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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2021, 09:16 PM
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Posted By AHorsa
Thank you all for your opinions, all the...

Thank you all for your opinions, all the information and the interesting discussion!

Kind regards
Andreas
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2021, 01:18 PM
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Posted By AHorsa
Great Ariel! Thanks a lot for bringing light into...

Great Ariel! Thanks a lot for bringing light into the darkness of its geographical background!
Do you think the scabbard (or its covering) is the original one or has it been replaced during the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2021, 04:21 PM
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Posted By AHorsa
Great thank you! Would this be the name of the...

Great thank you! Would this be the name of the original owner, if one assume that the inscription is right?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By AHorsa
Great! Thank you! I am not sure about the...

Great! Thank you!

I am not sure about the age. But the blade was definitely cleaned.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2021, 11:12 AM
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Posted By AHorsa
Seems to be rare :) Can anyone identify the...

Seems to be rare :)
Can anyone identify the letters? Doesn´t look arabic to me

Kind regards
Andreas
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,490
Posted By AHorsa
Caucasian? dagger

Hi there,

does anyone have an idea on this dagger? I once found a similar one on the internet which I think was attributed to Dagestan, but sadly I didn´t save the page and can´t find it anymore. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th July 2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,230
Posted By AHorsa
Thanks for your comments! Sadly I do not have a...

Thanks for your comments! Sadly I do not have a neither fireplace nor a horse wagon :)




Thats a pretty interesting idea. I meanwhile found some similar examples, but the lions look different...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 4th July 2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,230
Posted By AHorsa
Frisian or Flemish wooden part of a carriage?

Dear All

I just acquired this wooden piece which measured 113 x 33cm and is pretty heavy (I don´t have a scale, but I guess around 20 Kg).
It comes form Friesland but I think it also could be...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd June 2021, 08:46 AM
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Views: 744
Posted By AHorsa
fragment bronze Buddha

Dear All,

I got this fragment of a small bronze Buddha from an estate. It was bought around 1960 in an antique shop in northern Germany.
The fragment is 12.5cm high and weights 270 grams. The...
Forum: European Armoury 18th May 2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,878
Posted By AHorsa
Thanks for the information Victrix. That makes...

Thanks for the information Victrix. That makes sense
Forum: European Armoury 1st May 2021, 07:24 PM
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Views: 6,878
Posted By AHorsa
One more question :) : Have all Zischägges...

One more question :) :
Have all Zischägges originally been blackened or are there assured examples that were originally bare?

Kind regards
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 28th April 2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,878
Posted By AHorsa
Thank you so much for this extensive explanation...

Thank you so much for this extensive explanation and for sharing your knowledge Victrix!



One can move the neck lames slightly but I don´t want to try to what extend as I do not want to damage...
Forum: European Armoury 27th April 2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,878
Posted By AHorsa
Great! Thanks for clarifying this, Victrix. ...

Great! Thanks for clarifying this, Victrix.
That does also mean, that this piece here: https://www.hermann-historica.de/de/auctions/lot/id/33749
is also to date as early as 1618 - 1628. I was...
Forum: European Armoury 27th April 2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,878
Posted By AHorsa
Dear all, I just acquired one of their...

Dear all,

I just acquired one of their brothers. "L" stamp on the nasal bar and the front cap. I wonder if this is a makers mark or an armoury mark.
Here is an example of the armoury in Graz...
Forum: European Armoury 4th April 2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,905
Posted By AHorsa
:) And the French, as this engraving of the...

:)

And the French, as this engraving of the Bartholomaeus-night in 1572 shows.

Kind regards
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 4th April 2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,905
Posted By AHorsa
What an interesting discussion, gentlemen! I...

What an interesting discussion, gentlemen!
I just found this contemporary depiction of a soldier wearing a (comb)Morion in the thirty years war.

Kind regards
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 2nd April 2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,905
Posted By AHorsa
Great remarks, Jim! Thanks for this! This may...

Great remarks, Jim! Thanks for this! This may explain the appearance of the fleur de lis on those helmets - seeking for the protection of the Virgin Mary. I think I´ve also seen praises of Virgin...
Forum: European Armoury 1st April 2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,905
Posted By AHorsa
Thanks for posting the images. Is the second one...

Thanks for posting the images. Is the second one old or modern?
Forum: European Armoury 1st April 2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,905
Posted By AHorsa
What a great find, Fernando! Those figures really...

What a great find, Fernando! Those figures really depict history
Forum: European Armoury 1st April 2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,905
Posted By AHorsa
It would be interesting to see some contemporary...

It would be interesting to see some contemporary images/engravings of that time showing a soldier or a guard wearing such a black and whtie morion or at least a plane morion. As they survived in such...
Forum: European Armoury 1st April 2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,905
Posted By AHorsa
Thank you for the further replies. Yes, this type...

Thank you for the further replies. Yes, this type is described as German about 1580. I doubt that all of this helmets can be attributed to the Munich town guard, as they appear pretty often. But it...
Forum: European Armoury 31st March 2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,905
Posted By AHorsa
Gentlemen, thank you so much for your comments. I...

Gentlemen, thank you so much for your comments. I am really happy to hear that. The helmet was covert with some varnish when I got it, looking quite artificial. And then the light weight.
I just...
Forum: European Armoury 31st March 2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,905
Posted By AHorsa
Having some more looks at it I just found a small...

Having some more looks at it I just found a small area of delamination (attached image) and that the thickness of the material varies at the edges. A cause to be a bit more optimistic? :)
Forum: European Armoury 31st March 2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,905
Posted By AHorsa
more images...

more images...
Forum: European Armoury 31st March 2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,905
Posted By AHorsa
Half of a Morion

Dear all,

I got this half of a Morion together with the Cabasset from my other thread. My expectations are low, especially as it weights just 495g... But you might know better if this is a copy or...
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