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Felix Kratzer





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PostPosted: Mon 23 Jun, 2014 9:15 am    Post subject: hounskull from 16th century perspective         Reply with quote

Hi everyone,

just googled the net for battle of Sempach and came across this interesting 16th century drawing:

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schlacht_bei_Sem...l_1513.jpg

take a close look at the visors/"faces" of the bascinets!! Probably the artist had only a vague idea of the "pigface"... :-)
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Edward Lee




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PostPosted: Mon 23 Jun, 2014 3:47 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

It looks like couple of them are wearing the houndskull bascinet on the left without any sort of neck defense.
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