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by Kurt Alex
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Historical Heraldry
Topic: Armorial Loutsch
Replies: 0
Views: 2163

Armorial Loutsch

Hello to all, For those interested in the heraldry of the region around Luxembourg/Luxemburg, Daniel Elperding has redrawn the arms collected in what is known as the Armorial Loutsch after the original compiler of these historical family arms. A list of family names with blasons and images (click on...
by Kurt Alex
Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: New Arms Registrations
Topic: Ramon Bravo Gonzalez No.0440
Replies: 5
Views: 2514

Re: Ramon Bravo Gonzalez No.0440

Good timing for the holiday. "I Saw Three Ships", eh?

Happy Heraldic Holidays

Image

Regards from South Carolina

Kurt
by Kurt Alex
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Historical Heraldry
Topic: New renditions of arms in various armorials
Replies: 3
Views: 1845

Re: New renditions of arms in various armorials

Hello Michael, The stars are intended to be in a rather random pattern much as real stars in the sky. In this case, I think the less-used expression 'accompanied by' would be preferable to semee or the like. No particular constellation in mind. Thanks for asking, though. Do you by chance have a comm...
by Kurt Alex
Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Historical Heraldry
Topic: New renditions of arms in various armorials
Replies: 3
Views: 1845

New renditions of arms in various armorials

Hello all, Here is a website with a German name http://wappenwiki.org but with explanatory texts in English. The site covers a variety of topics of heraldic interest, including new renderings/renditions of the arms found in quite a few medieval armorials. Click the link at the top of the home page t...
by Kurt Alex
Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Historical Heraldry
Topic: Searching in Siebmacher
Replies: 1
Views: 1218

Re: Searching in Siebmacher

Here is another link worth trying from the Consortium of European Research Libraries.

http://data.cerl.org/siebmacher/_search

Regards from SC

Kurt
by Kurt Alex
Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Blazon
Topic: Gorsuch - 2nd Opinion
Replies: 8
Views: 9479

Re: Gorsuch - 2nd Opinion

Hello Michael, Actually, as I learned very recently from the American Heraldry Society's Facebook page (never visited it until very recently) as well as from a link to a listing early American arms at the AHS's own site, our new Supreme Court Justice is a direct descendant in the Gorsuch line that b...
by Kurt Alex
Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Other Heraldry
Topic: I know I sound dense,but I want to get this straight
Replies: 15
Views: 6369

Re: I know I sound dense,but I want to get this straight

Hi Joe, After some further sleuthing, I am beginning to wonder which is correct, 2 bends or 2 bends sinister. Take at look at the image at the top of this page https://www.historisches-lexikon-bayerns.de/Lexikon/Hutten,_Adelsfamilie , and then farther down on the page where the 'Ahnenproble' (pedigr...
by Kurt Alex
Thu Aug 24, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Heraldic Books & CDs
Topic: Illus. to Rietstaps
Replies: 8
Views: 3448

Re: Illus. to Rietstaps

Thanks for the info and for posting my heraldic dabbling Martin. Just saw the Attach file box at the bottom.

Regards from South Carolina

Kurt
by Kurt Alex
Thu Aug 24, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Other Heraldry
Topic: I know I sound dense,but I want to get this straight
Replies: 15
Views: 6369

Re: I know I sound dense,but I want to get this straight

Hi Joe, Regarding the party per Argent and Gules arms you posted, you might wish to contact the C.A. Starke Verlag in Germany to see if the current Hessisches Familienwappenbuch or the earlier Rhein-Mainisches Wappenbuch (pub. 1943) contains any arms for the Zipfel family. Many family arms granted l...
by Kurt Alex
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Heraldic Books & CDs
Topic: Imperial Ennoblements in Austrian State Archives
Replies: 0
Views: 1158

Imperial Ennoblements in Austrian State Archives

The following link http://archivportal.at/archivplansuche.aspx?ID=2724711 will take you to a page in the Austrian State Archives where it is possible to search for names and COAs in the 'Reichsadelsakte' (Acts of Imperial Ennoblement). The basic instructions on the page are in English. Other archive...
by Kurt Alex
Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Other Heraldry
Topic: QUARTERLY EN EQUERRE
Replies: 6
Views: 1961

Re: QUARTERLY EN EQUERRE

Here is some info for those interested in such From a 2005 thread http://www.heraldik-wappen.de/viewtopic.php?t=1284 in the German Heraldik im Netz forum, there are 21 COAs with a 'Hakenkreuz' (aka swastika) in Siemacher. Names and dates are listed by German heraldrist and genealogist Friedhard Pfei...
by Kurt Alex
Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Heraldic Books & CDs
Topic: Illus. to Rietstaps
Replies: 8
Views: 3448

Re: Illus. to Rietstaps

P.S. Where do you post images to get them to appear in this forum? The link(s) above work for me the the German Heraldik im Netz forum, but apparently not here.

Kurt
by Kurt Alex
Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Heraldic Books & CDs
Topic: Illus. to Rietstaps
Replies: 8
Views: 3448

Re: Illus. to Rietstaps

Hi Joseph, Sorry for the delayed 'Thank you'. I was also familiar with these from the now-defunct 'myblazon' website that existed until recently. Possibly of interest to you and other is this link http://boutique.genealogie.com/v4/genealogie/blasons.mvc/findbyname to colored renderings (albeit water...
by Kurt Alex
Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Heraldic Books & CDs
Topic: Online Heraldic Resources
Replies: 1
Views: 3343

Re: Online Heraldic Resources

Also posting this information here, since it is an online resource. Here is a website in English that I believe many might find useful and enjoyable http://heraldica.hypotheses.org/ in particular, the digitized armorials here http://heraldica.hypotheses.org/1770 under Resources and Tools. Regards fr...
by Kurt Alex
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Historical Heraldry
Topic: Searching in Siebmacher
Replies: 1
Views: 1218

Searching in Siebmacher

For those with some command of German blazon terminology and an interest in searching Siebmacher, here is a link that is quite useful when used properly. Results are listed by Siebmacher volume, with the full blazon in German. No images. Please note: blazon terms entered must be in German. Instead o...
by Kurt Alex
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Heraldic Books & CDs
Topic: Illus. to Rietstaps
Replies: 8
Views: 3448

Re: Illus. to Rietstaps

Hello Joseph,
Are you continuing with this project? I would be glad to hear from you since we are at least in the same part of the country (more or less).
Regards from South Carolina
Kurt
by Kurt Alex
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Historical Heraldry
Topic: Heraldica Nova website
Replies: 0
Views: 1164

Heraldica Nova website

Here is a website in English that I believe many might find useful and enjoyable

http://heraldica.hypotheses.org/

in particular, the digitized armorials here

http://heraldica.hypotheses.org/1770

under Resources and Tools.

Regards from South Casrolina

Kurt Alex
by Kurt Alex
Fri May 12, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: New Arms Registrations
Topic: Dr. George M. Burden, Baron of Seabegs No.0417
Replies: 11
Views: 7477

Re: Dr. George M. Burden, Baron of Seabegs No.0417

To all who enjoy a bit of etymology now and again. From www. phrases.org.uk In spades Meaning In abundance; very much. Origin It's easy to believe that this expression derives from the imagery of digging with spades and that 'in spades' is just short for 'in spadefuls'. However, the spades concerned...
by Kurt Alex
Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Blazon
Topic: Gorsuch - 2nd Opinion
Replies: 8
Views: 9479

Re: Gorsuch - 2nd Opinion

Neil Gorsuch - Candidate for US Supreme Court

A Google search for Gorsuch COA yields 3 additional COAs associated with the Gorsuch name. Can anyone provide more background information on these?

Regards from South Carolina/USA

Kurt
by Kurt Alex
Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Blazon
Topic: Blazon this
Replies: 18
Views: 10001

Re: Blazon this

Hi Chris,
Just sent the PN again ("Message Sent" appeared and message appears in Outbox, but not under Sent messages for some reason).
Regards from South Carolina
Kurt
by Kurt Alex
Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Blazon
Topic: Blazon this
Replies: 18
Views: 10001

Re: Blazon this

Hi Chris,
Something went awry. I will try to send the PN once again.
Regards from South Carolina
Kurt
by Kurt Alex
Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Blazon
Topic: Blazon this
Replies: 18
Views: 10001

Re: Blazon this

Hello Chris,

Thanks for the response. Please see the PN I sent regarding the IAAH registration.

Regards from South Carolina
Kurt
by Kurt Alex
Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Blazon
Topic: Blazon this
Replies: 18
Views: 10001

Re: Blazon this

So, what is a Leisten? Glad to provide some clarification via links for those interested. As I am bilingual German-English, I will advise against using Google translate because of the specialized nature of the terminology. First of all, 'Leisten" is the plural of "Leiste". However, we really need to...