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Forum: European Armoury 18th October 2021, 09:41 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
Sorry for my late response, I'm just now seeing...

Sorry for my late response, I'm just now seeing the post.

RCDNISRTNEDA is a big contender and is certainly plausible.
Thanks for your help :)

The cross has more similarities with the...
Forum: European Armoury 5th October 2021, 07:34 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
for me (personal opinion) the sword is less...

for me (personal opinion) the sword is less convincing, certainly patina means nothing in it is easy to forge. in the current market 99% of the medieval swords on offer are recent reproductions. more...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd October 2021, 12:13 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
is the sword offered as an original or a recent...

is the sword offered as an original or a recent reproduction?
Forum: European Armoury 7th September 2021, 07:52 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
hi Bas, yes I think the copper wire of the...

hi Bas,

yes I think the copper wire of the grip is not (partly or completely) the original 1770 wire, you would expect a silver-bound grip here.

The wood under it (probably is) and the silver?...
Forum: European Armoury 6th September 2021, 06:02 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
It is difficult to say anything meaningful about...

It is difficult to say anything meaningful about the origin, this type in terms of style was worn, among other countries, in England, Germany, France, and the Netherlands
The pommel is type 89 in...
Forum: European Armoury 30th August 2021, 09:49 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
thanks everyone for the very good comments,...

thanks everyone for the very good comments, especially Mark/Reventlov for filling in the T ,N and A , sounds plausible to me and have indeed seen that T in this form before in a publication of a...
Forum: European Armoury 29th August 2021, 03:07 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
ANYONE ANY IDEAS? -MEDIEVAL SWORD INSCRIPTION/INVOCATION

some time ago I bought a sword fragment from a Dutch notary house, it was a nice early type, type similar to roms XII.18, and luckily got it at a bargain.
When I picked it up, I was positively...
Forum: European Armoury 16th August 2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Jim, it's mentioned in the post, from the...

Hi Jim, it's mentioned in the post, from the visser collection catalogue: HV-693 page 150 visser cat part-3, author JP puype.
Visser had 8-9 ( I don't recall) walloon swords, they are all described...
Forum: European Armoury 15th August 2021, 09:45 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
These walloon swords were produced under contract...

These walloon swords were produced under contract from amsterdam arms dealers in solingen. In solingen an amsterdam mark was already smashed into the blade, this is the vague mark; a shield with...
Forum: European Armoury 13th August 2021, 04:23 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
round pommels are simple in shape but very rare...

round pommels are simple in shape but very rare on rapiers and swords. In the Netherlands they appeared frequently on civic guard paintings in the last quarter of the 17th century. According to Jp...
Forum: European Armoury 14th July 2021, 12:00 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
the katzbalger of Ulrich von Schellenberg...

the katzbalger of Ulrich von Schellenberg mentioned in post #43
Forum: European Armoury 10th July 2021, 08:13 AM
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Posted By cornelistromp
with post #36 I didn't mean Italy specifically...

with post #36 I didn't mean Italy specifically but generally punched blade marks are not inlaid with latten. (of course with exceptions).
This applies to both Italy and other countries such as...
Forum: European Armoury 8th July 2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 48
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Posted By cornelistromp
The castle tower mark, with 3 or 4 points, often...

The castle tower mark, with 3 or 4 points, often seen on wide Italian blades from the end of the 15th century, are all punched into the blade and without latten, as far as I know.
The mark of the...
Forum: European Armoury 25th February 2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,094
Posted By cornelistromp
please see ...

please see

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=19167&highlight=baselard


I actually only know them non tapering, which of course does not mean that it does not exist.
what I did...
Forum: European Armoury 21st January 2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By cornelistromp
Dutch East India Trading Company (VOC) cutlass dated 1790

this voc cutlass was once shortly in my collection approx 20 years ago,
an rare original piece but unfortunately in a highly excevated condition.
The blade is dated 1790 and marked with an R for...
Forum: European Armoury 31st December 2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,039
Posted By cornelistromp
I would like to recommend the following...

I would like to recommend the following publication for Dutch major production centres, imports from the various foreign production centers, including Solingen and for export to anyone who needed...
Forum: European Armoury 30th December 2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By cornelistromp
ah I now see what you mean by the narrow fuller...

ah I now see what you mean by the narrow fuller in colichemarde blades, This type of fuller occurs indeed on smallswords from the mid-18th century, usually of triangular section with hollow ground....
Forum: European Armoury 30th December 2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By cornelistromp
attached an example of a colichemard blade...

attached an example of a colichemard blade without a fuller 1740, and a precursor of the colichemard blade with a reinforced forte 1650.
Maybe by colichemarde you mean something else? Can you post...
Forum: European Armoury 29th December 2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By cornelistromp
The above small sword has no colichemarde blade,...

The above small sword has no colichemarde blade, almost all colichemarde blades do not have a fuller, can you please explain what you mean.

best,
Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,760
Posted By cornelistromp
thank you and as we discussed the last time we...

thank you and as we discussed the last time we met, I definitely love rust. :)

kind regards
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 28th November 2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,760
Posted By cornelistromp
katzbalger/landsknecht's sword found in river Meuse 1973

recently received this special katzbalger.

The sword was found in 1973 in the river meuse near roermond.
was in the Visser-collection, hereafter the famous San Diego, California Collection and...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd November 2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,130
Posted By cornelistromp
your are most welcome. By coincidence I...

your are most welcome.

By coincidence I found a small piece published about this in the magazine of the Dutch Association of Arms Collectors, wapenfeiten nr4 november 2020.
unfortunately in Dutch.
Forum: European Armoury 21st November 2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,130
Posted By cornelistromp
the simplicity in decoration shows that this is...

the simplicity in decoration shows that this is not a civilian weapon but a military weapon.
I expect this pistol was made for a division of the Dutch state army, it was customary to number the...
Forum: European Armoury 16th November 2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,666
Posted By cornelistromp
as the roncone gets "younger" it also gets...

as the roncone gets "younger" it also gets smaller in shape, well 1500 onwards, from a certain point in the second half of the 16thC more suitable for processing and less as a fighting weapon.
I...
Forum: European Armoury 11th October 2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,594
Posted By cornelistromp
two dagger from the royal armouries. both last...

two dagger from the royal armouries. both last quarter of the 15thC
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