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Forum: European Armoury 2nd May 2021, 04:52 PM
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Posted By ulfberth
the maker Givergne Md Fourbisseur Rue Vieille...

the maker Givergne Md Fourbisseur Rue Vieille Boucherie à l'Épée Royale à Paris worked for the French Royal court between 1774-77
Forum: European Armoury 2nd April 2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,483
Posted By ulfberth
[QUOTE=Jim McDougall]The 'conquistadors' have...

[QUOTE=Jim McDougall]The 'conquistadors' have been a topic that have intrigued me forever it seems, and some of my favorite art has been with these figures in subject.

Years ago of course my...
Forum: European Armoury 31st March 2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By ulfberth
I agree with Fernando and Casey , its an original...

I agree with Fernando and Casey , its an original no doubth !
Forum: European Armoury 25th March 2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,373
Posted By ulfberth
Hi Andreas, you'r cabasset is indeed around...

Hi Andreas,
you'r cabasset is indeed around 1600, all treatments mentioned can be used depending on the outcome you want.
As it is now the helmet has got a certain charm, found as is with the scars...
Forum: European Armoury 12th March 2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By ulfberth
As Marius said 16th c, late 16th c probably North...

As Marius said 16th c, late 16th c probably North Italian, with what I think is an older blade.
This is not uncommon at all in these swords and here it's done during working life.
Good preserved...
Forum: European Armoury 8th March 2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By ulfberth
Hi Philip that hilt looks like a predecessor of...

Hi Philip that hilt looks like a predecessor of the reitschwert's or veld degen hilt.
Here is similar blade with the same stamps around 1500 in the Doge palace museum in Venetia.
kind reegards...
Forum: European Armoury 7th March 2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By ulfberth
Hello Lansquenet, as Philip noticed its a...

Hello Lansquenet,
as Philip noticed its a reitschwert = riding sword or a campaign sword, purely for military use.
The style is South German or North Itaian around late 16th C to 1600 to me. The...
Forum: European Armoury 6th February 2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By ulfberth
Hi Roy, im thrilled to see an...

Hi Roy,
im thrilled to see an untouched-cleaned Napoleonic sabre , and I agree with Corrado its a Light Cavalry high rank officers sabre possibly for a member of the General staff or a General...
Forum: European Armoury 6th February 2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By ulfberth
Hello Rick welcome and thanks for posting your...

Hello Rick welcome and thanks for posting your find.
The helmet you have is a Victorian copy of a close helmet.
Looking at the style , this is a typical model that shows up more often and it...
Forum: European Armoury 27th January 2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By ulfberth
Hello Francantolin, its French or Belgian ,...

Hello Francantolin, its French or Belgian , between 1830 and 1860 not only all original but also very good quality in this genre !
kind regards
Ulfberth
Forum: European Armoury 19th January 2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By ulfberth
here the are , is used your last picture

here the are , is used your last picture
Forum: European Armoury 19th January 2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By ulfberth
still did not use sandpaper did yah , well now...

still did not use sandpaper did yah , well now you cleaned away the evidence.
If you had used sand paper only the surface would be cleaned and the black would be way better visible showing hammer...
Forum: European Armoury 19th January 2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By ulfberth
Please rub here and here and this time do use...

Please rub here and here and this time do use sanding paper .
Forum: European Armoury 19th January 2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By ulfberth
for what I can see on these pictures its an...

for what I can see on these pictures its an original !
Please thake some sanding paper and scrub the inside on several flat surfaces and post these pictures here , I think you will be surprized.
Forum: European Armoury 6th January 2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,202
Posted By ulfberth
The period is indeed between 1830 to 1850, but...

The period is indeed between 1830 to 1850, but the origin is Belgian and probably made in Liege. It has all the features type, shape decoration as a typical Belgian officer mameluke sabre of that...
Forum: European Armoury 1st December 2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,510
Posted By ulfberth
I thought this would be something for you, it has...

I thought this would be something for you, it has everything you like.
Its in as found condition, its your favorite type and on top of that found in the river Meuse, what more could a man want!
Forum: European Armoury 30th November 2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,510
Posted By ulfberth
Congratulations with your rare sword Jasper! ...

Congratulations with your rare sword Jasper!
Indeed a katzbalger in itself is already very rare, but a two hander-hand and a half katzbalger is... extremely rare, very very few of these around....
Forum: European Armoury 25th November 2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,397
Posted By ulfberth
the pommel as shown in post 12 showing the figure...

the pommel as shown in post 12 showing the figure that is a grotesque face in detail looks like Spanish last quarter of the 16th C .
Forum: European Armoury 25th November 2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,397
Posted By ulfberth
the pommel is sure an original and older than the...

the pommel is sure an original and older than the guard , it could still be done in the peroid by an officer
Forum: European Armoury 25th November 2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,397
Posted By ulfberth
no it does not, the picture from up close shows a...

no it does not, the picture from up close shows a lot more , also the gripwire and ring against the pommel are a replacement.
kind regards
Ulfberth
Forum: European Armoury 24th November 2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,397
Posted By ulfberth
Hi Andy , Everything fits the bill, the guard,...

Hi Andy ,
Everything fits the bill, the guard, the type of blade, the pommel is fancier than the cup, but perhaps this was an officer's sword hence the blade, or a gift to someone with status.
The...
Forum: European Armoury 24th October 2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,519
Posted By ulfberth
yes Jim is spot on ! its an hussar sabre , the...

yes Jim is spot on ! its an hussar sabre , the hilt in the fashion of French old regime period , the blade probably directoire period , so between 1780-90's .
This is perfectly normal and these were...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd September 2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,622
Posted By ulfberth
good find indeed , halberd markings always are...

good find indeed , halberd markings always are difficult , and this one remained unknown for some time untill now ....
Forum: European Armoury 13th August 2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,915
Posted By ulfberth
stunning beautiful Philip !

stunning beautiful Philip !
Forum: European Armoury 12th August 2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,915
Posted By ulfberth
Good observation Casey, the cut out shapes on the...

Good observation Casey, the cut out shapes on the guard shells on Cornelistrump's example are the same shape as the pommel of the sword in the Wallace Collection, so either it was born like this or...
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