, Fernando! Congrats
Forum: European Armoury 4th February 2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,469
Posted By AHorsa
Hey there, indeed it is just two screws. I was...

Hey there,

indeed it is just two screws. I was wondering for what that third "rivet" is for. Thanks for the clrification that it was part of the belt hook!

Cheerio
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 31st January 2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,469
Posted By AHorsa
Hey There, great! Thanks for the answers and the...

Hey There,

great! Thanks for the answers and the information on the possible makers. If I should guess, I would say it was made by Mr Francese, as his (working?) dates fit best. Foranzi would be a...
Forum: European Armoury 30th January 2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,469
Posted By AHorsa
Miquelet Lock Pistol end 17th c

Dear all,

a couple of month ago I aquired this pistol, which is likely Italian (Brescia?) and from the end of the 17th century (other opinions warmly appreciated). The first part of the shaft was...
Forum: Swap Forum 11th December 2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,825
Posted By AHorsa
New price: 1250€ + Shipping

New price: 1250€ + Shipping
Forum: European Armoury 26th November 2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,970
Posted By AHorsa
Thank you gentlemen. I cleaned it with a small...

Thank you gentlemen.

I cleaned it with a small wire brush (for gimlets). Luckily the rust or patina was thick but very easy to remove. On other items it didn´t work with that method.

Intererstingly...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 24th November 2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 739
Posted By AHorsa
Fragment stucco Griffin

Dear All,

I recently purchaced this fragment of a stucco depicting maybe a griffin?
It measures 26x23cm and shows remains of blue paint in the mouth and under its leg.
It is said that it comes from...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 24th November 2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By AHorsa
Late medieval boss stone

Hi There,

I´d like to get your oppinions on this boss stone. Its diameter is 15-16cm (~6 inch) and comes from England. I assume it is 15th or 14th century. What do you think?

Cheerio
Andreas
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