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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th November 2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By Kubur
I see you want the Legion d honneur... :)...

I see you want the Legion d honneur...
:)

Pitt Rivers Museum

http://web.prm.ox.ac.uk/weapons/
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th November 2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Kubur
Something similar with this excellent actor,...

Something similar
with this excellent actor, Wesley Snipes...
:D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st November 2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By Kubur
The first one has a North Indian scabbard or with...

The first one has a North Indian scabbard or with Afghan fittings.
I can't say nothing about the second one as you showed us only the blade...
:shrug:
About Russian,Russian collectors have money, a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Kubur
Hi my friend it's more a small cretan...

Hi my friend

it's more a small cretan knife

yes


the silver chased scabbard is really well made,

yes, for the medium part and no, the top and the tip are not good.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By Kubur
Very Indian to me But to be safe I would say at...

Very Indian to me
But to be safe I would say at 99.9% in a triangle between India, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan.
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th November 2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By Kubur
Hi Erythrean Ottoman knife...

Hi

Erythrean Ottoman knife 1900

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=23364&highlight=syrian+knife

But Syrian knives have very similar hilts.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,434
Posted By Kubur
Eric you are right plus Germans and Japanese were...

Eric you are right plus Germans and Japanese were good friends during WWII...
The problem is locking mechanism, plus the habaki plus the seppa.
Das ist sehr much.

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th October 2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,434
Posted By Kubur
The blade is not Japanese only the habaki, the...

The blade is not Japanese
only the habaki, the seppa (soldered or moulded to the guard that's strange)
and the lock system only on shin gunto
so the sword has to be post wwII
The rest is very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th October 2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,434
Posted By Kubur
I don't like the word tourist, I think decorative...

I don't like the word tourist, I think decorative would be better.
Question: do you have a sharp blade? The clip point blade is not Japanese.
About the argument
"tourist sabre or something like...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th October 2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,434
Posted By Kubur
I think it's a fantasy sword with Japanese WWII...

I think it's a fantasy sword with Japanese WWII features
The real sword should look like this
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th October 2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By Kubur
Sure and yours was probably caped with a brass or...

Sure and yours was probably caped with a brass or iron finial.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By Kubur
I agree with all the above. This knife is a...

I agree with all the above.

This knife is a proper knife, from the turn of 1900. They are very common and most of the time very cheap, the price of a cigarette pack.

They are from the same family...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By Kubur
I always target my wife with some old guns as a...

I always target my wife with some old guns as a joke
I shouldn't, look what I found in a 19th c. pistol

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=20033&highlight=barrel+powder

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By Kubur
:) I can tell you why they call them...

:)
I can tell you why they call them parade.
Because they are colourful and look fragile.
If all the shields made of straw, wood or leather were parade shields, we won't have a lot of battle...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By Kubur
Hi! Where are the parade shields?

Hi!
Where are the parade shields?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By Kubur
Hi Martin, Yes I can. As you can see the...

Hi Martin,

Yes I can.
As you can see the Ottoman shield is much bigger 40 to 50cm.
The wickerwork is much better on the Turkish Ottoman shields.
Only the central part is made of iron, there is no...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By Kubur
Kalkan shield

I decided to go out of the woods when I saw the discussion on the kalkan shield.

The kalkan is NOT an Ottoman shield. It's a Kurdish shield.

It's the reason why you can find it in Turkey.

The only...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By Kubur
No words... I'm speechless Plus it was...

No words... I'm speechless
Plus it was gilded
very similar to this one (not mine unfortunately)
top top dhal congrats
:p
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By Kubur
It's very interesting, thank you. I was thinking...

It's very interesting, thank you.
I was thinking that it was a fantasy sword because of the ridiculous dragon head then I saw some golok with such grotesque heads...
As you said the wood doesnt look...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By Kubur
# Thank you Battara Jose

#
Thank you Battara Jose
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By Kubur
Hi mmmmm I would say a mix between a dhal shield...

Hi

mmmmm I would say a mix between a dhal shield and an Indian shield

;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By Kubur
golok? on steroids

Hi Guys

Do you know what is this???
It's very long 1m....

Thanks
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,341
Posted By Kubur
Very high quality blades, more likely early...

Very high quality blades, more likely early 19th
Look...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,427
Posted By Kubur
Hi Guys I have two of these one recent from Chad...

Hi Guys

I have two of these
one recent from Chad 1970ties
and the old one from Sudan, but I think it's from Chad too...
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,035
Posted By Kubur
Extremely interesting Do you know if they were...

Extremely interesting
Do you know if they were designed for the Ottoman / Turkish market too?
(with the flag)
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