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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th August 2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi and welcome to the forum. As you surely must...

Hi and welcome to the forum.
As you surely must have read, the rules are that the whole weapon must also be shown. Maybe you then will get an answer to your question.
Forum: European Armoury 29th July 2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Try to find a forum where they discuss coat of...

Try to find a forum where they discuss coat of arms. They should be able to help you further - good luck.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd July 2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,532
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The khanjarli shown in post 23 has a strange...

The khanjarli shown in post 23 has a strange redish colour. I have been told by Oliver Pinchot that the former owner Rochard R. Wagner used to wrap his weapons in some armoury plastic meant for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,692
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Marius, you are right. Most doent think of...

Marius, you are right. Most doent think of this.


Ariel, ha, ha, yes you are right - there are honest firms - but you will have to look for them.


Will, why do you bid in Europe when you know the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,692
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Many shipping companies, almost all, will not...

Many shipping companies, almost all, will not transport weapons of any kind.
I think you will have to contact the international shipping companies working in Greece, to ask if they will do it, and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I think 'Katar arms' have lost interest in the...

I think 'Katar arms' have lost interest in the subject - so why did he ask the question?
Forum: European Armoury 18th July 2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I have a small, privetly printed, booklet in...

I have a small, privetly printed, booklet in Danish, saying thet the blank parts are meant to be silver and the crossed parts are meant to be black.
I am not a specislist when it comes to coat of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I think Ulfbrecht on the European forum Hand and...

I think Ulfbrecht on the European forum Hand and a Halfsword (post 10) explains it very good.
More decoration cost more money and these things were very costly even in those day's. Blade marks don't...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
One can wonder why the stamps sometimes are in...

One can wonder why the stamps sometimes are in such a bad state, as they are supposed to mean 'European quality'.
Maybe the stamps themselves were worn, or the one who put the stamps on the blades...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Attached is an example of an Indian blade with...

Attached is an example of an Indian blade with copied European stamps.
Notice how uneven the stamps have been made, on one side the letters start 20 cm from the quillon block, and on the other side...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th July 2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I dont know much about the bichaq but the numbers...

I dont know much about the bichaq but the numbers seem to be arabic.
1224(?) if this is correct it should be AD 1809.
From what I can see from your pictures, the markings seem at be copies of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Looking forward to see some more pictures, but...

Looking forward to see some more pictures, but please remove some of the background, so we dont have to scroll to read your text.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Be aware of, that deep stamps were made while the...

Be aware of, that deep stamps were made while the blade was still very hot, and not so deep stamps were made on a 'cold' blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
bsingh, your sword seems to be what we mostly...

bsingh, your sword seems to be what we mostly call a tegha. You may not have seen this marking before, but as Jim writes, they were used together with many other markings, copying European markings...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Welcom to the forum. Please show the whole sword....

Welcom to the forum.
Please show the whole sword. Why do you think it is the kind of sword you write it is?
The mark can be seen on many Indian swords, sometimes only one mark, but mostly several...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st July 2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,426
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is another picture.

Here is another picture.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st July 2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,426
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is another Patissa. Western India. Probably...

Here is another Patissa. Western India. Probably late 15th century. Total length 100 cm, blade length 89 cm. See cat. pp. 350-353.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ed, you are right, in this case as in many other...

Ed, you are right, in this case as in many other cases, but many does not recognice this.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Although this thread is quite old there are many...

Although this thread is quite old there are many interestihttp://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=10693&highlight=Tulwar+Hilt+Typesng posts
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Charles, these weapons are not my speciallity, as...

Charles, these weapons are not my speciallity, as you well know, but I take my hat off to you for showing it before and after, you did a very fine job.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I can only agree with Ariel - please start...

I can only agree with Ariel - please start cleaning the blade:-).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Bhushan, Thank you for the correction.

Bhushan, Thank you for the correction.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hmm, I doubt how old the dot markings are -...

Hmm, I doubt how old the dot markings are - filled with some yellowish fluid.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I am afrait that Ariel is right in his...

I am afrait that Ariel is right in his judgement.
Whne it comes to the dot marking it seems to me that i could be Kutch script, numbers and letters - strange with the dots inbetween. 51 . 21 . ? . ?...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,426
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Kubur, try Sultans of the South. Arts of Indian's...

Kubur, try Sultans of the South. Arts of Indian's Deccan Courts 1323-1687. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 2008. Robert Elgood, Swords in the Deccan in the Sixteenth and Sewenteenth Centuries; Their...
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