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Forum: European Armoury 1st May 2022, 04:31 PM
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Posted By Panoleon
The velvet and the tassel are indeed a new...

The velvet and the tassel are indeed a new alterations. I suspect that the sword was reassembled to fit these decorations and that the new bolt was fixed to the pommel. I also suspect that the wooden...
Forum: European Armoury 1st May 2022, 10:12 AM
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Views: 2,065
Posted By Panoleon
Thanks for your reaction Robert. The blade indeed...

Thanks for your reaction Robert. The blade indeed looks like the blade from a British Regimental Broadsword.

I have done some more rechearch on the guard. It looks a lot like the style used for...
Forum: European Armoury 30th April 2022, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Panoleon
Some more pictures.

Some more pictures.
Forum: European Armoury 30th April 2022, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Panoleon
Scottish basket hilt sword

I could use some help with the determination of this sword. I suspect it is a Victorian piece. But some parts (like the guard) has a much older feel to it. The blade is quite large. 91 cm in lenght...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd March 2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,948
Posted By Panoleon
All the holes in the helmet are for de decorative...

All the holes in the helmet are for de decorative strips on the side of the helmet. Plain straight (gilded) strips and strips with flowers and leaves. On one side (see picture 5) these strips are...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th March 2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,948
Posted By Panoleon
Addition. I also think that de helmet itself is...

Addition. I also think that de helmet itself is made of silver. It has got a verry typical black oxidation. Alpaca (or Berlin silver) does not oxidate.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th March 2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,948
Posted By Panoleon
Dragoon helmet?

I hope someone can help me with the determination of this helmet.
It has got the look and feel of a dragoon or paradehelmet. The shield on the front is Danish, but I think that this is a younger...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,555
Posted By Panoleon
A good suggestion. I have found this crocodile...

A good suggestion. I have found this crocodile armour from Malaysia:

https://nl.pinterest.com/pin/473722454563242022/
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th March 2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,555
Posted By Panoleon
Good sugestion Colin, I'll try a movy prop forum....

Good sugestion Colin, I'll try a movy prop forum.
I bought the cuirass in the Netherlands. It didn't came from a collection.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,555
Posted By Panoleon
2,2 kg.

2,2 kg.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,555
Posted By Panoleon
No provenance, unfortunately. The cuirass is...

No provenance, unfortunately.

The cuirass is actualy quite heavy. The arrows are pointing to a leather piece. Not the folded ends of the iron.

I'm happy with al your reactions. It's a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,555
Posted By Panoleon
Thanks for al the reactions. I have made some...

Thanks for al the reactions. I have made some detail pictures.
The model of the rivets don't look extremely old. I dont know when this type of rivets got in to use.
@ Kubur. Indeed. It looks like...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,555
Posted By Panoleon
The rivets are made of brass. They remind me of...

The rivets are made of brass. They remind me of rivets that are used for combining pieces of leather. See the picture of the rivets I mean below. I'll make some better pictures tomorrow for some more...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,555
Posted By Panoleon
Some more detail on the rivets. They look like...

Some more detail on the rivets. They look like leather rivets.
It's a well made piece for a film prop. The cuirass does show hammer marks.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,555
Posted By Panoleon
Thanks Kubur, ups and dows, thats how it goes. :)

Thanks Kubur, ups and dows, thats how it goes. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,555
Posted By Panoleon
Thanks Jim, I am verry happy with your reaction.

Thanks Jim, I am verry happy with your reaction.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd March 2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,555
Posted By Panoleon
African cuirass?

I have bought this unusual cuirass. It is an iron cuirass with a crocodile skin lining. The skin is riveted to the cuirass with brass/copper rivets. On the front a cross made with ornamental studs....
Forum: European Armoury 28th March 2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,386
Posted By Panoleon
Hello, I am pretty sure the crowned W is a...

Hello,

I am pretty sure the crowned W is a Dutch mark. Between 1813 and 1815 the Dutch were in need of muskets en pistols and they bought a lot of British material. There are also British...
Forum: European Armoury 4th June 2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,183
Posted By Panoleon
This is a link to the database of the Dutch...

This is a link to the database of the Dutch National Military Museum (Nationaal Militair Museum). They have got some fine examples of black and white morions. No morions with a fleur the lis.
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Forum: European Armoury 4th June 2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,409
Posted By Panoleon
Thanks Ulfberth, for the information. Usefull...

Thanks Ulfberth, for the information. Usefull things to check next time I buy a simular piece.
Forum: European Armoury 4th June 2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,699
Posted By Panoleon
Walloon

Following you will find some pictures of a walloon sword, that I bought a year ago. I hope it's an authentic piece. I've got some doubts on the windings on the grip. They look te crisp to me. I'm...
Forum: European Armoury 31st May 2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,409
Posted By Panoleon
Thanks everybody. A pitty it isn't a...

Thanks everybody.

A pitty it isn't a authentic piece, but I'm learning a lot, and that's the basis for collecting historical arms. Luckily I allready anticipated it was a "fake" so the...
Forum: European Armoury 30th May 2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,409
Posted By Panoleon
Identification rapier/sword

Hello everybody,

I'm new to this forum and I'm hoping to learn more about arms and armour from the period ?? - 1800.

I collect Dutch swords/sabres from the period ca. 1795 till 1900, but I'm...
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