Info Favorites Register Log in
myArmoury.com Discussion Forums

Forum index Memberlist Usergroups Spotlight Topics Search
Forum Index > Historical Arms Talk > identifying a photograph of an early side sword Reply to topic
This is a standard topic  
Author Message
Kel Rekuta




Location: Toronto, Canada
Joined: 10 Feb 2004
Likes: 1 page

Posts: 601

PostPosted: Sat 07 May, 2016 5:48 pm    Post subject: identifying a photograph of an early side sword         Reply with quote

Hi!

Haven't been around this forum for a while but I can't think of a better collection of people who might have seen this display of swords. I am interested in the sword in the middle of the rack. It's guard and pommel are similar to those Peter Johnnson designed for the Albion Marozzo product.

What I would really like to know is:

Where is this?
What are the blade dimensions, etc?
Who might have taken the photos?

The photos are tagged August or September, 2006 with a Canon camera. My file seems to have been created March 2016, which I suppose is when I found the images.

Can anyone help me out with this search?

Thanks!


https://www.flickr.com/photos/23369380@N04/shares/3rWsZ3
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website
Alexander Ehlers




Location: Utah
Joined: 21 Jul 2015
Likes: 7 pages

Posts: 39

PostPosted: Mon 09 May, 2016 5:11 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

The most I can tell you is that it's a Type X Oakeshott blade but with a very short fuller.
Or you can just say it's a typical 16th Century Broadsword blade.
But the hilt though, due to the lack of ornate protection, I would date it to the very late 15th to very early 16th century.

Never give up without giving a fight, fighting is an opportunity for victory.
View user's profile Send private message Yahoo Messenger
T. Kew




Location: Cambridge, UK
Joined: 21 Apr 2012

Posts: 168

PostPosted: Mon 09 May, 2016 11:49 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

If you are going to apply an Oakeshott type to that blade, by far the most appropriate would be Type XIX.
Instructor and scholar, Cambridge HEMA
View user's profile Send private message
Shahril Dzulkifli




Location: Malaysia
Joined: 13 Dec 2007
Likes: 1 page

Posts: 1,265

PostPosted: Sun 15 May, 2016 7:53 am    Post subject: Identifying a photograph of an early side sword         Reply with quote


If I'm correct, Alexander's description refers to sword no. 2.
Its blade says something on it.

“You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength”

- Marcus Aurelius
View user's profile Send private message


Display posts from previous:   
Forum Index > Historical Arms Talk > identifying a photograph of an early side sword
Page 1 of 1 Reply to topic
All times are GMT - 8 Hours

View previous topic :: View next topic
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum






All contents © Copyright 2003-2018 myArmoury.com — All rights reserved
Discussion forums powered by phpBB © The phpBB Group
Switch to the Basic Low-bandwidth Version of the forum