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Hugo Guertin Beaudry




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PostPosted: Thu 08 Nov, 2007 7:34 am    Post subject: The runing wolf         Reply with quote

Hi everyone!

I'm looking for the Passau running wolf , I would like to see it , so if some one could refer me or send me a pic I would really appreciate
sorry for my english
Hugo from Qc
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PostPosted: Thu 08 Nov, 2007 9:17 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

The Running Wolf mark,of Passau,or Solingen, on the blade of a Scottish claymore & another version on a Scottish baskethilt.




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PostPosted: Thu 08 Nov, 2007 10:23 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Pg. 109 of Wagner's "Cut and Thrust Weapons".

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PostPosted: Thu 08 Nov, 2007 12:37 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Here is one off my rapier blade

Mac, thanks for posting that Wagner's!

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PostPosted: Sat 10 Nov, 2007 8:26 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Man, what's up with the 15:th century mark? Looks more like a running whale then a running wolf. WTF?!
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PostPosted: Sat 10 Nov, 2007 1:26 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Two running wolf markings on the blade of an 18th century German Hunting sword.

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PostPosted: Sat 10 Nov, 2007 2:06 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

1.) Running donkey
2.) Running Rhino
3.) Running inch worm
4.) Running wildabeast
5.) Running primeval horse
6.) Running scottish terrir holding a stick in his mouth
7.) Running bronco
8.) Running bronco while tap dancing
9.) Running carp
10.) Running dingo
11.) Running parakeet
12.) Running yorkshire terrier
13.) Running toad
14.) Running wolf (gasp!)
15.) Running squirrel
16.) Running tree frog

All kidding aside, thanks for posting this, I'm quite interested Happy

Ben, your running wolf doesn't seem to match any of the above...?
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PostPosted: Sun 11 Nov, 2007 9:40 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

A couple of different examples from two different 17th century blades.


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PostPosted: Sun 11 Nov, 2007 2:58 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Another running wolf mark on the blade of the following Scottish baskethilt.
-- *Photo: Ron Luciano, shot at the Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow, 2004.

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A.1952.31.b - John Napier of Glasgow
Hilt signed IN over G speculated
to be that of John Napier of Glasgow
Culter admitted Burgess
in 1654 (died by 1694).
Silver plaque, at the base
of the knuckle plate, marked
WEK surmounted by
an Earl's coronet.
* Charles Whitelaw believed
this to be for William, Earl of Kilmarnock.
(Kilmarnock was beheaded in England
for his part in the 1745 Jacobite
Rising). Weight - 3 lbs. 2oz.



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PostPosted: Wed 26 Feb, 2014 11:11 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

I would like to contribute to this topic, this is Passau wolf from the sword in Belgrade museum. Its dating is disputable, but most agree that it is from the 15th century. Could this mark proove or disproove its dating?

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