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Forum: European Armoury 15th October 2022, 03:15 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
the construction of the rondel, with the metal...

the construction of the rondel, with the metal band on the rim around it, resembles somewhat a 14/15th c basilard in my collection.
Forum: European Armoury 26th September 2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,256
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Dirk, not the helmet but the skull of the...

Hi Dirk, not the helmet but the skull of the helmet is made out of two parts.

I have shown about 50 photos of in and outsides with all the weights of the individual parts, all specialists thought...
Forum: European Armoury 25th September 2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,256
Posted By cornelistromp
I took pictures of the interior and exterior to...

I took pictures of the interior and exterior to the arms & armor fair in London in 2020 and asked a number of armor specialists (Tobias Capwell, Thomas del Mar and a few others) for their opinion....
Forum: European Armoury 20th August 2022, 12:56 PM
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Views: 3,213
Posted By cornelistromp
alternative view: this type is called in Dutch...

alternative view:
this type is called in Dutch Houwdegen = broadsword for the footsoldier/infantry and must be dated much later between 1675-1725.

epee-wallone/walloon sword is a different type...
Forum: European Armoury 16th August 2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,426
Posted By cornelistromp
re: visser collection it is part 3 but not...

re: visser collection
it is part 3 but not really a swords book, focused on dutch 17th and 18th century weapons such as smallswords, hunting hangers, walloon swords etc.

re: Oakeshott
I think...
Forum: European Armoury 15th August 2022, 12:11 PM
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Posted By cornelistromp
herewith my "alternative" view it is not a...

herewith my "alternative" view

it is not a sinclair sabre but a cavalry fighting sword ( reitersabel) of the Dutch-Swedish type. 1630-1660

cf the visser collection part 3 JP Puype Cat 547,...
Forum: European Armoury 21st June 2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,747
Posted By cornelistromp
Udo, thanks a lot, best Jasper

Udo, thanks a lot, best Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 20th June 2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,747
Posted By cornelistromp
@ Corrado26 the picture you posted with the...

@ Corrado26

the picture you posted with the light blue background, can you tell me the source?

thanks + regards
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 14th June 2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,188
Posted By cornelistromp
maybe one of single edged two handed messer or...

maybe one of single edged two handed messer or swords pictured in this thread:

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=15053&highlight=messer

fe post 28 a two handed sword like weapon...
Forum: European Armoury 8th June 2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By cornelistromp
yes there are more of those massive swords dating...

yes there are more of those massive swords dating to the 16th or 15thC

fe the sword of Grutte Pier. Collection Fries Museum Inv. Nr. H 185-C
alloverlength 213cm weight 6.6 KG

and two swords...
Forum: European Armoury 31st May 2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,801
Posted By cornelistromp
No problem, it is a very good not to take...

No problem, it is a very good not to take everything indiscriminately. When I got my Target crossbow back in 2000 I had the same discussion with JP Puype, the former curator of the Army Museum.
Forum: European Armoury 29th May 2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,801
Posted By cornelistromp
It was absolutely your idea and spot on . ...

It was absolutely your idea and spot on .

best,
Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 29th May 2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,801
Posted By cornelistromp
I think they are too early with their dating. ...

I think they are too early with their dating.
attached a few dated examples:
cat no 3 dated 1697
cat no 5 dated 1721
cat no 6 dated 1756

I stay with the 18C dating and target crossbow.

from...
Forum: European Armoury 29th May 2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,901
Posted By cornelistromp
Publication Gothic to medieval swords and helmets

Yesterday received my copy from the book Gothic to Medieval Swords and Helmets. A collection of 53 medieval swords, 1 dagger and 5 helmets coming from the private collection of David Petty, which he...
Forum: European Armoury 29th May 2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,801
Posted By cornelistromp
sorry to re-confirm but it is 100% a Dutch...

sorry to re-confirm but it is 100% a Dutch Flemish target crossbow.

Mine the one on the pictures is even a bit "stronger"
lenght 97cm
width bow 90cm
thickness of bow @ block 2cm!

They are...
Forum: European Armoury 28th May 2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,801
Posted By cornelistromp
It is a Flemish/Dutch target crossbow from the...

It is a Flemish/Dutch target crossbow from the beginning of the 18th century. It is not a combat bow to defend a castle.
With this crossbow, competitions were held, targets in the form of a wooden...
Forum: European Armoury 26th May 2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,512
Posted By cornelistromp
Congrats with this rare and beautiful rapier...

Congrats with this rare and beautiful rapier Dirk.

you're right, I don't actually collect rapiers but for this rare one I could make an exception.

after seeing your pictures, I regret not...
Forum: European Armoury 15th May 2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,747
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Corrado, it is that I know these Texts on...

Hi Corrado, it is that I know these Texts on "Reiterschwerter" because it is always not easy to decipher best, jasper
Forum: European Armoury 15th May 2022, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,747
Posted By cornelistromp
Text on the blade is: VINCERE AUT MORI= ...

Text on the blade is:

VINCERE AUT MORI= either to conquer or to die.

SOLI DEO GLORIA = Glory to God alone

multiple examples of above can be found in the Bern historical museum.

best,...
Forum: European Armoury 9th May 2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,710
Posted By cornelistromp
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=154...

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=15455

post 16
Forum: European Armoury 6th May 2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,625
Posted By cornelistromp
Looks good with the brass plate between the wood...

Looks good with the brass plate between the wood and the iron plate.

The condition of the blade is sublime, almost too good to be true, but I am not yet 100% convinced that it is a newer replaced...
Forum: European Armoury 24th April 2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,512
Posted By cornelistromp
@werecow Il museo Stibbert -Boccia book 3 ** ...

@werecow
Il museo Stibbert -Boccia book 3 **

@ merenti
the rapier and small-sword 1460-1820-Norman and Barne
Forum: European Armoury 24th April 2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,512
Posted By cornelistromp
What a coincidence, Iam from Leiden and I was...

What a coincidence, Iam from Leiden and I was bidding on this rapier yesterday afternoon, bought a hunting sword so we can combine shipping :-)
I stopped at a certain point because I was not sure...
Forum: European Armoury 12th April 2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,926
Posted By cornelistromp
in German language but absolutely worth buying,...

in German language but absolutely worth buying, very good reference work.
Forum: European Armoury 23rd February 2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,437
Posted By cornelistromp
In these last photos the rapier looks much much...

In these last photos the rapier looks much much better in any case, as far as the 1 1/2 hander is concerned, it is interesting to know whether the crosses are engraved or debossed/punched.

best,
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