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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Today, 05:39 AM
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Posted By kronckew
Full section of video description...

Full section of video description translated:
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Replica of Han Dynasty Imperial Court Sword "206 BC - 9 AD"
YEN MAO DAO, 19th century.
Chinese classic swords from the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 06:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 623
Posted By kronckew
There is a fairly high mathematical chance that I...

There is a fairly high mathematical chance that I am a descendant of this Genghis chap. As such, with that connection, I feel I can say that the chances of this sword being his are less than the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 03:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By kronckew
“There is ... no sword but Dhu’l-Fiqar” ... Or...

“There is ... no sword but Dhu’l-Fiqar” ...

Or is it? It could be read "I am Dhu’l-Fiqar." ...

It is a beauty too. Feel free to loan it to me for a few decades. I'll even let you pay the...
Forum: European Armoury 17th April 2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 150,595
Posted By kronckew
I never actually watched more than a few minutes...

I never actually watched more than a few minutes of a few episodes. Thought they were mostly silly and a bit childish for adults. I preferred Highlander, Gladiator, The last legion, and the Eagle...
Forum: European Armoury 16th April 2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 150,595
Posted By kronckew
Thanks for that Jim, I had a minor brain fart...

Thanks for that Jim, I had a minor brain fart :rolleyes:, I'll remember (Harry) Potter tho.
Forum: European Armoury 16th April 2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 150,595
Posted By kronckew
Thought I'd add my two cents (or maybe a...

Thought I'd add my two cents (or maybe a tuppenny).

Interesting, I shall attempt to add a thought on the mix and matching world then. What a mess the sword mfg. was in at the end of the 18c!...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,616
Posted By kronckew
Dimensions (length, width, thickness of blade and...

Dimensions (length, width, thickness of blade and weight help too. Please show both sides of the blade/grip. and scabbard

Blades are often older than scabbards as they tended to drop their scabbards...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 601
Posted By kronckew
Hoorah! You're back! Glad you had good...

Hoorah! You're back! Glad you had good backups!

It'd be nice to get a few vBulletin updates! :D

Especially this thread editor, which is much improved in newer versions...

Better security, image...
Forum: European Armoury 8th April 2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 507
Posted By kronckew
Rather deep rifling! And not much room for powder...

Rather deep rifling! And not much room for powder behind the patched ball, or length to develop much spin or velocity. I suspect a heavy wool coat would serve for armour. Taking time to re-prime...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2021, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By kronckew
شكرا Shukran, excellent...

شكرا Shukran, excellent information, addition to it's description.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th April 2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By kronckew
I was not expecting them to be real, figured...

I was not expecting them to be real, figured they were brass or bronze and at best gold plated copies. wasn't sure if it was 1979 or 1919, but it doesn't matter really, as long as it's reasonably...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th April 2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By kronckew
Just got a note from the current owner, he worked...

Just got a note from the current owner, he worked in Yemen for 5 years, bought it himself there and brought it back from there with him. He's mailing it tomorrow, so I hope to get it soon. I did...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th April 2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By kronckew
Yemeni Jambia

Picked this one up tonite, was listed as 19c, but I doubt that (see date on coins) 21cm blade. Grip looks like it's been refurbished a bit, (or is new) some pins replaced, sides cleaned & no sweat...
Forum: European Armoury 5th April 2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,439
Posted By kronckew
I know a lady with what was once a 'micro-pig'...

I know a lady with what was once a 'micro-pig' house pet that puts sunscreen on her 300 lb. 'baby' now that it lives outside. The boar, George, of similar size that lives in the pasture next door is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By kronckew
The Celtic world used 'em. Y Your Music Lesson...

The Celtic world used 'em. Y

Your Music Lesson for the day:

See The Voice of the Carynx (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYM0xB5Jrc0)

( If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th April 2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,037
Posted By kronckew
I read somewhere (Churchill?) that at the battle...

I read somewhere (Churchill?) that at the battle of Omdurman in 1898, many of the Mahdi's men wore rather old maille. It was noted that it had a bad habit of shattering when hit with a sabre or lance...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,037
Posted By kronckew
If you get anywhere near a decent charge in that,...

If you get anywhere near a decent charge in that, I'd tie it to a heavy bench & use a long cord to pull the trigger from a safe distance, and preferably behind something solid, like a concrete wall....
Forum: European Armoury 2nd April 2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,439
Posted By kronckew
Mostly LESS similar, at best only vaguely...

Mostly LESS similar, at best only vaguely similar.

None of which remotely look like the one originally posted -except the fire axe i'd mentioned earlier. Even the 'halberd' axes were not similar....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By kronckew
Cna hardly see the original photos in post#1. So...

Cna hardly see the original photos in post#1.

So I enlarged them: I like the Dog too.
:D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 16,182
Posted By kronckew
:D

:D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 16,182
Posted By kronckew
...and it's your bank account's. I only too a few...

...and it's your bank account's. I only too a few hundred bitcoins.

Ibrahim, why the shouting?
Forum: European Armoury 29th March 2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,439
Posted By kronckew
Warhammers. beq de corbin/lucerne hammers

Warhammers. beq de corbin/lucerne hammers
Forum: European Armoury 29th March 2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,439
Posted By kronckew
Interesting pry bar finial, presumably for prying...

Interesting pry bar finial, presumably for prying open a gap to skewer an opponent inside their armour.

Looks a lot bigger than the subject Texas tomahawk. Looks like it has a rather nasty crack in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By kronckew
Odd location, So. Africa. I never trust...

Odd location, So. Africa.
I never trust Auctioneer descriptions. I'm surprised they didn't add 'Possibly Zulu?' o 'encourage' the bidders. We can agree it was probably made wherever the OP's was....
Forum: European Armoury 29th March 2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,439
Posted By kronckew
I considered the 'Halberd' style, but the...

I considered the 'Halberd' style, but the apparent size is wrong, my Indian Sindh spike/dagger axe (the pommel unscrews into a dagger) looks about the right size head - some came with back spikes...
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