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Forum: European Armoury 21st June 2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By cornelistromp
Udo, thanks a lot, best Jasper

Udo, thanks a lot, best Jasper
Forum: European Armoury 20th June 2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
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, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
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, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
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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, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
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, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
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, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
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, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
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, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
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, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
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, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
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, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
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, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
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, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,424
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, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,555
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, 05:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
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, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,183
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, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,839
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, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,317
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,
Forum: European Armoury 21st February 2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,317
Posted By cornelistromp
I noticed that the 11/2 sword was auctioned this...

I noticed that the 11/2 sword was auctioned this February 18 in Heidelberg as a ( probably) 18/19th century Victorian piece. The other sword in this auction a rapier, 19th century in the style of 50...
Forum: European Armoury 16th January 2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,906
Posted By cornelistromp
It has become a strange reality, often the dealer...

It has become a strange reality, often the dealer does not know exactly whether the piece is right or not, but a reliable dealer will always have to find a solution instead of caveat emptor.
Some...
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,906
Posted By cornelistromp
Lee you are 99,9% right on the other hand, a...

Lee you are 99,9% right
on the other hand, a university study costs money.
The mistakes that every collector and researcher makes in his career also cost money. I have a separate exhibition bucket...
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,906
Posted By cornelistromp
as in my previous post, I still leave open the...

as in my previous post, I still leave open the possibility that it is a fantasy sword, however from the 16th century.

Of course if you only base on the style, I don't know anything from the 16th...
Forum: European Armoury 25th December 2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,906
Posted By cornelistromp
the outerline of the engraving the pommel and the...

the outerline of the engraving the pommel and the guard were done with a hammer and chisel, this was not unusual. see example.
everything looks very good just because the design of the hilt, guard...
Forum: European Armoury 19th December 2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,906
Posted By cornelistromp
Hi Ulfberth, re the Sword of the bodyguard of...

Hi Ulfberth, re the Sword of the bodyguard of Duke Julius of Brunswick.
These are different techniques, the quillon is chiseled and the blade is etched.

For the rest i agree with you, like the...
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