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Forum: European Armoury 6th May 2022, 06:50 PM
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Posted By AHorsa
Of course :)

Of course :)
Forum: European Armoury 6th May 2022, 05:50 AM
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Posted By AHorsa
That´s a pretty interesting point! I did never...

That´s a pretty interesting point! I did never pay attention to the form of the flower. Just looked at it as a flower pot mark. It indeed looks pretty much like the flower pot is filled with tulips!...
Forum: European Armoury 5th May 2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,835
Posted By AHorsa
Dear Victrix, thank you very much for your...

Dear Victrix,

thank you very much for your important information on Swedish sword production! These information and the fact that it was found in Northern Germany make it indeed not so likely,...
Forum: European Armoury 26th April 2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,835
Posted By AHorsa
Dear all, allow me to fetch up this old...

Dear all,

allow me to fetch up this old thread. It´s now nearly 10 Years I own this piece and it still won´t let me go. From time to time I do a bit of research on it and my biggest dream is to...
Forum: European Armoury 26th April 2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By AHorsa
Good find, BBKing. But I am pretty sure the blade...

Good find, BBKing. But I am pretty sure the blade doen´t come from Idar-Oberstein.




Of course I meant "foot-soldier" not "food-soldier" :D
Forum: European Armoury 24th April 2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By AHorsa
Hi that´s an Austrian Füsiliersäbel (food...

Hi

that´s an Austrian Füsiliersäbel (food soldier sable) M1765. Nice piece.
Forum: European Armoury 9th April 2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By AHorsa
What a beauty! Congratulations. No14 stands for...

What a beauty! Congratulations. No14 stands for weapon 14 of the unit (likely the regiment). I also assume that the chifre is the owners acronym
Forum: European Armoury 5th March 2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,664
Posted By AHorsa
That's a phantastic piece of history. Must be an...

That's a phantastic piece of history. Must be an unbelievable feeling to hold it in your hand knowing it's way through historical happenings and persons. Congratulations!
Forum: European Armoury 27th December 2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,378
Posted By AHorsa
This is a modern copy. Regards Andreas

This is a modern copy.

Regards
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 26th December 2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,401
Posted By AHorsa
Merry Christmas to you and all the best for 2022!

Merry Christmas to you and all the best for 2022!
Forum: European Armoury 24th December 2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By AHorsa
The decor and mascarons are renaissance elements...

The decor and mascarons are renaissance elements I would say which fit rather to the 16th than 17th c. But others might know more about the overall style of that piece, which is indeed a very...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd December 2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By AHorsa
Hello, that´s a historism piece from the...

Hello,

that´s a historism piece from the late 19th century or later.
Forum: European Armoury 23rd December 2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,086
Posted By AHorsa
That´s an interesting object! Thanks for sharing....

That´s an interesting object! Thanks for sharing. But I think in this context it is a misunderstanding: The Turk Heads I was writing about are the ones engraved in the blade, not the wire work :)
Forum: European Armoury 21st December 2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,086
Posted By AHorsa
Thanks for your comments gentlemen. ...

Thanks for your comments gentlemen.

@toaster: yes, the hilt is indeed very similiar. Do you have information "Martino Antonio"? I am asking, as I wonder how those pieces can be dated. I always...
Forum: European Armoury 19th December 2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,086
Posted By AHorsa
Austrian Felddegen / campaign sword

Dear all,

I recently acquired this felddegen. The hilt is of classical shape. The engravings on the blade show floral decoration as well as a turkish head on each side which can be linked to the...
Forum: Swap Forum 17th December 2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,833
Posted By AHorsa
now 150€ + shipping :)

now 150€ + shipping :)
Forum: Swap Forum 10th December 2021, 05:47 PM
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Views: 1,833
Posted By AHorsa
new price: 170€+ shipping

new price: 170€+ shipping
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,891
Posted By AHorsa
Hi Pitt, the hilt is likely to stem from...

Hi Pitt,

the hilt is likely to stem from 18th century (2nd half) smallsword.
I can´t tell anything about the blade.


Cheers
Andreas
Forum: European Armoury 8th December 2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,401
Posted By AHorsa
This is a wonderful parade helmet. Taking into...

This is a wonderful parade helmet. Taking into account its value, I wouldn't do anything to it if I was not well known to conservation. I think the best option is to bring it to a good restorer....
Forum: Swap Forum 6th December 2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,833
Posted By AHorsa
Persian or North Indian Khandjar

For sell:

Persian or North Indian Khandjar.
The grip with some strong damages (see pictures).
The inscription means Muhammad Ja'far 1213 (1798-9 AD). Was discussed in the forum.
Overall length...
Forum: European Armoury 28th October 2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,034
Posted By AHorsa
What a beauty! I love the consistent decorative...

What a beauty! I love the consistent decorative elements. Congrats and thanks for showing!
Forum: European Armoury 18th October 2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,855
Posted By AHorsa
Cruisader sword found in Isreal

FYI:

https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/900-year-old-crusader-sword-found-by-scuba-diver-off-israels-coast-682306

Kind regards
Andreas
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,833
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
Replies: 14
Views: 2,833
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
Replies: 14
Views: 2,833
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?
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