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Forum: European Armoury 12th May 2021, 01:44 PM
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Posted By CSinTX
Thanks for sharing! I subscribed.

Thanks for sharing! I subscribed.
Forum: European Armoury 30th April 2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,152
Posted By CSinTX
Seems possible. The barrels do have a stepped...

Seems possible. The barrels do have a stepped profile similar to a ship's cannon.

Its probably safe to say that the trigger was pulled with a string. All examples have a loop at the bottom of the...
Forum: European Armoury 1st April 2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,075
Posted By CSinTX
I've often wondered their true source. Seems...

I've often wondered their true source. Seems every auction has a few of them. There must have been a huge number of them made.
Forum: European Armoury 31st March 2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,075
Posted By CSinTX
Looks good to me.

Looks good to me.
Forum: European Armoury 29th March 2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,133
Posted By CSinTX
Agree with the others. It appears to be a weapon...

Agree with the others. It appears to be a weapon but I've not seen anything like it. A close up of the chain might give some clues.

Welcome from another Texas member. What part of the state are...
Forum: European Armoury 12th November 2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,932
Posted By CSinTX
Display looks great! Showed it to the wife and...

Display looks great! Showed it to the wife and she gave the seal of approval. Love the bellow coffee table too!
Forum: European Armoury 29th October 2020, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,915
Posted By CSinTX
Helmet Plumes?

Do we already have a thread on this? What is known?

I'd like to add some to this helmet but don't know what would be correct. Any examples of period artwork?
...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd September 2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,331
Posted By CSinTX
I recently lucked in to IDing this mark from a...

I recently lucked in to IDing this mark from a similar example and wanted to add the info to the record here.

"In the period from 1586 to 1591, Claus Lerchli from Kempten supplied Zurich with...
Forum: European Armoury 20th August 2020, 03:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,136
Posted By CSinTX
I would call it a bolo but cant say much past...

I would call it a bolo but cant say much past that.
Forum: European Armoury 14th August 2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,446
Posted By CSinTX
Beautiful sword Philip. Love the large pommel and...

Beautiful sword Philip. Love the large pommel and matching finials.

Does the blade on yours taper much? I assume it must with the weight you list.
Forum: European Armoury 14th August 2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,446
Posted By CSinTX
Unfortunately, I dont have a lot to compare it to...

Unfortunately, I dont have a lot to compare it to or know a way to give specs. When put side by side, it is slightly less flexible than this sword-...
Forum: European Armoury 12th August 2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,446
Posted By CSinTX
Ill attempt to answer questions. Point of balance...

Ill attempt to answer questions. Point of balance is approximately 9.5cm in front of the guard. Weight is around 3.4lbs.

The indentations in the lower part on the blade are present on both sides...
Forum: European Armoury 10th August 2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,446
Posted By CSinTX
Hand and a Half Sword

Recently added to my collection. Its extremely light and nimble in the hand. The blade is wide but flexible. The usual questions; age, origin, other known examples?

The straight line mark at the...
Forum: European Armoury 2nd July 2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,606
Posted By CSinTX
Basket Hilt help?

A good friend contacted me today about an old sword that was in the possession of a family member. Its not often that truly old items popup here in the US. Almost everything here has been purchased...
Forum: European Armoury 14th June 2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,045
Posted By CSinTX
more pics

more pics
Forum: European Armoury 14th June 2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,045
Posted By CSinTX
Better pictures of Luka's sword. My take is the...

Better pictures of Luka's sword. My take is the blade is old and good. Pommel newer. Undecided on the hilt.
Forum: European Armoury 13th June 2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,045
Posted By CSinTX
If you would like, email them to me at toledo321...

If you would like, email them to me at toledo321 at aol.com

I'll try to resize them in a way that will preserve the quality. Also, outside pictures under natural light will help.
Forum: European Armoury 12th June 2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,045
Posted By CSinTX
Also pictures of the makers mark that you...

Also pictures of the makers mark that you mentioned.
Forum: European Armoury 10th June 2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,575
Posted By CSinTX
A Victorian Breastplate

I just wanted to share this example for educational purposes. A nice old reproductive work of art. As you can see, the edges are "too straight". The form is nice but the thickness of the metal is too...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,439
Posted By CSinTX
Looks 19th C to me.

Looks 19th C to me.
Forum: European Armoury 1st April 2020, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,372
Posted By CSinTX
A Reinforcement Breastplate

The recent thread reminded me that I had never shared and added this piece to our online library. Its quite thick and heavy. As always, all comments are welcome.
Forum: Swap Forum 1st April 2020, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,279
Posted By CSinTX
$1480

$1480
Forum: European Armoury 28th March 2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,079
Posted By CSinTX
Thumbs up Looks like you nailed it!

Looks like you nailed it!
Forum: European Armoury 20th March 2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,516
Posted By CSinTX
I think you did good!

I think you did good!
Forum: European Armoury 2nd March 2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,650
Posted By CSinTX
Never seen anything like it but the metal/patina...

Never seen anything like it but the metal/patina does look old.
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