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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania Yesterday, 07:58 PM
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Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Rick, A really interesting belt if I may say...

Hi Rick,
A really interesting belt if I may say so. Just a guess, but maybe Japanese due to the many Lotus shaped bits and emblems.............
Possibly the slots on the two outer "joiners" could be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Ivo, Lovely Tanchika. Thanks for showing. Is...

Hi Ivo,
Lovely Tanchika. Thanks for showing.
Is it possible that the muzzle is slightly belled at the mouth?. This could explain the apparent large bore....
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By kahnjar1
Lovely daggers and not modern IMHO. I see no...

Lovely daggers and not modern IMHO. I see no reference anywhere requesting value, or that these are for sale. I see the owners display cabinet with lots of other interesting things in it! The daggers...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Tim, OK a straight answer to your question....

Hi Tim,
OK a straight answer to your question. Yes it COULD fit, BUT as Richard says it seems to me to be rather impractical for the reasons already mentioned, and for that matter it could fit...
Forum: Swap Forum 24th August 2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By kahnjar1
OK US$260........

OK US$260........
Forum: Swap Forum 24th August 2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,648
Posted By kahnjar1
SOLD THANKS

SOLD THANKS
Forum: Swap Forum 23rd August 2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,648
Posted By kahnjar1
ON HOLD THANKS

ON HOLD THANKS
Forum: Swap Forum 22nd August 2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,648
Posted By kahnjar1
Make me an offer please.......or trade me...

Make me an offer please.......or trade me something interesting.
They are taking up much needed space.
Forum: Swap Forum 21st August 2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,648
Posted By kahnjar1
.....so what do you want to pay for these? :mad: ...

.....so what do you want to pay for these? :mad: :mad:
Forum: Swap Forum 21st August 2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By kahnjar1
US$285 incl shipping. C'mon please make me an...

US$285 incl shipping. C'mon please make me an offer is you think this is too high..........It's a very nice dagger.......
Forum: Swap Forum 20th August 2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,648
Posted By kahnjar1
US$595 for the six jambiya including shipping....

US$595 for the six jambiya including shipping. This is cheap gentlemen!!!
Forum: Swap Forum 20th August 2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By kahnjar1
Reduced to US$300 including shipping

Reduced to US$300 including shipping
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th August 2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By kahnjar1
The other thing about Omani barrels, is that they...

The other thing about Omani barrels, is that they are all of the same intricate design, and not just a plain tube with minimal decoration as seen on most other "ethnic" long guns.
Ibrahiim has posted...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By kahnjar1
Great aren't they!! :p :p

Great aren't they!! :p :p
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By kahnjar1
No need to apologise. I was just having a...

No need to apologise. I was just having a "senior" moment. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th August 2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By kahnjar1
Red face OK Thanks. For some reason I was visualising a...

OK Thanks. For some reason I was visualising a wooden peg of some sort :o
I guess the term "recoil" confused me.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th August 2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By kahnjar1
Recoil lug?

I note that Rick and Richard mention a "recoil lug" in relation to Torador barrels.
Can you explain the purpose of this please.
In most firearms the recoil is absorbed by the stock, and the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By kahnjar1
NOW I understand. Thank you Stu

NOW I understand. Thank you
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By kahnjar1
OK I see. The "ramrods" were used for...

OK I see. The "ramrods" were used for different purposes depending on what was inside them?
So going back to the first pics, the ramrod shown here has a thread in the middle which does not appear to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th August 2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By kahnjar1
??

Not sure I understand the comments above.
If this is a ramrod missing it's end, then what is the purpose of the "tweezer"?
Same question...if it is a ramrod, why is there a thread in the middle of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th August 2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By kahnjar1
Old Medical Instrument?

Just a guess....I do not think this is a ramrod. As you suggest it looks like something to remove "foreign matter" from ones body. An old medical instrument maybe? I am assuming that the prongs are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th August 2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,016
Posted By kahnjar1
Welcome

Hi Fabrice, and welcome to the Forum.
A VERY nice NIMCHA sword. Not necessarily from Zanzibar. The so called "Zanzibar" Nimcha usually has a D shaped "guard" as shown here.
Stu
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th August 2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,048
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi mrcjgscott, I am assuming from your comment...

Hi mrcjgscott, I am assuming from your comment that you are also in NZ?What shipping/landing costs come to, depends greatly on HOW you get stuff sent. If you have stuff sent USPS then the costs would...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,071
Posted By kahnjar1
Hi Richard, ....so this raises an interesting...

Hi Richard,
....so this raises an interesting question, as Rick, I believe, is of the opinion that the so called powder chamber is LARGER than the bore. I have no proof to the contrary, but do not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By kahnjar1
Yes I definitely agree. Well worth having. Any...

Yes I definitely agree. Well worth having. Any well researched book featuring our interests is IMHO a must to add to the library....and sooner rather than later, when some of these publications ...
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