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Forum: European Armoury 28th July 2021, 11:22 AM
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Posted By DavidIEvans
Thanks for that

Thanks for that
Forum: European Armoury 27th July 2021, 07:07 PM
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Posted By DavidIEvans
Matchlock firearms that are generally of a...

Matchlock firearms that are generally of a smaller bore, lighter and shorter than a full musket.

A caliver or schützenrohr from c.1600 would generally be about 14mm to 17mm in calibre whilst a...
Forum: European Armoury 27th July 2021, 02:34 PM
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Posted By DavidIEvans
Schützenrohr or Caliver

Has anyone got any pictures of any of the schützenrohr or calivers in the Landeszeug-haus Graz ?

I'm aware of the images of the reproductions made some years back on the engerisser.de website but...
Forum: European Armoury 19th July 2020, 10:55 AM
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Posted By DavidIEvans
Forgot another point The edges where the...

Forgot another point

The edges where the metal is folded over looks OK and a period technique, rather than wrapping the fold around wire.

For examples of other helmets of the same style look...
Forum: European Armoury 19th July 2020, 10:53 AM
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Posted By DavidIEvans
The same thickness all over is a little...

The same thickness all over is a little concerning as that indicates rolled plate, not hammered plate. But it's

Weight wise it's fine.

The other area that concerns me is the lack of washers....
Forum: European Armoury 18th July 2020, 03:24 PM
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Views: 10,872
Posted By DavidIEvans
Cabasset

Where did this come from ? Provenance ?

Any pictures of the insides as I'd like to see any washers left in place
Forum: European Armoury 12th July 2020, 11:09 AM
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Posted By DavidIEvans
This is one of the various pieces from the former...

This is one of the various pieces from the former Littlecote collection and now generally considered to be post Civil War, 1660-1690 ish
Forum: European Armoury 23rd April 2020, 02:33 PM
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Posted By DavidIEvans
Thank you

A quick look indicates there is one so an email dropped to them to check.

Many Thanks :)
Forum: European Armoury 20th April 2020, 10:37 AM
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Posted By DavidIEvans
Pattern proto mortury sword Royal Armouries

There a small group of 9 swords in the Royal Armouries with a single example of the style in the National Army Museum that all look like this
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Forum: European Armoury 19th April 2020, 05:20 PM
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Posted By DavidIEvans
Breaks

Is there any sign of something having been welded to the arms at any point ?

I'm asking as the sword you posted doesn't appear to show any signs of something having been broken.
Forum: European Armoury 24th March 2020, 11:05 AM
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Posted By DavidIEvans
There are 2 possibilities here. 1) That...

There are 2 possibilities here.

1) That this is the 9th musket in the company commanded by an officer of the name.

2)That this is a private musket held in a communal armoury, either for use...
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2018, 04:15 PM
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Posted By DavidIEvans
Try here ...

Try here

http://www.hermann-historica-archiv.de/auktion/hhm47.pl?f=NR&c=32221&t=temartic_2_GB&db=kat47_2.txt
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2018, 03:56 PM
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Posted By DavidIEvans
Depicted in paintings

Have a look here at this painting. Centre left one figure stood looking down at the figure kneeling, just to their right laid on the floor
...
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2018, 03:41 PM
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Posted By DavidIEvans
Another one

There's also this one

http://www.hermann-historica-archiv.de/auktion/hhm61.pl?db=kat61_w.txt&f=ZAEHLER&c=1522&t=temartic_W_GB&co=19
Forum: European Armoury 21st March 2018, 03:11 PM
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Views: 5,649
Posted By DavidIEvans
sword

I found these images here so I've emailed for details

http://www.historica-arma.de/historische-waffen/blankwaffen/degen-steirisch-um-1620-nr-99/
Forum: European Armoury 20th March 2018, 11:57 AM
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Views: 5,649
Posted By DavidIEvans
Images as promised

Looks like the images didn't attach so here they are
Forum: European Armoury 19th March 2018, 10:45 AM
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Views: 5,649
Posted By DavidIEvans
STYRIAN RIDING SWORD

I tripped across this article online https://www.ceeol.com/search/article-detail?id=515378 and downloaded for a read as the style of sword is interesting to me. Attached is images of other...
Forum: European Armoury 24th February 2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,860
Posted By DavidIEvans
Helmet style

Has anyone seen any helmet as depicted in the De Gheyn engravings from about 1607 as attached
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